News, Events, and Announcements from Past Seasons

Events: 2014–2015

  • August 24:
    • We had a successful and eventful SUMMER program.
    • Our FALL Program starts soon. Visit our Program Page for more information.
    • Fall Trial Practices Schedule: September 1st to 3rd
  • July 1: Kanata Summer Festival at Fairy Lake, Newmarket Ontario
  • June 24: 2015 PanAm Torch Relay, Newmarket
  • June 10: Year-End Gala
  • June 7: Aurora Street Festival 2015

    ACE Firebirds wants to thank all who watched our performances throughout the day and stopped by our booth to chat and learn more about our program.

  • June 3: Pom Dance Trial Practice for ages 6 – 18
  • June 2, 3, 4: Trial Practices & Athlete Evaluation
  • May 23: OCF Wonderland Competition, Vaughan (Teams competing: Tiny, Mini, Junior Prep, Junior, Senior, Youth Duo, Senior Duo, Senior Indy)
  • May 13, 14 & 20: Athlete Evaluations
  • May 10, Sunday: Cheer Evolution Red Carpet, Hershey Centre, Mississauga (Teams competing: Tiny, Mini, Junior, Senior, Parent)
  • April 28 to 30: FREE TRIAL PRACTICES
  • March 28, Saturday: Shout Cheer and Dance Maple Leaf Championship, Hamilton Convention Centre (Mini, Junior, Senior, Parent)
  • March 19: March Break Cheer Camp See Details…
  • March 7: JamFest Mega-Jam, Oncentre Complex, Syracuse, New York (Mini, Junior, Senior)
  • February 28: OCF Provincials, Powerade Centre, Brampton (Mini, Junior, Senior)
  • January 31: Firebirds Showcase!
  • December 7th: Cheer for the Cure
    Senior Blaze team at their first competition at the International Centre in Mississauga!!! Proceeds from the competition benefitting the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • December 9th: Family and Friends Holiday Dinner and Fundraiser
    Had the best wings and ribs in town at AllStar Wings and Ribs, served up by your Firebirds Cheerleaders!!! Great food, fabulous raffle prizes, and a free holiday gift for all kids 10 years and under.

Events: 2013–2014

  • August 18th – 22nd: Cheer Camp

    We held our first ever Cheer Camp at the Firepit!!!

    Instructors from Cheer Factory were guest coaches at camp for an exciting week of cheer FUNdamentals!!! Cheer Factory is an international skill building group, who has worked with teams from all over the world including Africa, Europe, North and South America and the South Pacific. Some Canadian teams include Alberta Cheer Empire, Dynamite Allstars, Limelight Allstars, and Kingston Elite.

  • July 1, 2014: Canada Day Kanata Festival

    What a great day at the Newmarket Kanata Festival at Fairy Lake to celebrate Canada Day and watch some AMAZING demos from the Firebirds Cheerleading team!!!

    Thank you to everyone who came by to watch the shows and visit our booth; it was great to meet you all!

    Thank you also to our athletes, who despite the intense heat, put on four great shows and brought the Canada Day cheer all day long!!!

  • June 1, 2014: Aurora Street Festival

    The Firebirds teams showed off their amazing skills at the Aurora Street Festival! Thank you to those who watched and cheered us on!

  • May 27&28, 2014:

    FREE Trial Practices and Team Placements

    We were excited to see everyone who came and participated at our trial practices on

    Tuesday May 27:
    6:00-7:30 pm, 4-8yrs
    7:30-9:30 pm, 12-17yrs

    Wednesday May 28:
    6:00-7:30 pm, 9-14yrs
    7:30-9:30 pm, 15-17yrs.

    We hope everyone who participated was challenged and had fun!

  • May 25, 2014: GRAND OPENING!!!

    Practices are well underway at our new home, The Firepit, and we thank everyone who came and checked out the Pit on Sunday May 25!

    Mayor of Newmarket, Tony Van Bynen, lead the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 pm, and we thank Spirit Bows who was on hand all day selling some amazing cheer bows!

    Our new facility features over 5600 sq ft, 20′ clear height, a spacious parent/birthday party area, and a fully-sprung floor!

    We are so excited to be in our new space, and we want to thank you for being a part of this momentous event!

  • May 24, 2014: OCF Wonderland Competition

    Congratulations to all our Firebirds teams for their performances at our last competition of the year at Canada’s Wonderland!

  • May 10, 2014: Cheer Evolution Spring Classic

    Our Mini team put on a great show at the Spring Classic competition at the Hershey Centre! Congratulations to our Sparks!

  • April 5/6, 2014: OCF Nationals

    Firebirds come home with 3rd place, 2nd place, and National Champions banners!

    Congratulations to of all of our athletes! You have all worked very hard and we are so proud of all you have accomplished!

  • March 29, 2014: iCheer Canadian Finals

    Congratulations to all of our athletes who competed at this past weekend’s iCheer Canadian Finals! Second place finishes for both our Junior Flames and Senior Blaze teams, and a fantastic performance from our Mini Sparks. We are looking forward to our next competition this weekend at the Powerade Centre in Brampton for the OCF Nationals – hope to see you there to cheer us on!!!

  • February 22, 2014: Ontario Cheerleading Federation Provincials

    All of our teams were at the Hershey Centre for OCF Provincials and was the first competition of the year for our Mini Sparks and Parent Smoke teams!

  • February 1, 2014: Cheer Innovation Mardi Gras Cheer Fest

    Our Junior Flames had their first competition of the season at Ryerson University! Thank you for coming out to show your support for our Juniors and the Senior Blaze teams!