Laura Holt

Laura Holt

I am Coach Laura, I am the the Cheer Program Director for ACTIVSTARS and currently the Head Coach of our AZ Champs Teams, Eclipse - Level 6 and Essence - Level 7!

 

Fall Shoe Drive

ACTIVSTARS FUNDRAISER -- FALL SHOE DRIVE 

 

We are excited to be part of this unique opportunity to help in a greater way and have the ability to MAKE A DIFFERENCE WORLD WIDE while running a Fundraiser for our Programs!

All you have to do is… ask your friends and family for what they already have in their closet - gently worn, used and new shoes!  The shoes you collect are not just shoes, they give a chance at livelihood that someone may not have had before.  The gently worn, used and new shoes you collect should be in good condition meaning that the soles are intact, they have laces (if necessary), there are no holes, they are dry and clean and they still have LIFE left in them.

 

THE RULE 

If you would not give them to a friend, then they are not worthy to submit with your collection.

THE MISSION

This Shoe Drive is important to ACTIVSTARS as it allows us to continue operating our programs at a low cost to students as well as offset our rising operation expenses.  Furthermore, your efforts will continue to allow us to provide Scholarships for families in need!

WHAT TO DO

Students are asked to COLLECT their shoes from family ,friends, neighbors, etc. for the 1 MONTH we are running this SHOE DRIVE and have the shoes rubber-banded, bagged and ready for drop-off on their LOCATION drop-off date (exact date will be given per location soon)!  Please DO NOT bring collected shoes to your location prior to the scheduled collection date.  Hold on to them for the scheduled collection.

  • All styles of shoes are accepted (except skates)
  • The Clear Bags and Rubber Bands will be provided the week prior to your collection date to organize for drop-off
  • Please read through the Do’s & Don’ts attached

 

STUDENT PRIZE INCENTIVES

For 1 Bag of Shoes Collected (25 pairs):  Student will receive a set of BLUE light-up shoelaces

For 2 Bags of Shoes Collected (50 pairs):  Student will receive a BLUE Sneaker Keychain & light-up shoelaces

For 3 Bags of Shoes Collected (75 pairs):  Student will receive a BLACK String Tote, Sneaker Keychain & light-up shoelaces

*PLUS, TOP LOCATION PER PROGRAM WILL WIN THE GOLDEN SHOE AWARD FOR THEIR LOCATION

 

- Arizona Locations will KICK-OFF our Shoe Drive formally the week of Monday, September 24 - Saturday, September 29

- We will run the drive for the month of OCTOBER.  Students are asked to collect their shoes and HOLD ON TO them until their collection date at their location.  

- We will begin collecting (Assigned per location, date given) starting Monday, October 22!

 

We look forward to a successful SHOE DRIVE for ACTIVSTARS PROGRAMS partnered with Funds2Org and our amazing families!

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Fall 2018 Martial Art/Karate Events

Sunday, October 14

Brown & Black Belt Testing

 

Sunday, November 4

Karate Tournament

 

 

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"HELP A STAR" Initiative

Here at ACTIVSTARS we are launching the “HELP A STAR” Initiative.  ACTIVSTARS OUTREACH is committed to helping us provide programs and scholarships for children in need. 

To contribute to this fund, we are adding the “HELP A STAR” section to the registration form.  Parents can choose to eitheradd $1, $3 or another donation amount to their total registration fee.  Just one dollars will make a significant difference and launch this initiative!

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Cheer Team Uniforms

The ACTIVSTARS Cheer Program Uniforms are stylish and current yet they are also durable, comfortable and long-lasting.  Every cheerleader wants to feel like an athlete when they take the floor to perform, having a great uniform on completes the look and feel of a cheerleader!  Let your SPIRIT shine!

With our NEW team uniform design and look we know that you want your athlete to have her/his "perfect" fit.

We have put together a sizing char to assist you with sizing your student.  Please review the attached PDF.

 

UNIFORM CARE INSTRUCTIONS:

It is VERY important to always wash your team uniform correctly to keep it looking top notch for performance day.  

Washing Instructions:  Cheer uniforms need to be washed in COLD water with NO bleach to maintain the quality of the logo/design and fabric color. 

We also recommend for uniforms to be air dried on a hanger and not placed in the dryer. 

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Fall 2018 Soccer Event Dates

Sunday, October 21

Soccer Skills Camps (East & West sides)

 

Saturday, November 17 & Sunday, November 18

Soccer Regionals (Scottsdale Sports Complex)

 

Sunday, December 16

State Soccer Tournament (Scottsdale Sports Complex)

 

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Cheer Fall 2018 Event Dates

Saturday, October 20

JV & Varsity Dance Clinic, Jr. All Star Team Stunting Clinic

 

Sunday, October 21

Pro & Elite Team Stunting Clinics

 

Saturday, December 1 & Sunday, December 2

Regional Cheer Showcase

 

Saturday, January 12 (19)

State Cheer Competition

 

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Soccer Mini Cone Challenge

Sunday, October 21
 
Registration Fee:  $20.00/player

 

West Valley Locations/Athletes -- Washington High School:  2217 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix AZ 

East Valley Locations/Athletes -- Crossroads Park:  2155 E. Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ

 

- The event will consist of a short session of drills to refine ball handling and field awareness.

- Following short drill session, players will be randomly divided into small sided teams and compete in a winner take all, small sided Mini Cone Tournament!

- The Tournament will be knock-out style with each team receiving at least 2 games.

- Winning teams will take home the MINI CONE!

 

SCHEDULE:  Is the same for both location events!

 

TIME #1 ALL Students Ages 5-8

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  - Registration & Uniform Sales

9:05 - 9:30 a.m. - Event Groups Formed on Field

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Mini Cone

12:00 p.m. - Parent Pick-Up/Dismissal from fields

 

TIME #2 ALL Students Ages 9-15

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.  - Registration & Uniform Sales

1:35 - 2:00 p.m. - Event Groups Formed on Field

2:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Mini Cone

4:30 p.m. - Parent Pick-Up/Dismissal from fields

 

DRESS:  Students should wear comfortable athletic clothing (no jeans etc.), proper footwear and shin pads (required for this event).

REQUIREMENT:  ALL STUDENTS MUST bring their SOCCER BALL to this event!

 

*Since we will be outside, students should  also bring a water bottle with their name CLEARLY labeled on it!

*Parents are welcome to stay and watch from the designated areas on site.

*Bring your Order Envelopes to use towards merchandise and registration fees!

*Special Package Pricing is ONLY  available at this event; the package pricing will NOT be offered or given at regular practices.

*During the camp, athletes will spend the day with a group of highly experienced camp counselors (coaches) from various  soccer locations to provide the players with a variety of learning models. 

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Soccer Uniforms


Each Soccer location will have a specific color assigned with white accsents representing East Valley and black accsents representing West Valley.

 

Uniform kit includes: Team Jersey, Team Shorts, & Team Socks.

Cost: $46.00

*Purchase at Soccer Skills Challenge for $40.00 and save $6.00.

Students can order their team uniforms with their coach at class or purchase thier uniforms at our upcoming Soccer Skills Challenge Day.  Please turn in your raffle/order packet to your instructor directly at class to purchase your uniform and other soccer merchandise of your choice! 


Remember, if you are planning to attend the Desert Cup Soccer Tournament the team uniform is a requirement for all players.

                                        

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Jr. All Star Team Stunting Clinic

Stunt Clinic for Jr. All Star team athletes - ages 10+

Saturday, October 20

 

Washington High School

2217 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix AZ 85017

 

REGISTRATION FEE:  $18.00 per student to attend the Jr. Stunt Clinic

The Jr. All Star Stunting Clinic is designed for the  safety and advancement of our Jr. All Star teams and students when it comes to stunting & stunt progression.  We are REQUIRING ALL our Jr. All Star students to attend this Stunt Clinic with their team in order for them to be eligible to stunt this season as Jr. All Stars.  If a student is unable to attend, she/he can still participate and perform with her/his team at practices and Showcase, but will NOT BE PERMITTED to Stunt with the team performing at level stunt skills during the semester.  This is for our athlete safety! 

All ACTIVSTARS CHEER Merchandise can be purchased on this day during our MERCHANDISE SALES - discounted price on Jr. All Star team uniform!  All items will be available for purchase.

