DuPage Tumbling & Trampoline Team

Twiststars Tumbling & Trampoline AND DuPage Cheer & Power Tumbling
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Calling all tumblers and trampolinists who want a team experience but aren't ready for full competitive season yet. Introducing DCA's Pre-Team 2023.

Our pre-team runs mid-January - end of May and is for athletes who love to tumble and do skills on trampoline and interested in seeing what the competitive side of the sport entails. Perfect for someone who is thinking about team but not ready for the full year commitment. Pre-team athletes will practice 1x a week as a team on Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:30pm and then choose one other day to take a TNT class or Intro/Intermediate tumbling class for a total of 3 hours/week in the gym. Athletes will work skills and learn to put routines together with the goal of confidently performing these routines during our end of season parent showcase/in-house meet. Girls and boys ages 6+ welcome and practice together on Tuesday (will divide by age/level when needed). Click HERE for more info or HERE to register for Pre-Team 2023.

Here are some commonly asked questions and basic information about our T&T team!

DCA Cheer Program: Short Season Allstar Jan - April 2023 Welcome to the world of allstar cheer! We run our cheer program from mid-December through the end of April/beginning of May. DCA's allstar program is for those athletes who love cheer and want to learn and experience allstar cheer. We have teams for the beginner who is new to cheer and wants to learn skills in a fun and positive environment to the experienced prep and elite cheerleader who is already in love with the sport and is looking to further their individual skills in a more committed program. Click the links below for program descriptions and then the informational packets are below as well.

What's the difference between the programs? Check out the links below:

DCA Elite Teams

DCA Prep Teams

DCA Novice Teams

Information Packet for Elite, Prep and Novice-Youth Teams

Information Packet for Tiny/Mini Novice Teams- Ages 3-8, no tryout beginner cheer

Athletes interested in making an Elite, Prep or Novice Youth team, must register for tryouts through our parent portal. 

Tryouts for ages 6-11-December 9th 5:30 - 6:30pm- click HERE.

Tryouts for ages 11-15- December 9th 6:45-7:45pm- click HERE.

There is a $25 non-refundable tryout fee for those athletes trying out for either an elite, prep or novice-youth team. Tiny and Mini Novice teams-no tryouts- just register for program online.

Any questions? Call or email us! 630-588-9000


  • All Star Elite Teams: 3-4 local & travel competitions, 3 practices/week (includes tumbling). For athletes committed to performing at the highest level and have past all star cheer experience.
  • All Star Prep Teams: 3-4 local + 3 practices/week (includes tumbling). Shorter routine-focus is still building skills and experience.
  • Novice Teams: focus on learning skills and putting all star routines together. Local competitions. Still learning the scoring system. Less commitment. 2 practice/week + 1 tumbling day
  • Hot Shots- Part of Novice Program, ages 3-5 exhibition team, 2 sessions offered: September - December and again January - April
  • Momentum- Part of Novice Program, ages 6-8 exhibition team, 2 Sessions offered: September - December and again January - April.
  • Blitz- Cheer Abilities Program- all ages & FREE! Team runs September - April
  • Boot Camp for our 7th & 8th graders looking to try out for their high school cheer team-January - April each year. Plus look for Boot Camp Classes during the summer to keep you in shape for your cheer season.
Twiststars Tumbling & Trampoline AND DuPage Cheer & Power Tumbling
Twiststars Tumbling & Trampoline AND DuPage Cheer & Power Tumbling

DCA has a special needs team called BLITZ, and they are awesome. This team has been running since 2012, and many of the original girls are still on the team today! We meet Saturday afternoons during the school year. Times vary each school year so please call, and you can come to watch or participate in practice to see if this is something your child is interested in doing. Athletes learn cheer moves, dances, a special DCA cheer, and participate in around 3–4 competitions/performances each year. The only cost to participate in BLITZ is a uniform fee which we try very hard to keep reasonable but still match our other cheer program's uniforms. We work with every ability, and everyone is welcome on the team. BLITZ is part of our cheer family and participates in all team events like our end of season banquet.  Interested in finding out more about our special needs team, or know someone who would LOVE to be part of this team? Give us a call at 630-588-9000.