- Hotel Check In Arrive in Jacksonville and check into your hotel.
- Director's Reception Meet your fellow TaxSlayer Bowl coaches and instructors at the Director’s Reception.
- First Rehearsal This evening, your performers will meet their halftime show choreographer and get right to work! During this first evening of rehearsals, your choreographer will adjust the show as necessary and put on the final touches to the show.
Your TaxSlayer Bowl package includes:
- Performance in the TaxSlayer Bowl halftime show finale
- TaxSlayer Bowl game tickets
- TaxSlayer Bowl Cheer Camp
- Dinner, Dance, and Recognition Event
- Two lunches and two breakfasts
- Access to nationally known choreographers
- Show costume
- Ground transportation to and from all included activities
- Optional: Add an Orlando excursion before or after your TaxSlayer Performance and spend time at Universal Studios!
- Optional: Add an optional New Year’s Eve Party!
Meet your head choreographer: Kevin Andrews
As captain of his high school cheerleading squad, Kevin led his team to many competitions. He continued cheering into college at the University of Wisconsin. He later transferred to Western Kentucky University and he joined the cheerleading team there. Kevin began dancing after sitting front row at a Britney Spears concert in high school and followed his passion to Los Angeles where he established himself as a prominent dancer and choreographer. Kevin is now a leading choreographer in Nashville where he has danced and choreographed for major country music stars Alan Jackson, Big & Rich and LeAnn Rimes.
- Creator of the cheer app, “ Cheerleading Stunts, Tosses, and Jumps!” for the iPhone and Andriod
- Choreographer on Dancing with the Stars
- Choreographer for Sweetwater Rain on the Rascal Flatts Tour
- Choreographer for The Band Perry Tour
- Choreographer for the Mr. Olympia World Bodybuilding Championship
- Choreographer for many popular country music videos
Optional Orlando Excursion
Two great cities, one awesome trip!
Add on an optional excursion to Orlando before or after your stay in Jacksonville!
- 4 Night Inclusions – 3 nights in Jacksonville, 1 night in Orlando & a 2 day park hopper pass to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure
- 5 Night Inclusions – 3 nights in Jacksonville, 2 nights in Orlando & a 2 day park hopper pass to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure
Talk to your Event Selection Advisor for more details!
Your Adventure, Day by Day
- Fuel Up Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.
- Downtown TaxSlayer Bowl Pep Rally This morning, rock out in the Downtown TaxSlayer Bowl Parade and Pep Rally!
- TaxSlayer Bowl Mini Cheer Clinic This afternoon, join with fellow cheerleaders and perfect your moves at the TaxSlayer Bowl Mini Cheer Clinic!
- Gala and Awards Ceremony This evening, you’ll enjoy relaxing with fellow performers and directors at the official Gala and Awards Ceremony.
- Fuel Up Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, and start your morning rehearsals.
- Morning Rehearsal Spend the morning perfecting the halftime show performance.
- Final Dress Rehearsal You’ve got one final dress rehearsal with the marching band.
- TaxSlayer Bowl kick-off!
- Sight-See After a good night’s rest, enjoy Jacksonville a bit more before heading home!
- Optional Add On Add on to your trip with a visit to Orlando. Enjoy 1 or 2 days in hopping between Universal Studios and Islands of adventure. Talk to your Event Selection Advisor for details.