 

JR. ALL STAR Session #1:

Acacia, AJHS/Cactus Canyon, Anthem, Bales, Desert Horizon, Drexel, Harris/Gilbert, Harris/West, Homer Davis, Ira Murphy, Kino, Lookout Mountain, Machan, Rose Lane, Sun Canyon, Washington

SCHEDULE

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.  - Merchandise Sales & Registration

12:00 - 2:00 p.m. - STUNT CLINIC SESSION #1

2:00 - 2:15 p.m.  - WRAP-UP/DISMISSAL (from Main Gym)

 

JR ALL STAR Session #2:

Bellair/Arrowhead, Bogle, Canyon Ridge, Canyon Valley, Centerra Mirage, Corte Sierra, Desert Sun, Foothills Rec., Jordan, Queen Creek, Rancho Gabriela, Sunrise, Verrado, Yavapai, & Norte

SCHEDULE

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.  - Merchandise Sales & Registration

2:45 - 4:45 p.m.  - STUNT CLINIC SESSION #2

4:45 - 5:00 p.m. - WRAP-UP/DISMISSAL (from Main Gym)

 

**ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT - please plan to register on-site the day of the event.

Please contact our office directly with further questions!

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Pro & Elite Stunting Clinic

Sunday, October 21

REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 per athlete

Washington High School Gyms - 2217 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix AZ 

 

ALL Pro team athletes and Elite team athletes who wish to STUNT during the 2018- 2019 Season with their current team; must complete an annual Stunting Clinic with our organization.  All athletes are required per ACTIVSTARS guidelines & safety  protocol, to attend this stunting clinic prior to performing any stunts at team practices or at Showcase/Competition.  Athletes who participated in previous clinics (past years) still are required to attend again this Fall 2018 to receive their “Stunt Certification” Patch for the Fall ‘18 and Spring ‘19 semesters. 

 

  • Athletes should eat a healthy BREAKFAST/LUNCH (depending on Clinic Time) prior to arrival so they have the energy needed to execute stunts.
  • Please bring a WATER BOTTLE with your name on it to the clinic.
  • Please DO NOT bring any poms, cell phones, valuables or extra bags/jackets etc. to the clinic - they could become lost.
  • Cheerleaders should check with their coach if specific "colors" or outfit is to be worn to the event.
  • Hair should be pulled up in a high ponytail with bangs clipped back and out of the face.
  • All jewelry should be removed prior to arrival, including earrings, necklaces, bracelets etc.
  • Bases should have their wrists taped prior to arrival.
  • Cheer shoes ONLY should be worn to this event - specifically for the flyers, who will not be allowed to stunt if proper footwear is not worn. We cannot allow flyers to wear chucks or other non-appropriate cheer shoes during stunting.
  • Parents, friends or other spectators will NOT be permitted to stay inside the facility during the CLINIC.
  • Parent "Stunt Spotters" will be required and permitted to stay and "hands on" assist the stunt groups. Check with your Coach to ask if more Parent Spotters are needed for your team. All spotters are asked to wear something they can move in and tennis shoes to the event.

 

SCHEDULE FOR THE STUNT CLINIC ~

 

SESSION 1 - ALL PRO TEAMS

Merchandise Sales/Registration:  8:45 - 9:45 a.m.

Stunt Clinic:  9:50 - 12:15 p.m.

Wrap Up/Dismissal:  12:20  - 12:30 p.m.

*parents will pick-up in the MAIN GYM 

 

SESSION 2 - ALL ELITE TEAMS

Merchandise Sales/Registration:  12:10 - 12:50 p.m.

Stunt Clinic:  1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Wrap Up/Dismissal:  3:35 - 3:45 p.m.

*parents will pick-up in the MAIN GYM

 

 

*Online registration is NOT available for this event, plase pay at the event via check, cash, credit card or debit card!

Parent “Stunt Spotters” will be required and permitted to stay and  “hands on” assist the stunt groups.  Check with your Coach to ask if more Parent Spotters are needed for your team.  All spotters are asked to wear something they can easily move in & tennis shoes (closed toe shoes) to the event.

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