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THURSDAY: JUNE 14th, 2018:

Sorry for all the emails today, but we have another exciting fundraiser opportunity to share with you! In addition to the Cookie Dough fundraiser and the Swim Under the Stars Night (more information coming on that!), this year we are offering the following fundraising opportunities: 
Our LVT Cheerleaders have the opportunity to perform during the quarter break sessions of a Windy City Bulls home opener game on Friday November 2nd!  For those who don’t know, the Windy City Bulls are the minor league basketball team owned and operated by the Chicago Bulls organization. They are also a sponsor of the IRCA and are very involved and supportive of youth sports.
This will be such a fun experience for the athletes and will give some of our new participants the chance to see the Sears Center arena where State takes place J
Details will be coming, but in the meantime here is what we can share: 
  • THIS IS OPTIONAL. No one is required to participate, but we do think this will be a truly fun and unforgettable experience for these athletes and we are encouraging all to attend.
  • Tickets will be $20. A portion of all ticket sales will go back to the organization to help offset our State costs! (Depending on how many we sell, we get $5-$10 per ticket back, so invite everyone for this fun family night out!). In order to ensure our “wolf pack” sits together, they are encouraging you to buy your tickets early. Athletes will need a ticket to get in.
  • A link will be sent out closer to August where you can purchase your tickets directly online.
  • The athletes will need to arrive by 6:00, game will start at 7:00.  They will perform during the end of 1st quarter and end of 3rd.
  • The Coaches will work together to put together a routine.
  • The organization will be presented with a check during halftime for the money raised and get scoreboard recognition.
100% of the proceeds from this sale will go towards State fees! There is no minimum to sell but to help encourage sales, we will be offering HALF OFF STATE FEES for the top seller
Bantam - Just because you won't be participating in State this year, doesn't mean you can't get in on the fun! Top seller on your team will win a very special spirit wear item! 
This is not a mandatory fundraiser, but to keep it fair for those who do participate, if you elect not to participate in this fundraiser, your State fees will not be reduced.
If you did not receive a fundraiser packet, please see the attached PDF. 
Packets and payments are due to your Coaches on July 18th. Checks may be made payable to LVTYC. 
We will have 3 open gym nights at Twisters. Please save the dates! More details to come the closer we get.
Cost $10 per participate and open to all friends and family!
Friday August 17th
Friday September 7th
Friday October 5th 
  • Choreography Follow Up: 2nd – 8th Grade; please save the date of October 6th for a Choreography follow up!
  • We will be registering for our competition dates on Saturday June 23rd. As soon as the paperwork is turned in your coaches will get the information out to you!
  • Dress Rehearsal: Prior to the 1st competition we will have our dress rehearsal.  We are waiting on the schools to confirm which date is best for them. 
  • Our amazing special events group is working on putting the details of the Kick-off Rally together. We will communicate that to you as soon as we can.
  • We are also working on a few other smaller fundraisers (another Culver's night, car wash, dining for dollars nights, etc)!

FRIDAY: APRIL 6th, 2018:

A few of our teams are officially at capacity! 
Space on our other teams is EXTREMELY LIMITED! Below is a list of openings for our 2018 Teams.

? 7th and 8th grade = FULL
? 5th and 6th grade = 3 openings 
? 3rd and 4th grade = FULL
? 2nd grade = 7 openings 
? Kindergarten and 1st grade = 5 openings

If you are interested in securing one of the open spaces or have any questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. immediately!
Once these spaces fill up we will not be able to accept any additional athletes for that age grouping.

Looking forward to an amazing season! ?

WEDNESDAY: March 21, 2018:

What an exciting start to the Cheer season! 

We have had two registrations and teams are filling up quickly!
Space on some of our teams is EXTREMELY LIMITED! Below is a list of openings for our 2018 Teams.

? 7th and 8th grade = 1 opening 
? 5th and 6th grade = 4 openings 
? 3rd and 4th grade = 5 openings 
? 2nd grade = 7 openings 
? Kindergarten and 1st grade = 5 openings

If you are interested in securing one of the open spaces or have any questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. immediately!
Once these spaces fill up we will not be able to accept any additional athletes for that age grouping.

Looking forward to an amazing season! 

FRIDAY: February 16, 2018; RE: Welcome to LVT Cheer!

