Learning how to manage, minimize, and plan for the costs of cheerleading is one of the most important things cheerleaders, cheer parents, and cheer coaches can do. This will help you have a positive experience and ensure you can participate to begin with! We recently covered everything from saving money on cheer travel and uniforms to running effective fundraisers. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Cheerleaders do a lot of fundraising. These can be fun, but it can also be stressful to run a fundraiser—and difficult to run one that is successful. One of the best tips we’ve heard about fundraising is to keep it simple. So here are a few ideas for fundraisers that cost little to put on and are likely to be big hits with your supporters.

  • Cheerleading can be expensive. There’s a lot you can do to minimize the costs of cheerleading apparel and gear, but travel costs are harder to control. If your team flies to a competition or other cheer event, take these tips into account to help you get the best price possible on your plane tickets.

  • Cheerleading uniforms are a cheer cost you can’t just skip. Your uniforms are a vital part of being a cheerleader! You can, however, save a lot of money when it comes to buying cheerleading uniforms. Here’s how to do it

  • The cost of cheerleading can unfortunately make it hard on families to participate or even keep athletes from trying out for cheer at all. Luckily, there are ways cheerleaders and cheer parents can manage the costs of cheer, and there are even things coaches can do to help out. Here are three ways coaches can keep cheer costs down.

For even more tips and tricks on saving money on cheerleading fees, download our newest free cheerleading ebook, The Cheerleading Guide to Cost Management.

How do you manage and minimize cheerleading costs?