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Why Choose NCA

At NCA camps and competitions, you’ll develop skills that last a lifetime. You’ll go beyond athletic achievements and learn the art of becoming a leader.

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NCA High School Nationals

January 23-24, 2021
Dallas, Texas

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NCA College: The Road To Daytona

See the journey from NCA College Camp to NCA Nationals and why teams love performing on the Bandshell in Daytona Beach, Florida.

May. 7, 2020

2019 NCA High School Nationals

Teams from across the country came to Dallas, Texas to prove the work was worth it at the 2019 NCA High School National Championship.

Mar. 9, 2020

It All Starts at NCA Summer Camp

NCA Summer Camp has empowered coaches and athletes to be ambassadors of spirit in their schools since 1948. See how a summer with NCA can build strong and lasting foundations to take back to your school.

Jan. 8, 2020

NCA Staff is Life Changing

Hear from current instructors how NCA Staff has impacted their lives in the best way possible.

Jan. 8, 2020

NCA & NDA: College Game Day

Step off the sidelines and into the spotlight at the NCA & NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship

Dec. 4, 2018

NCA News

5 Strategies to Team Bond During Social Distancing

One of the best parts about being on a team is gaining a second family. You spend so much time around your teammates and coaches that you create a bond like any other. As we all know, things look a little different right now. We are unable to practice or hang out as we usually […]

May. 28, 2020

School Spirit Provides a Sense of Belonging

It’s often said that school spirit is the heart of a school. You may also think of school pride in this way to. School pride helps foster a sense of belonging among students and staff who are part of a school. This sense of camaraderie has a powerful influence in school culture and academic performance—hence […]

May. 20, 2020

Nutrition on a Budget

Keeping your body properly fueled is important to perform at your very best. Just because you are choosing healthy...

May. 15, 2020

Yoga Flow

From Full Out to Chill Out

It’s time to get your flow on! Looking for a step-by-step yoga sequence? You’ve come to the right place! We all need a mental health break sometimes, and yoga is the perfect way to clear your mind. This flow can be the perfect warm up to ignite your muscles before practice, or it can be […]

May. 15, 2020

Spirit Connects Everyone

School Spirit:  the sense of identity, belonging, and community shared by members of an educational institution. From the playing of a school’s fight song, the sounds of cheers from the sidelines on a Friday night, to a pep rally performance, school spirit helps foster school pride. In short, spirit connects everyone. During this time, just […]

May. 14, 2020

Coaches – Be Ready to Make the Connection to Your Campus

Making connections on campus has become distinctly more challenging in the previous weeks. As leaders on campus, it is our great responsibility to keep spirits high during these challenging times and to continue to look for new ways to keep students connected to their schools. Here are some ideas that an advisor or coach can […]

May. 10, 2020