NCA All-Star

February 25-27, 2022 | Dallas, TX

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2022 Championship Information

Championship Information

2022 NCA All-Star Nationals

February 25-27, 2022

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

Coaches' Corner

Competition Scoop:

Housing Information

NCA is proud to partner with Team Travel Source as the Official Housing Company for all NCA Events!

2022 Housing Information

All teams registered at the EOB on 9/13/21 should have received e-mail notification with access to the “Save your spot” submission form to begin the booking process for this event. If you were registered by that date and did not receive that notification or you registered after 9/13/21, please e-mail us at Please note this is for team blocks only. Booking for individuals will open on 10/14/21 at Noon EST and you will be able to access that link here on that date.


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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25 (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


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


  • Final Competition for level 1 – 6 USASF Junior and Senior divisions, 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.

Crossover & Level Eligibility Policy

2022 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.

2022 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

Bid Information

The Cheerleading Worlds
9 Paid, 27 At-Large

2021-2022 World Bid Declaration:

2021-2022 World Bid Requirements:

The Summit
12 Full Paid*

The D2 Summit
12 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

The U.S. Finals
At least 2 Golden Tickets

Rules & Scoring

Rules, Scoring and Divisions:

Required Forms

Required Forms:

Varsity Pinnacle Award

The Varsity Pinnacle Award is part of the #AllStarStrong movement, focusing on highlighting athletes at events across the country for going above and beyond in their gyms and communities. These individuals will be recognized for promoting the positive aspects of All Star cheerleading based on the characteristics of Teamwork, Dedication, Confidence & Leadership.

2022 Varsity Pinnacle Award Nominations Coming Soon!

Press Release & Social Media

Download the Press Releases below, fill them out with your team information, then send to your local newspaper!

We love featuring teams on social media! Please take a few moments to tell us more about your program.
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Past Championship Results & Information

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.

2019 CheerAbilities Performances

2019 CheerAbilities Performances

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

Photo Gallery