How to Become a Certified Cheer Competition Judge
Know the sport. It's one thing being a fan. It's another thing understanding the proper techniques. This might require years of competing or coaching.
Earn a state certification. Nearly every state has its own certification test to judge competitions on the high school and recreational level. While they differ slightly, most states require a written test and have you judge an event to see if your scores match with an established judge's score.
Get a National Cheer Judges Certification offered by Cheer Ltd. The company runs prestigious national and regional open competitions every year. A certification qualifies you to judge those tournaments.