January 22-23, 2022 | Dallas, TX
2022 NCA High School Nationals
January 22-23, 2022
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
650 S Griffin St.
Dallas, TX 75202
Housing will open for all teams on SEPTEMBER 1ST at 12 PM EST. NCA is proud to partner with Team Travel Source as the Official Housing Company for all NCA Events!
2022 Housing Information
(1) NCA SUMMER CAMP
75% of the qualifying team must have attended a Varsity Spirit Summer Camp and participate in the NFHS Squad Credentialing program in order to be eligible to compete at the 2022 NCA High School Nationals.
Additional bids have been waived for the 2021-2022 season. Teams will NOT have to submit additional videos to qualify for NCA High School Nationals.
(3) USA CHEER MEMBERSHIP
Beginning with the 2021-22 competition season, Varsity Spirit will require that all school coaches, choreographers and personnel wishing to access the warmup area, backstage or coaches’ box at NCA competitions have a USA Cheer Coach or Professional Membership.
2022 Rules, Scoring and Divisions:
National Routine Video Examples:
Looking for examples of a Performance, Game Performance or Game Day routine at NCA High School Nationals? Check out video examples and more details here.
2022 Required Forms Coming Soon!
2021 Required Forms:
NFHS endorses and supports NCA High School Nationals! This endorsement is exclusive in the cheerleading and dance team categories and will include actively encouraging states, through reasonable methods, to allow their member schools to participate in NCA High School Nationals.
2022 Information Coming Soon!
Nominate for the “Go Be Great Award”
At certain NCA competitions, we have a tradition of awarding the Go Be Great Award. The Go Be Great Award is presented to a coach, team, or program who goes above and beyond to make the world a better place, outside of cheerleading and dance. Nominate for your upcoming NCA High School Nationals by completing the form below!
We love to feature teams on social media. Please take a few moments to let us know more about your program for the chance to be featured on NCA social media and Varsity TV!
Submit a Team Bio
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Download the Press Releases below, fill them out with your team information, then send to your local newspaper!
Were you nominated for a Go Be Great Award at NCA Nationals? Download the Go Be Great Press Release to tell your community about your recognition!
There is a place for every team at NCA! Gain a better understanding of the three divisions offered at the NCA High School National Championship — Game Day, Performance and Game Performance.
View past championship coverage – including results, routine videos, and articles:
From seeing other schools, practicing in front of a crowd, preparing for nationals, getting feedback from certified judges or just having fun — learn why coaches love attending NCA Regional or Classic Competitions!
Traditional Divisions Wall of Fame:
Game Day Division Wall of Fame:
Go Be Great Wall of Fame:
See the journey from NCA College Camp to NCA Nationals and why teams love performing on the Bandshell in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Take a look back at the 2020 NCA High School National Championship.
Teams from across the country came to Dallas, Texas to prove the work was worth it at the 2019 NCA High School National Championship.
Learn more about the NCA Go Be Great Award
NCA High School Nationals has the perfect division for your squad to shine in the spotlight!
Your hard work was worth it; now it’s time to prove it.
Hear from college cheerleaders and dancers to find out the top 5 favorite things about NCA & NDA College Nationals!
Step off the sidelines and into the spotlight at the NCA & NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship
The Work is Worth it!
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