2016 Pop Warner Super Bowl and National Cheer & Dance Championships

December 3-10 2016


Each year, Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc. hosts the Pop Warner Super Bowl and National Cheer and Dance Championships.

For the past 19 years, the event has taken place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World during the second week of December.


Pop Warner Super Bowl

Pop Warner Super Bowl

The nation’s top youth football teams and players will converge on Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex for the 60th Pop Warner Super Bowl this December. The event will mark the 19th year held at Walt Disney World Resort, involving more than 70 teams. To reach the Pop Warner Super Bowl, teams nationwide battle local and regional tournaments throughout the year. Teams compete at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in five divisions based on size and age: Mitey-Mite (ages 7-9 yrs.), Jr. Pee Wee (ages 8-10 yrs.), Pee Wee (9-11 yrs.), Jr. Midget (10-12 yrs.) and Midget (11-14 yrs.).


For more information, visit popwarner.com or Disney’s web site.

Pop Warner Cheer and Dance Championships

The National Cheer & Dance Championships will feature over 400 cheer/dance squads who will compete at the five-day long event. Competitions take place at the HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Cheer and dance squads compete in four different age ranges (Jr. Pee Wee, Pee Wee, Jr. Midget, and Midget), as well as three squad sizes (Small, Medium and Large) and four competition categories.

Activities Off the Field and Floor

In addition to the competition on the field and on the floor, more than 8,700 athletes and 2,000 coaches enjoy special events and activities, such as the opportunity to keep up with their studies at the OfficeMax Study Hall and Disney sports recognized team moms at a Team Parent Information Session.

Spectator Information

A General Admission ticket will provide you admission to most amateur events at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and can be purchased at the Box Office upon arrival.

You may also purchase a “Length of Event ticket,” which will provide you admission for all seven days of competition. Ticket prices are as follows:

Single Day Tickets:

Adults (ages 10 and higher): $16.00
Children (ages 3 – 9):

Full Event Tickets:

Adult: $48.00
Children: $33.00

Public Exhibitions

Some public exhibitions may be scheduled during the Football and Cheer and Dance tournaments. Guests can expect heavy bookings at some resorts, especially All-Stars, by youth groups, as well as possible crowds in parks during evening hours.

Live Television Coverage

Youth athletes competing in the Pop Warner Super Bowl will gain national exposure on ESPN. Through 2019, more than 40 hours of live game coverage and game action cut-ins will be shown on ESPN3.com. In addition, the Division I Midget national championship game will be aired on ESPN2 and other networks.

For additional Pop Warner National Companionship information, visit popwarner.com, Facebook or Disney’s web site.

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