Junior TopCats

Registration for the 2016 Junior TopCats program has ended. Information for the 2017 Junior TopCats program will be available next summer.

Girls from across the Carolinas team up with one of the NFL's premier dance and cheer squads, the Carolina Panthers TopCats. Junior TopCats participate in three clinics and learn a routine to perform with the TopCats at a Carolina Panthers game.

The Junior TopCats will help kick off the Panthers' 2016 season with a special pregame performance at Carolina's home opener versus the San Francisco 49ers on September 18.

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  • Experience the thrill and excitement of performing a pregame show in front of more than 73,000 fans during a Carolina Panthers game at Bank of America Stadium.
  • Develop basic dance and cheerleading skills taught by the TopCats.
  • Receive an official Junior TopCats costume, t-shirt, pom poms and LOTS of other Junior TopCats items.
  • Build self-esteem and character.
  • Make new friends.
  • Show your Carolina Panthers and Junior TopCats pride and HAVE FUN!

Program Dates (rain or shine)

Day Date Time Notes
Friday August 5, 2016   Registration deadline with ticket orders
Saturday August 27, 2016   Registration deadline without ticket orders
Saturday September 10, 2016 12 p.m.-4 p.m. Clinic #1
Sunday September 11, 2016 12 p.m.-4 p.m. Clinic #2
Saturday September 17, 2016 12 p.m.-4 p.m. Clinic #3
Sunday September 18, 2016 11 a.m.-Kickoff Pregame Performance


Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC. Please click here for directions. Parents must arrange transportation for their children. The program will take place in the official TopCats locker room as well as in enclosed areas of the stadium and on the outdoor practice field.


Each participant will be assigned a TopCat mentor for the entire program. They will learn a pregame dance routine during the three clinics. Junior TopCats will also receive a tour of the TopCats locker room.

Program Includes

  • Three clinics taught by the TopCats
  • Game day pregame performance
  • Junior TopCats official costume
  • Junior TopCats shirt
  • Junior TopCats bag
  • Poms
  • CD of pregame music
  • Group picture with the TopCats
  • TopCats autographed team picture
  • Certificate of participation
  • Snacks and water at all three clinics
  • Water on game day


  • All participants must be between the ages of 7 and 14 by December 31, 2016.
  • Because of limited time available to practice as a group, attendance at all three clinics is recommended in order for a participant to perform during pregame.
  • Limited to the first 200 individuals who register.
  • Formal dance and cheer instruction are not required. No auditions are conducted. All skill levels are encouraged to participate.



Ticket Information

Tickets may be purchased to the Carolina Panthers game versus the San Francisco 49ers on September 18, 2016 on a first-come, first-serve basis with your completed Junior TopCats registration through August 5, 2016. Tickets are $73.61 (including tax) each and are located in the 500 level (upper level) of Bank of America Stadium. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the first clinic during registration on Saturday, September 10.

Tickets can also be purchased on a first-come, first-serve basis one of four ways: Online at, Ticketmaster Charge-By-Phone (800-745-3000), Ticketmaster Ticket Centers and Bank of America Stadium Ticket Office.

NOTE: You will need a game ticket to watch the pregame performance and to allow you access to pick up your child afterward.

A ticket must also be purchased for your child. All children must be picked up immediately following the pregame performance at a designated location inside the stadium.


Registration is required. Registration fees are non-refundable. Please click here to register.

Costume Sizes and Measuring Chart

Child Sizes 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18    
Bust/Chest 21-22 23-24 25-26 27-29 29-30 30-32 32-33 34-35    
Waist 19-20 21-22 22-23 23-24 25-26 26-27 28-31 31-33    
Hips 22-24 25-26 27-28 29-30 30-31 32-33 34-36 36-38    
Torso Girth 38-41 41-42 42-46 47-48 49-50 52-53 54-55 56-57    
Bust/Chest 31 32 33 35 36 38 40 42 44 46
Waist 23-24 24-25 25-26 26-27 28-30 31-32 33-34 35-36 37-38 38-40
Hips 31-32 33-34 35-36 36-37 38-39 40-41 43-45 45-46 47-48 49-50
Torso Girth 52-53 54-55 56-57 58-59 60-61 62-63 64-65 66-67 68-69 70-71

T-shirt Sizes Chart

Child Sizes XS SM MED LG      
Traditional T-shirt Size 4 6-8 10-12 14-16      
Adult Sizes XS SM MED LG XL 2XL 3XL
Traditional T-shirt Size 0-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14