All-State Cheerleading Squad

Contact: Melissa Hatfield
Phone: 563-210-0255
Address: 1420 Baker Avenue, West Branch, IA 52358

All-State Squad Information

Click here for All State Squad General Information (from Back to School Mailing)

2022 All-State Performance

March 11, 2022 at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines

The Iowa All-State Cheerleading Squad is an ICCA/IHSAA sponsored, select team. Any varsity cheerleader of an ICCA member team can tryout for the team. Tryouts are held in October every year. Candidates are judged on their motions, jumps, dance ability, and gymnastics. A team of 20-45 of Iowa’s best cheerleaders is chosen. A choreographer is hired and the team practices on four different Sundays from January to March. During the IHSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament, the team comes together and performs during half time of two of the Friday games. The last performance is during the 1A final. This half time performance is televised and team members are presented with medals.

The ICCA All-State Director is Melissa Hatfield (

All State Cheer Tryout Music

The dance is four 8 counts. The first 8 count starts with the words. The music is longer than the dance so don’t worry that the music keeps going. Choreography ends on “one” of the fifth 8 count.

Congratulations to the following members of the
2020-2021 All-State Team:

Addi Steele -Pleasant Valley
Andee Barwin – St. Edmond
Allie Abbott – Assumption
Amanda Le – Urbandale
Ashton Merrill – North Union
Aubrey Bemrich – St. Edmond
Ava Torres – Cedar Falls
Bailey Williamson – Southeast Polk
Caleigh Spinks – Pleasant Valley
Elise Petsche – Winterset
Ella Amundson – Mason City
Ella Hurst – Pleasant Valley
Ella Reed – Cedar Falls
Emma Erickson – Ballard
Halle Menke – Bishop Garrigan
Genessee Diggins Kennedy – Ames
Alissa Hoover – Ames
Haleigh Hayes – Mason City
Hope Yang – Carlisle
Jozalyn Munson – Northwood Kensett
Mya Helm – Oskaloosa
Jordan Czerwinksi – Oskaloosa
Caitleen Potot – Oskaloosa
Kira Langenfeld – Denison-Schleswig
Lizzie Quintero – Mason City
Lorelei Cash – Garner Hayfield Ventura
Macie Skahill – Pleasant Valley
McKenna Schroeder – Iowa City Liberty
Savannah Ervin – Pleasant Valley
Shae Smith – West Hancock
Taylor Kieweit – Dike New Hartford
Jade Whitley – Oskaloosa
Chloe Crandall – Des Moines Christian
Honorable Mentions
Courtney Kelly – Independence
Caity Burke – Pleasant Valley
Sophie Malman – Pleasant Valley
Evan Bay Brakke – Ames
Samantha Schaben – Ames
Lindsey Moore – Northwood Kensett
Brooklyn Baker – Carlisle


All seniors on the All-State Squad are eligible to apply for a $250 scholarship by submitting an application to the All-State Director. A committee of ICCA board members chooses the winner. The winner is recognized after the final performance of the All State team at the Boy’s State Basketball Tournament.

2020-2021 All State Scholarship Winner: Chloe Crandell – Des Moines Christian High School

2022 Practice Schedule

Tryouts – Carlisle High School – October 16-17, 2021
Practices – Carlisle High School
January 9th, 2022
February 6th, 2022
February 27th, 2022
March 6th, 2022 (makeup practice)
March 10th, 2022 – (afternoon/evening)
Performances – March 11, 2022

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