20 Best Team Cheers and Chants for Sports

Updated on August 10, 2019
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Layne is a former California State Cup champion and was a college soccer recruit. She refereed college intramural soccer.

20 Top Sports Cheers and Chants
20 Top Sports Cheers and Chants | Source

20 Top Cheers for Cheerleading, Sports Teams, and Team Captains

Are you looking for an excellent cheer or chant to send your opponents running? Look no further. These 20 cheers are perfect for a team captain to lead. They work for cheerleaders, for spirit teams, for rallying, and for any type of sport team—soccer, water polo, softball, football, rugby, cheerleading competitions, etc.

If you want to show the other team just what your made of, consider the following. Substitute your team name, mascot, and team colors . . . have the person leading the cheer callout and the rest follow. Do you have a favorite cheer? Don't forget to share it below.

Show Your Team Support
Show Your Team Support | Source

Chant 1 "Beat 'Em"

B-E-A-T beat ‘em

B-U-S-T bust ‘em

Beat ‘em, bust ‘em, that’s our custom

Gooooo [Team Name]!

Chant 2 "Spirit Call"

Hold up, wait a minute,

Let me put some spirit in it!

[Team Name] break it down

Knock this team straight out of town.

Softball Cheers Instructional Video

Chant 3 "Pump It"

Pump, pump, pump it up (leader sounds)

Pump, pump, pump it up (team)

Pump that [Team Name] spirit up (leader sounds)

Pump that [Team Name] spirit up (team)

"Keep, keep, keep it up (leader sounds)

Keep, keep, keep it up (team)

Keep that [Team Name] spirit up (leader sounds)

Keep that [Team Name] spirit up (team).

Cheer 4 "Reign Supreme"

Go, fight, win, [Team Name]

We can’t be beat, no!

We can’t be beat, no!

Go, fight, win, [Team Name]

We reign supreme!

Supreme!

We reign supreme!

Get the Cheers Going
Get the Cheers Going | Source

Cheer 5 "Fired Up"

Ready? Ok!

We’re fired up, we’re sizzling hot

We’ve got the heat

We will not stop

When it comes to [sport name]

We can’t be beat!

Cheer 6 "Take 'Em for a Ride"

I said hey!

Hey! (crowd)

I said hey!

Hey! (crowd)

Hey hey, move aside

Today we’ll take you for a ride

[Team Mascot] fight, [Team Mascot] win

We know you won’t be back again.

Football Hype Up Cheer Compilation

Cheer 7 "Fight Team Fight"

F-I-G-H-T

Fight, fight, [Team Name] fight!

Chant 8 "Louder"

We are the [Team Name]

A little bit louder

We are the [Team Name]

We still can hear you

We are the [Team Name]

That’s right, that’s right, we win!

Cheer 9 "Color Shout"

How about

How about

How about a color shout

[Red, red]

[White, white]

[Red, red]

[White, white]

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Cheer 10 "We've Got It"

We’ve got spirit, yes we do

We’ve got spirit, how about you?

We’ve got strength, yes we do

We’ve got strength, how about you?

We’re the champions, we’re on top

When it comes to [sport name] we never stop!

Cheer 11 "On Top"

We’ve got the spirit

We’ve got the fight!

We’re gonna win the game tonight!

We’ve got the talent

We bring the heat!

[Team Name] just can’t be beat!

Get rallying!
Get rallying! | Source

Chant 12 "The Champs"

We are the [Team Name]

We are the [Team Name]

The mighty, mighty [Team Name]

The mighty, mighty [Team Name]

We’re gonna win

We’re gonna win

‘Cuz we are the champions

The mighty, mighty champions

Chant 13 "Shake, Rattle, Roll"

Shake, rattle, and roll

Alright!

Shake, rattle, and roll

Alright!

[Team Name] [Team Name] Fight, fight, fight!

Get the fans amped.
Get the fans amped. | Source

Chant 14 "Number 1"

We’re number 1,

One!

Not number 2,

No!

We’re here to win!

Win!

‘Cuz we’re the champs

Champs!

Chant 15 "East to West"

Don’t mess, don’t mess

Don’t mess with the best ‘cuz the best don’t mess

From East, to West,

The [Team Name] they are the best the best!

Chant 16 "Go!"

Big “G” Little “O”

Go, Go!

Get those cheers started.
Get those cheers started. | Source

Chant 17 "Victory"

V-I-C-T-O-R-Y

That’s the [Team Name] battle cry!

Victory, victory, victory!

Chant 18 "For the Win"

We want a victory, so help us out

Yell the letters, when we shout

V-I-C-T-O-R-Y

V-I-C-T-O-R-Y (crowd)

Victory, Victory, Victory [Team Name]!

Get Your Team Riled Up
Get Your Team Riled Up | Source

Cheer 19 "Red Hot"

What we’ve got,

We’ve got a lot,

We’ve got a team that’s red hot!

Cheer 19 "On Top"

Hold on, wait a minute

[Team Name] puts some boom in it

Ramp it up, knock it out

[Team Name] always stay on top!

Show your support.
Show your support. | Source

Questions & Answers

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      • Layne Holmes profile imageAUTHOR

        Layne Holmes 

        2 months ago from Bend, Oregon

        Hi Liz—thanks for the read. Years back, cheers used to be all the rage before our soccer games . . . they'd go on and on! It was great. Yep, cheerleading is huge in the states. There are some amazing athletes at the top levels competing in tournaments/overlap with gymnastics.

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        Liz Westwood 

        2 months ago from UK

        You have compiled an interesting list. Cheerleading is not big in the UK, but it has increased in popularity in recent years.

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