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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

Insider Info: 2021 NCA Houston Classic DI/DII

Insider Info: 2021 NCA Houston Classic DI/DII

Get ready for another classic competition you know and love! The 2021 NCA Houston Classic DI/DII is November 20th-21st and teams will be taking the floor to get their practice in front of a crowd, prepare for nationals, and just have fun!

Nov. 17, 2021

EXCITING NEWS: Varsity TV To Stream 300+ Events In The 2021-2022 Season!

EXCITING NEWS: Varsity TV To Stream 300+ Events In The 2021-2022 Season!

2019 was a strong and successful season for cheerleaders, coaches, and fans everywhere, but the beginning of 2020 brought challenges to everyone. As a cheer community, we pushed through and overcame some of the hardest obstacles we have ever been faced with. Many were not able to finish out their season, let alone have a season. Well this year, we have something huge to look forward to!

Oct. 1, 2021

Soaking up history and sun, all in one! We are loving the adventures of day two here at #VShawaii. 🌴⚓️🌊
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HAWAII awaits! Safe travels to all of our All-Americans as they travel across the pond to make unforgettable memories. Comment ☀️ below if we will see you there! #VShawaii
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Just 50 days until showtime.🤩 Comment your school name below if you're competing at #NCAnationals! #theworkisworthit
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Every victory counts! Set goals and achieve them at an #NCAcompetition this season - link in bio for more info. ❤️🔗
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Saying ᗩᒪOᕼᗩ Hawaii in just 5 days! Soon enough, All-Americans will be traveling for the trip of a lifetime - #VShawaii here we come. 🌺☀️
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Looking back on #VarsityPhilly moments like this. ✨ Double tap if we'll see you at a @varsityspirit special event this year!
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Today we are thankful for the opportunity to share our passions with YOU. 🧡🍁

 #HappyThanksgiving from our team to yours!
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We're all smiles and ready to march down Main Street at the #VarsityOrlando tour! ☀️😁
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POV: you just marched the streets of @waltdisneyworld with your teammate & best friend! Take us back to magical moments like this. ☺️✨ #VarsitySpiritSpectacular
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It’s the most magical time of the year, in the most magical place on earth! Follow our story this weekend to see dreams come true. ✨🏰 #VarsitySpiritSpectacular
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In less than 100 days, All-Star programs from across the country will be taking the floor at #NCAnationals! Are you ready to prove #theworkisworthit? ✨👇
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Thinking about repping the NCA shield? NCA Staffing Director, Kiley, is taking over the story to answer all your #NCAstaff tryout questions – be sure to check it out! Link in bio for 2022 application info. ❤️💙
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This weekend all veterans, active military and first responders will receive free entry to Varsity Spirit competitions. We are so thankful for the men and women who protect and serve! ❤️🤍💙
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𝐍𝐄𝐖 this season: NCA & NCA Collegiate Championship 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐏𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐬. Hit the link in our bio to review & reserve yours today! 👀🔒
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Let the countdown begin - only 50 days until All-Americans, squad members and trophy winners head to Orlando for #VarsityCitrus! ☀️🍊
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Hey everyone! 👋 NCA Veteran Instructor Carli is here to answer all your #NCAstaff questions. Head to the story and ask away, she'll be here all day!
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We want to see YOU in the spotlight. Drop a ✨ below if we'll see you at an #NCAcompetition this season!
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The shield 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗰𝘁𝘀 us. Your spirit 𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 us. #NCAstaff is where you 𝗯𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗴. Applications are now OPEN! Click the link in bio to access & submit yours before January 31, 2022. ❤️💙
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NCA & NDA College Spirit Rally Championship results are in! Head to the link in our bio to see who earned a bid. 📣
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