Cheerleading News

Welcome to the 2016 La Plata Blue Knights Cheer Season

La Plata Blue Knights Cheerleading is open to girls ages 5-15. Girls who participate on All-Star cheerleading teams or compete at the High School Level can cheer throughout the season at football games but cannot cheer at the end of the season Cheer Competition. 


There is no residency requirement to cheer for LPBK. Registration is open to ALL.

Included in each Cheerleaders registration will be – Uniform Shell and Skirt – (Must be returned at the end of the season if it is not returned you are responsible for the payment of the uniform $240.00)           

Additional Equipment – Warm-ups (for cold weather) – Can be purchased at the beginning of the season.

Competition Bow is a mandatory purchase if you decide to compete in competition.

Practices - Practices will begin in the first week of August and the season will go through November. Practices are usually 3 to4 times a week for 2 hours.  Practice days and times will vary per team. All practices will be held in La Plata. Practices will be moved inside sometime in the end of September early October. Once we do move inside all practices are closed to Parents.

Squad Placement - Cheerleaders are placed on squads based on age by August 31st. Registering your child on a team, does not guarantee their place on that team. The Cheer Committee will make squads and you will be notified by your coach prior to our “Meet your coach/ Uniform Pick up Day”.

CompetitionWe usually attend at least 2 competitions each year.  More information will be given at a later date regarding locations and dates. It is also the coach’s decision to attended additional competitions.


Cheerleading Competitions Results

Cheer and Dance Extreme-Spirit of Fall Classic- Upper Marlboro- November 21, 2015

Mini Rec 7u Level 1: 3rd Place
Pee Wee Rec 9u Level 2: 1st Place
Youth Rec 11u Level 2: 2nd Place
Junior Rec 13u Level 3.1: 2nd Place


Charles County Thanksgiving Competition- North Point High School- November 22, 2015

6 & under: 3rd Place
8 & under: 1st Place
12 & under: 1st Place
14 & under: 1st Place

Game Schedule – We will not have game schedules until the 2nd or 3rd week of practices. It will be the Cheer Committee and coach’s decision on how many games will be cheered for, no more than 10 but possibly more if your football teams makes it to playoffs and states

If you have questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact me at:  You can also register your child online.


Business Sponsors

Children's Healthcare Center

The Greene Turtle


Roy Rogers

K & M Electric

FedEx Office (LaPlata)