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BARTRAM TRAILS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

BARTRAM TRAILS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

BEARS CHEER

Welcome to the Bartram Trails Athletic Association Youth Cheerleading Page, Home of the

Bartram Bears!!


REGISTRATION FOR 
2022 IS NOW OPEN!!!

COME GROWL WITH US!!


Behavior, Education, Accountability, Respect, Success



PLEASE READ ALL THE 

INFORMATION BEFORE 

YOU REGISTER! 

 

We are EXCITED as our BTAA Cheerleading Program has many positive and exciting changes this

season with a lot of emphasis on our Cheerleaders experience!  Our program focuses on

nourishing children’s love for sports, instilling them with confidence, and building all the skills

that can help them progress not only as athletes but overall, at all activities in life.


Join us for our THIRD season full of NEW and wonderful changes and surprises!!!!!!!!!





COST -


Online registration officially opens on 2/01/2022; You will be able to do everything in one easy step with no hassles.

The registration fee for the 2022 Cheer season is $350.00. Cheerleaders that register prior to 3/1/2022 will receive a $20

"Early bird" discount applied at checkout. Also, there will be a $3 service fee applied at checkout. Fully paid registration is

required before a cheerleader will be issued uniforms, equipment or placed on a team.
 



BTAA Cheerleading Registration Cost Breakdown:

  • Spirit Pack (Custom tank top, Custom T-Shirt, Shorts, Bows, Socks, and Water bottle) – yours to keep
  • Uniform Rental (needs to be returned)
  • Crop Top
  • Shell
  • Skirt
  • Poms Rental (needs to be returned)
  • Field Equipment
  • Yearly Equipment Servicing / Reconditioning
  • NFYFC Membership Fee
  • Liability Insurance

 

  Organizational Costs Covered with Registration Fees:

  • Operational/Administration Fees (storage facility, supplies, first-aid kits, maintenance equipment, operating equipment, mats, etc.) 
  • Practice and Home Field Fees
  • League Dues

 


Equipment That You Will Need to Purchase:

  • White Shoes
  • Boy shorts/bloomers
  • Choreography Music Fee (option, potential fundraising may apply)
  • Program Ad (Strongly Encouraged)

 

 

Sideline/Competition Expectation:

  • Season begins the end of July and regular season will end mid-end November.
  • ALL Cheerleaders will participate in sideline for ALL home and away games
  • ALL Cheerleaders must participate in the end of year local conference competition. 

 


Volunteering is required of parents. 
Without this help, we cannot function as an

organization. We will need help with:

  • Concessions (cashier, cook, food runner) 
  • Gate
  • Set-Up Crew
  • Clean-Up Crew
  • There will be a signup sheet at the beginning of the season for available volunteer spots per shift, please keep in mind:
    •  Two shift per athlete is required for the season
    • Of which, at least one concessions shift is required per family    
          • Select slots opposite of your athlete's play time (not required, but recommended)
          • Volunteer shifts are not necessarily aligned with game time
          • Watch for important details from the Team Mom Coordinator and Head Coach
          • OPTIONAL Volunteer OPT OUT Fee will be $250 per athlete, due at registration 
          • Volunteer Requirements DO NOT exclude Coaches/Team Parents/BTAA Board Members

           

       

Practices for Cheer will typically be at RIVERTOWN FIELD II; practice field location may vary

as weather permits, i.e., closures due to weather and field conditions.
        

  • Practice is generally from 6 PM - 8 PM, Monday - Friday  
  • When school begins, the practice schedules adjust as follows:
    • 6 hours a week
    • Typically, 3 days a week.
    • Two hours each night
    • Coaches/Team Coordinator will communicate further details at the start of season. 
    • 10 hours of conditioning are required before we can officially start the season practice
    • Times may vary, last-minute changes may occur due to St. John County field schedule availability, weather conditions, and other unforeseen circumstances.

     

   

 COACHES, PARENTS, AND PLAYERS CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Profane, obscene, abusive, or degrading language in the presence of anyone connected with the game is unacceptable.
  • This includes all practices, games, or events.
  • Do not grab a child by the facemask, slap a child on the helmet, shove, push, or handle a child in an aggressive or abusive manner.
  • Always conduct yourself in a sportsmanlike manner.
  • Do not engage in any acts of violence.
  • Striking any other coach, official, player, spectator, or other adult participants shall result in the head coach and assistant coach(es), player(s), or a parent(s) being suspended indefinitely. 
  • Emphasize the importance of being good students as well as good athletes.
  • Accept the decision of game officials on the field as being fair and called to the best of their ability.
    • This does not mean a head coach cannot properly question a call.
  • Do not criticize the opposing team, its players, coaches, or fans by word or gestures.
  • The use of drugs, alcohol, tobacco (including chewing tobacco), or e-cigarettes/vapes in any form on the field while participating in any BTAA, game, or practice is unacceptable and can result in being suspended indefinitely. 
  • You will not knowingly permit an ineligible player to play in any game.
  • Doing so will forfeit the game and an indefinite suspension from BTAA.
  • Should head coaches or their assistant coaches violate any BTAA playing rules or directives, they can be subject to immediate disciplinary actions. Report any misconduct to the BTAA Board Members immediately
  • Please do not do anything in which BTAA cannot defend you.
  • This includes all coaches, players, officials, parents, and spectators.
  • Injuries should be reported to the BTAA Board Members immediately. 

 


After registering, your next step is attending a parent meeting for your group,

which will be communicated closer to the start of conditioning camp.



More Important Information: 

  • Injuries should be reported to the BTAA Board Members immediately. 
  • We will hold our Bear Football and Cheer Camp as well as a specialized camp in late Spring/Early Summer.
  • Practices start at the end of July, and the season ends in November.
  • We have 8 regular-season games as well as playoffs/championships.
  • We are a COMPETITIVE football association and member of a premier league, North Florida Youth Football (Cheer) Conference NFYFC/NFYCC.
  • Fundraising: We will be having fundraisers throughout the season to assist with football/cheer programming needs.
  • This is an expectation for each team and participant.
  • All Coaches Are Heads Up Football Certified Annually, Background Screened, Interviewed, and will exhibit and uphold the “Qualities and Standards” we expect as a BEAR lead by the CHEER Director, BTAA BOARD and CHEER Committee.
  • All BTAA Board members and BTAA Committee staff are background screened
  • CPR and First Aid Trained Staff at all events
  • Age Matrix is below (league age as of 8/31): 

 

  

6U TINY CHEER (5/6 YRS OLD)

8U MINI CHEER (7/8 YRS OLD)

10U YOUTH CHEER (9/10 YRS OLD)

12U JUNIOR CHEER (11/12 YRS OLD)

14U SENIOR CHEER (13/14 YRS OLD)

 

 


 Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches, Junior Coaches & Team Parents Needed!!


Please inquire at [email protected] or contact the

Cheer Director Karla Rocafort at:  
[email protected]




BE A PART OF SOMETHING SPECIAL, EXPERIENCE OUR CULTURE

GO BEARS!!!!!!!!!




BTAA CHEER PROGRAM DIRECTORS & EXECUTIVE BOARD

Cheer Director: Karla Rocafort

President: Chris Rocafort
Vice President: Natasha Harrison 
Field/Football Director: Kevin Harrison
Equipment Director: Nick Fulp
Team Parent Coordinator: Heather Price 



 

Contact

BARTRAM TRAILS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
13720 Old ST Augustine Road, Suite 8 Box 113
Jacksonville, Florida 32258

Email: [email protected]

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