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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.

Built upon the foundations of spirit, tradition and excellence, NCA continues to prove The Work Is Worth It through empowering young athletes across the country. By working alongside coaches and cheerleaders nationwide at summer camps and competitions, NCA strives to build not only strong athletes but great individuals.

NCA News

Beyond The Routine: Spirit Of Texas Royalty Series Details

Beyond The Routine: Spirit Of Texas Royalty Series Details

Spirit of Texas Royalty out of Coppell, Texas is a strong competitor in the Level 6 Medium Senior Coed division. The NCA All-Star Nationals stage is arguably the second most intense all star stage next to The Cheerleading Worlds. The flashing lights, roaring crowd, and loud music all make up the extraordinary atmosphere of the competition.

Sep. 23, 2020

#ShowYourGold for St. Jude

Did you know it costs more than $1 billion to operate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital each year, and almost all of that funding comes from donations? St. Jude treats thousands of children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases each year, and it’s made possible by teamwork.  When we say teamwork, we mean it. There are hundreds of organizations and people who come together to raise money every single day to […]

Sep. 2, 2020

47 Game Day Photos From NC State's Homecoming Weekend!

47 Game Day Photos From NC State’s Homecoming Weekend!

We're only two weeks away from releasing Varsity TV's newest game day documentary It's Game Day: NC State! We joined the Wolfpack on the sidelines of their biggest game of the year. The NC State Wolfpack and the Clemson Tigers go head to head for NC State's 2019 Homecoming game! 

Aug. 26, 2020

Meet Our Summer Camp Staff Who Lead With Love

The role of a spirit squad member transcends far beyond the sidelines, football fields, competition floors, and practice mats. Spirit leaders are responsible for showing up for their peers, being ambassadors for their schools, community leadership, the list goes on… There’s a lot to learn, and that’s why our Varsity Spirit Camp Instructors have been […]

Aug. 17, 2020

It's Game Day: NC State Series Details

It’s Game Day: NC State Series Details

North Carolina State University is known for their incredible game day atmosphere! It’s Homecoming weekend in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the Wolfpack is gearing up to bring out the excitement in all of the student body.

Aug. 6, 2020