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ActivStars works hard to bring some of the safest and most enjoyable after-school cheer and karate programs to children across the U.S. Our focus on fun and social development means we often have a lot of great information to share and news to celebrate. Browse our most recent news below or use the search tools to find out about recent registrations, tournaments, events, class schedules and much more. Plus, you’ll find company news discussing our growth, new programs and what’s next for our stars.

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Looking for the latest on our different youth activities? You’ve come to the right place for news about cheer and karate classes for kids.


Midwest Star Spirit Cheer State Competition

View Full Event Schedule – *Click Here *includes athlete drop-off, performance, and pick-up times per location/team.   Registration will close on Friday, May 14 at midnight! View Event Map – Click Here EVENT LOCATION:  Maple Park Middle School Address:  5300 N. Bennington Ave., Kansas City, MO 64119   We have missed watching our athletes perform…


Congratulations to our newest Brown and Black Belts!

Congratulations to Nathan Inzerillo, Liberty Karate with Sensei Kris and Sensei Kathryn for earning his Brown Belt and to Lee Orkes and Chris Orkes, Grace Baptist Karate with Sensei Mike, Sensei Dave, Sensei Dylan and Sensei Keith for earning their Black Belts, this past weekend, May 2, 2021!

Midwest Showdown Karate Tournament… Brackets Posted!

Click HERE for Brackets and Tournament Times! Please arrive 30 minutes prior to tournament time to check in.  This is a reminder, ONLY TWO spectators per athlete are allowed.  Your entire party, athlete and up to two spectators, will need to be present at time of check in.     All registration will be ONLINE and…


  We are excited to announce the 4th Annual Karate NATIONALS!  Multiple organizations from across the nation have joined forces to give your child this amazing opportunity. The Heart of America Karate Nationals is being held at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, MO on Saturday, June 25, 2022.   The KCI Expo Center is…

Kids benefit in big ways from our programs

"Big emphasis on teamwork and fun, which you don’t find in many programs. Thank you for being so inclusive."

"We couldn’t ask for a better program or instructors. Thank you ActivStars!"

"Great program. Very helpful staff and worked with us to make practice and the games a blast."