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About the National Cheerleaders Association

Founded in 1948 by Lawrence “Herkie” Herkimer, NCA was the first cheerleading company and credited with many other “firsts” – the first cheerleading camp, spirit stick, pompon, cheerleading uniform company, All Star National Championship, and more.

Today NCA trains cheerleading teams across the country at hundreds of summer camps, and hosts competitions for teams to demonstrate their athleticism.

NCA News

The Most Important Life Lessons I Learned at Cheer Camp

The Most Important Life Lessons I Learned at Cheer Camp by: Nicole Lauchaire, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at Varsity Brands For many, the idea of summer camp conjures up images of canoes setting off on a placid lake, of tug-of-war and hiking and singing songs by a roaring fire pit. For me, camp was something […]

Aug. 20, 2019

10 Back to School Tips from the #NCAstaff

Let’s give a big cheer for a new school year! Summertime is coming to a close and the first day of school is quickly approaching! While your team is preparing for pep rallies and game day, we want to prepare you to have the strongest school year ever both on the sidelines and in the […]

Aug. 18, 2019

Find Out Which Teams Earned A Bid To Nationals In Louisville

Find Out Which Teams Earned A Bid To Nationals In Louisville

The NCA & NDA College Camp circuit continued this week in the Bluegrass state. Many of the nations top spirit squads, including a few national champions, made their way to the University of Louisville to learn new skills, perfect their technique and prepare for game day.

Jul. 31, 2019

Competition Registration Is Now Open!

Competition Registration Is Now Open!

You may still be in a summer daze but competition season is just around the corner. Registration is now open and it's time to set your sights on the best season yet!

Jul. 30, 2019

Find Out Who Received A Bid To Daytona At SMU

Find Out Who Received A Bid To Daytona At SMU

That's a wrap for NCA & NDA College Spirit Camp at SMU! The teams worked hard all weekend long practicing new skills, perfecting their technique and preparing for game day.

Jul. 24, 2019

12 Spirited Photos From The NCA & NDA College Opening Rally

12 Spirited Photos From The NCA & NDA College Opening Rally

The NCA & NDA College Staff made their way to Southern Methodist University for one of the largest cheer and dance camps of the season. For years, the season kickoff for teams has been camp, and the Opening Rally is the main event.

Jul. 24, 2019

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