Each year, Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc. hosts the Pop Warner Super Bowl and National Cheer and Dance Championships. This event takes place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World during the beginning of December.
The following is information for 2019. This event has been moved to Universal Orlando Resort for 2021.
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 Pop Warner Super Bowl this December. The event, which is held annual at the Walt Disney World Resort, involves 64 football 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.).
Pop Warner Cheer and Dance Championships
The National Cheer & Dance Championships features 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.
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 can be found here.
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 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.
Family and friends can watch select games and competition from the Pop Warner Super Bowl and National Cheer & Dance Championships on their computer or mobile device! Download the ESPN app or visitto start streaming.