Florida Top Dog All-Stars was founded in the spring of 2000 by Rick and Terri Abasial. Top Dog’s 18 years of competitive successes include : 303 National Titles, 43 State Titles, 26 Regional Titles, 58 Grand Champion/High Point Finishes, and One Triple Crown Points Race Winner. In addition to these accomplishments, our program has received Best Choreography, Best Showmanship, Best Stunts, and other numerous recognitions. Our program has attended the Cheerleading Worlds eight times on an at-large bid and three times on a paid bid. Florida Top Dog RAIN has finished in the top fifteen five out of the nine years since it’s inception, including a 7th place in at Worlds in 2016. Since The Summit began in 2012, Top Dog has had the honor of taking 18 teams, with 8 of them going on a full paid bid. Our top Summit placings include one 5th, two 2nd, three 3rd’s, and three 1st place finishes.
We are excited to continue our journey by adding another training location at Lakewood Ranch Cheerleading Gym. Our 7,200 square foot facility is designed to safely train athletes to be the best in the industry. Our staff’s passion is to see athletes excel and be a part of something so much greater than just cheerleading – a family – our Ohana!
Our desire at Florida Top Dog is to work hard, train to win and create memories that will last a lifetime. The journey of success starts with being a part of a family that believes in each other, pushes each other to be the best, and is always there for each other. Our Top Dog Ohana means “Our Hearts Are Never Apart!
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Would you like to cheer for Florida Top Dog All-Stars? See the table below to view information about the programs that can be offered through all-star cheerleading. Click on the desired level and download the informational packets. There is a ton of information in the packet, including forms you will need to fill out and documents you need to bring with you to tryouts. Please make sure you read the entire packet and call with any questions before you register.
You will also need to register for the Florida Top Dog Parent Portal. You can use this account to register for tryouts, look at your practice schedule, and manage your Top Dog Financial Account.
Fundamentals is the first stop for young athletes interested in All-Star cheer. The focus is on learning basic cheer techniques while having fun and making friends in a low-pressure, non-competitive, structured environment. Fundamentals is centered around building confidence and developing strong technical skills so that athletes can transition into competitive teams when they are ready.
All-Star Novice welcomes athletes moving up from Fundamentals or with some cheer experience. Novice continues to grow the love for All-Star cheer while focusing on strengthening skill technique. This program is centered around exposing cheerleaders to competition but in an evaluation only setting (scored by rating not ranking). This progressional program is a bridge to more competitive programs when the athlete is ready to move forward.
All-Star Prep is perfect for the athlete that is ready to move on the the next level of competitive cheer. Athletes may have some previous cheer experience through recreation programs, previous all-star programs or school cheerleading. All-Star Prep teams will compete at one-day events and continue to learn all-star cheerleading skills in progression that is centered around safety and developing strong technical skills.
All-Star Elite is the highest level of competitive cheer. All-Star Elite athletes have strong foundational tumbling and cheerleading skills and are dedicated to the sport. These athletes want to take their “cheer passion” to the next level and compete at competitions both locally and nationally.
CheerAbilities is designed for our exceptional athletes who want to be a part of the amazing sport of All-Star Cheerleading. Practices are centered around teaching all-star cheerleading skills, while creating memories and building friendships. CheerAbilities teams compete at various local competitions.
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