50+ 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!

Psst… we have 40 more ideas at the end of this post.


1. Fairytale
2. Tinkerbell
3. Princess/prince theme
4. Barbie
5. Disney theme
6. Disney characters
7. The Powerpuff Girls


8. Superheroes
9. Space/aliens
10. Magic show
11. Fantasy theme
12. Wicked
13. Genie
14. Futuristic
15. Spy Theme
16. Villains/witches

RCA Lady Sizzle villain themed cheerleading routine

RCA Lady Sizzle


17. Pretty Little Liars
18. Gossip Girl
19. Friends
20. Game of Thrones
21. Inspector Gadget
22. Harry Potter
23. Hunger Games (imagine having “May the odds be ever in your favor” as a voiceover…wow)
24. Mary Poppins
25. Mean Girls
26. Alice in Wonderland
27. The Greatest Showman
28. Star Wars
29. Annie
30. Mama Mia
31. Charlie and The Chocolate Factory/Willy Wonka
32. Pitch Perfect
33. 90s movies
34. High School Musical
35. Moulin Rouge (example routine here)
36. Marvel/Avengers
37. Grease


38. Queens
39. Royal/royalty theme
40. Divas
41. Wrestling/knockout
42. Girl power
43. Caution/warning
44. Warriors

You might also like this post: Routines with different types of props


45. Fame
46. Glamour
47. Hollywood
48. Movie stars
49. Fashionistas
50. Runway/fashion show/catwalk


51. 80s music
52. Spice Girls
53. Boy bands
54. Musical
55. Disco


56. Circus
57. Casino/gambling
58. Halloween
59. Carnival
60. New York theme (this was suggested by a follower before Shooting Stars announced that they were doing it – pretty cool!)

Do you want even more theme ideas? 

That’s right, we added 40 more! Simply fill out the form below to get your list of 100 routine theme ideas:


One thought on “50+ Cheerleading Routine Theme Ideas

  • January 18, 2020 at 16:45

    I feel like the wizard of oz would be super cute


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