100 Cheerleading Routine Theme Ideas

Some people love them and some people hate them… Either way, you can’t escape the fact that having a themed routine is a huge trend in the cheerleading world right now.

This list includes many great ideas for all ages, regardless if you want a theme just for the music or go all-in with props and uniforms!


CUTE THEMES

1. Fairytale
2. Tinkerbell
3. Princess/prince theme
4. Barbie
5. Disney theme
6. Disney characters
7. The Powerpuff Girls
8. Mermaids
9. Butterflies
10. Animals

MAGIC, FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION

11. Superheroes
12. Space/rocket ships
13. Aliens
14. Robots
15. Astronauts
16. Pirates
17. Magic show
18. Fantasy theme
19. Zombie
20. Wicked
21. Genie
22. Futuristic
23. Spy Theme
24. Villains/witches

RCA Lady Sizzle villain themed cheerleading routine

RCA Lady Sizzle

MOVIES & TV

25. Pretty Little Liars
26. Gossip Girl
27. Friends
28. Game of Thrones
29. “CHEER” from Netflix
30. Jumanji
31. Peter Pan
32. The Incredibles
33. Inspector Gadget
34. The Lord of the Rings (play on the word “rings” since many winning teams get rings)
35. Harry Potter
36. Ready Player One
37. The Hunger Games
38. Mary Poppins
39. Mean Girls
40. Alice in Wonderland
41. The Greatest Showman
42. Star Wars
43. Transformers
44. Annie
45. Mamma Mia
46. Charlie and The Chocolate Factory/Willy Wonka
47. Pitch Perfect
48. The Great Gatsby
49. James Bond/007
50. Classic 90’s movies
51. High School Musical
52. Moulin Rouge
53. Marvel/Avengers
54. Grease
55. Aladdin/Arabian nights
56. Avatar

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POWERFUL THEMES

57. Queens
58. Royal/royalty theme
59. Divas
60. Girl power
61. Caution/warning
62. Warriors

Themed routines often include some type of prop to make it stand out even more. We created a list of creative routines with props! See the ideas by clicking here: 24 routines with different types of props.

FANCY THEMES

63. Fame
64. Glamour
65. Hollywood
66. Movie stars
67. Gala
68. Fashionista
69. Runway/fashion show/catwalk

MUSIC

70. Past eras (20’s, 40’s, 60’s & 80’s music, etc.)
71. Spice Girls
72. Boy bands
73. Musical
74. Disco
75. Rock
76. Jazz
77. Eurovision Song Contest

HAPPENINGS, ENTERTAINMENT & PLACES

78. Circus
79. Funfair
80. Casino/gambling/Las Vegas
81. Games (monopoly, family feud, Mario, etc.)
82. Halloween
83. Other holidays
84. Carnival
85. Festival
86. New York theme (suggested by a follower before World Cup Shooting Stars did it!)
87. Your own city/state-inspired
88. Around the world
89. Throwback (using past mixes, iconic moments, voice-overs, etc.)

SPORTS & OTHER THEMES

90. Ice-skating/figure skating
91. Dance
92. Baseball
93. Football
94. Ice hockey
95. Ballet
96. Wrestling/boxing/knockout
97. Racing/cars
98. Planes
99. Trains/express
100. TikTok (saving the best or worst for last…?)

One thought on “100 Cheerleading Routine Theme Ideas

  • January 18, 2020 at 16:45
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    I feel like the wizard of oz would be super cute

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