NCA All-Star
National
Championship

February 24-26, 2023
Dallas, TX

Championship Information

2023 Championship Information

2023 NCA All-Star National Championship
February 24-26, 2023

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
650 S Griffin St.
Dallas, TX 75202

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 (Championship Check-In)

  • Check-in at the NCA Welcome Desk located in the C-Ballrooms of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center from 9:00am – 9:00 pm. (NOTE: Teams competing on February 26-27 will have the option of checking in at a later date prior to their first scheduled practice)
  • Preliminary Competition for Tiny, Mini and Youth divisions levels 1 – 4
  • Final Competition for All-Star Prep Teams and All-Star Novice
  • Preliminary Competition for IASF level 1 – 4 divisions

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

  • Final Competition for Tiny, Mini and Youth divisions levels 1 – 4
  • Preliminary Competition for level 1 – 6 USASF Junior and Senior divisions, level 5 Youth, IASF level 6 and 7 divisions

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

  • Final Competition for level 1 – 6 USASF Junior and Senior divisions, level 5 Youth, IASF level 6 and 7 divisions
  • Final Competition for IASF level 1 – 4 divisions

Doors are tentatively scheduled to open each day one hour prior to the first performance. Specific division times will not be available until 2½ weeks prior to the championship.

Housing Information

2023 Housing Information:

New this season, you must be registered prior to the booking date to secure housing for all Housing Required events. Once housing opens, you will receive a pre-scheduled block of time that your program can book your blocks. Housing for the 2023 NCA All-Star National Championship will open on Monday, October 10, 2022.

2023 NCA All-Star Nationals Housing Information

Stay Smart Information:

For your convenience, we have secured attendee blocks throughout the city with rates specifically for Varsity All Star customers. Team Travel Source (TTS) has also successfully negotiated team friendly terms and conditions with each of our host hotels to take the worry and hassle out of booking hotel accommodations so that you can focus on your teams’ preparation and performance.  Booking through our housing partner TTS is required for all athletes, coaches and spectators attending this event.

If you have any questions, please e-mail us at staysmart@varsity.com.

Bid Information

2023 Bid Information:

The Cheerleading Worlds
9 Paid, 27 At-Large

2022-23 Worlds Bid Declaration
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The Summit
12 Full Paid*

The D2 Summit
12 Full Paid*

The Youth Summit
4 Full Paid*

* All National Champions are guaranteed an At-Large Bid to The Summit or The D2 Summit. In the event that the National Champion already has a bid, that bid will be awarded to the (bid eligible) 2nd place team in that division. Bids will not be passed down beyond 2nd place.

The Regional Summit
Top 3 in eligible divisions earn at At-Large Bid

  • 2 Paid Bids to the highest scoring eligible D1 teams
  • 2 Paid Bids to the highest scoring eligible D2 teams

The U.S. Finals
At least 2 Golden Tickets

Crossover & Level Eligibility Policy

2023 Crossover Policy:
Crossovers WILL BE ALLOWED at NCA All-Star Nationals given the restrictions listed below.

1) Athlete competing in a USASF standard division may only crossover into another USASF standard division within the same level.

  • Exception: L4.2 may only crossover to L2, L3, and L4
  • Exception: L5 and L6 may crossover to each other
  • Exception L6 and L7 may crossover to each other.

2) Athletes competing in a USASF standard division may only crossover to an International division if that division is the same level, one level up, or one level down (ex: L2 may crossover to L1, L2, or L3).

  • Exception: L4 (including L4.2) may crossover to L6 and L6 may crossover to L4 (including L4.2)

3) Athletes competing in an International division may not crossover to another International division.

  • Exception: L6 and L7 may cross to each other.

4) In USASF standard divisions, a maximum of eight (8) crossover athletes is allowed per team.

5) In International divisions, there is no maximum number of crossover athletes allowed.

6) Athletes competing in an All Star Prep division or Novice division are not bound by the crossover rules listed above, but may not crossover to an All Star Elite division.

7) An athlete may represent a maximum of three teams, but may not represent more than two USASF standard teams and/or more than one International team.

2023 Level Eligibility Policy
All teams must compete in their legitimate level. Teams that move to a lower level prior to attending NCA Nationals are allowed to do so, provided they competed at least once in their new level at a USASF competition prior to NCA Nationals.

Should a team’s Level Eligibility be questioned by another program, NCA will request documentation of that team’s participation at a previous event.

View 2022 International Eligibility Roster Form

Rules & Scoring

2023 Scoring Information:

Rules, Scoring, and Divisions:
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Required Forms

2023 Required Forms:
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Go Be Great

The GoBeGreat Foundation celebrates difference-makers and overcomers, those who serve with kindness and selflessness while sharing their gifts, talents and opportunities with others. It encourages perseverance, leadership and community. We are honored to partner with the GoBeGreat Foundation to present awards to all star cheerleading programs that go above and beyond to make the world a better place.

2023 Go Be Great Award Nominations Coming Soon!

Schedule

2023 Championship Information Coming Soon!

Visit Dallas

2023 Visit Dallas Information:

Bond with your team on and off the mat at the 2023 NCA All-Star National Championship! Take a look at anything and everything you need to know during your visit to Dallas, Texas – Visit Dallas.

Event Photography

2023 Photography Information:

Universal Event Photography will be taking team photos and action shots onsite during the event. These pictures can be purchased on their website any time, or pre-ordered HERE.

Spectator Information

2023 Spectator Information Coming Soon!

CheerAbilities Division

We strive to celebrate differences and inspire a brighter future of global acceptance, understanding, and unity through our Cheerabilities Division at the NCA All-Star National Championship. Our mission is to encourage athletes to find joy, confidence and fulfillment as they perform under the Dallas spotlight.

Learn More

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Wall of Fame

See who was crowned an NCA All-Star National Champion in your favorite division throughout the years.

View Wall of Fame

View Wall of Fame

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