Good morning - 
Thank you all for registering for the 2018 Lake Villa Timberwolves Cheer season! It was great to see so many new and returning faces.  Although it seems that we have a long wait until the season starts, we are busy behind the scenes to make this a fun and memorable year for our athletes. 
Here is a very brief overview of what’s to come. I hope it helps to answer any questions you may have. If not, please reach out! (Additional information, including flyers for our fundraisers and events, may be found on our website!)
What’s Next?
We still have two more registrations (3/17 and 4/21). Once the April registration closes, teams will be finalized and you will be receiving an email from your Coach regarding practices, fittings times and other important information.
Practices and Games:
All squads cheer at Football games on weekends starting end of August.
Practices will start in mid-July for all teams. All squads will practice 2 – 3 nights a week in July and August. After Labor Day practices will drop to 2 nights a week. Additional practices will be added the week before any competition.
Practice days and times have not been determined yet. We will have a better idea when final registration closes and we have team sizes.
We compete in Illinois Recreational Cheer Association (IRCA) cheer competitions.
Our K – 1st Squad will participate in 1 competition.
Our 2nd – 8th grade squads will compete in 4 competitions.
We will not have competition dates until organizations can register in June/July. As soon as we have them, we will communicate them to you.
With a qualifying score, our 2nd – 8th grade squads may earn bids to compete at the State Competition in December. (Please note that State historically takes place the first week of December, this year the first full weekend is December 7-9, we will confirm the actual date in late February).
All Timberwolves are welcome to walk in the Lake Villa St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Additional details will be sent out. In the mean time, please save the date: Saturday March 17th!
·        St. Patrick Day Shirts:If you would like a Timberwolves St. Patrick’s Day shirt, you may purchase directly online through the Cheer Shoppe and pick up at the Pancake Breakfast on March 4th. If you are unable to attend the Pancake Breakfast, you can still order and pick up at another time. Deadline to order is Friday February 23. Shirts are not required to walk in the parade. Shirts may be purchased here: http://www.cheershoppe.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=645
Uniform Fittings will take place on May 20th.  At this time, I do not have the final amount for fittings. Those fees will be determined after the spring fundraisers close and we finalize discussions with our vendors. That information will be sent out via email in April.
Our Spirit Wear vendor is also scheduled to be onsite during fittings and will be selling LVT Cheer items. (We met with them yesterday and we are SO excited about their ideas!). We will also be setting up an online website where you may purchase spirit wear if you do not wish to purchase the day of fittings.
If you entered into a payment plan I will be sending you an email next week with payment options and instructions.
Please remember to share these events with your friends and family! The only way these fundraisers will work is if we all do what we can to make them as successful as possible!
·        Portillos: Wednesday – February 28th from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Simply order your dinner at Portillos in Gurnee and bring in the attached flyer, show it on their phone, or mention the organization at checkout (or if ordering through the drive thru mention it to the 1st order taker) and 20% off all proceeds will go towards the Cheer Camp fund. Invite your friends, families and neighbors!
·        Bake Sale: Friday – March 2nd. We are still looking for items for our Bake Sale! If you would like to donate an item for our Bake Sale  that is taking place during the Pancake Breakfast, please contact me. All items may be dropped off at  the VFW on Friday March 2ndbetween 5:30 – 7:30.
·        Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale: Saturday – March 4th from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm at Lake Villa VFW Tickets may be purchased at the door. This is shaping up to be a great fundraiser and we hope to see you all there! Tickets may be purchased at the door.
·        Bowling Fundraiser: Saturday – March 10th starts at 6:30 More details to come. At Lakes Bowl in Round Lake. Tickets may be purchased directly on the Lake Villa Timberwolves website. 
Camp will take place Thursday June 7 – Saturday June 9 at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI. The cost is $300 per participant and includes all camp wear (shirts and shorts for the daily actives), lodging, meals, cheer instruction from university cheerleaders, nightly team bonding activities including movies, swimming and a rock climbing wall. The camp concludes on Saturday with a showcase for the Parents.
This camp is not a requirement to participate in the Timberwolves program and it is an optional event. The cost is $300 which is not included your registration fees. If you are interested in participating, you may pay the $300 fee in one payment or break it down into 2 payments ($150 due on March 17 and $150 due on April 16). If paying in full, payment would be due by March 17
The registration deadline is March 17th. Camp wear fitting will be on Monday April 16. To register please reply to this email.
I hope that this helped to answer some of your questions. Again, if there is anything else you need help with, please let me know. Looking forward to a great season! 

Niki Groblewski 

Vice-President of Cheer Operations

MONDAY: January 22, 2018, RE: Lake Villa Timberwolves Cheer Registration - 2018

Good afternoon -
Thank you for being a part of our 2017 season! 
We hope that you will be joining us for the upcoming 2018 Lake Villa Timberwolves Cheer season!  It is going to be a great one. We have lots happening behind the scenes to make this a memorable year for the athletes and are hoping to see a lot of returning and new faces this year.
If you have any questions about anything, please contact Niki Groblewski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..    
What's new for 2018?
  • Bantam (K-1st grade squad) will be participating in their first IRCA competition this season! They will compete at 1 competition this year.
  • 2nd-8th grade squads will be participating in 4 IRCA competitions this season! 
  • 5th-8th grade squads have the option to participate in a summer cheer camp - June 7-9 (contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info)
  • Additional fundraising opportunities will be available for State Competition fees! (details at fittings)
Our first registration date (and early bird pricing) will beSaturday February 10th!
*** We encourage everyone to attend this date to lock in the early bird pricing! ***
Registration Dates: 
All registrations will be held in person at the Field House at the corner of Grand Ave and Fairfield Rd.
  • SaturdayFebruary 10, 2018; 10:00 - 2:00 (EARLY BIRD PRICING)
  • Saturday: March 17, 2018; 12:00 - 2:00
  • Saturday: April 21, 2018; 12:00 - 2:00
  • Early Bird Registration Fee:
    • K-1st Grade: $185.00
    • 2nd – 8th Grade: $360.00
  • Standard Registration Fees:
    • K-1st Grade: $215.00
    • 2nd – 8th Grade: $390.00
With your registration you will receive: 
  • K-1st grade will get $50 worth of raffle tickets to sell to recoup their registration costs. That money will be yours to keep! 
  • 2nd - 8th grade will get a $100 worth of raffle tickets to sell to recoup their registration costs. That money will be yours to keep!
Payment Plans: 
  • Available for everyone! Please attend the first registration to set utilize this option. 
  • Payment plan requires a minimum of $100 down at the time of registration.  
  • If you have a Football player in the program they must attend registration with you.
Additional Information, including IMPORTANT DATES for 2018, can be found on the LVT Cheer Webpage: WELCOME TO CHEER | Lake Villa Timberwolves
We look forward to another amazing season with everyone!
Niki Groblewski 
Vice-President of Cheer Operations