Background Checks

Adult Background Screening Requirements

Members of the USASF will follow the protocol found at

Non Affiliated Adult Requirements:

To ensure the safest environment possible, Cheer America will require a background screening for all adult* personnel entering the warm-up or restricted areas at all events. A Pass or Greenlight result must be submitted prior to the event to receive credentials to enter warm-up and restricted areas. Background screenings will only be accepted from the National Center for Safety Initiatives ( Current background screenings obtained through other youth organizations may be approved by submitting request to

Exceptions: Participant athletes attending high school and turning 18 during the competitive season will not be required to obtain a background screening. However, an athlete also acting in the capacity of Junior Coach or helper for another team and 18 years of age or turning 18 during the season will be required to obtain a background screening.

*adult is 18 years of age or older

How to upload your pass/fail determinations in your program account: