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Since 1976, NDA has built upon foundations of spirit, tradition and excellence. NDA continues to prove The Work Is Worth It through empowering young athletes across the country. By working alongside coaches and dance teams nationwide at camps and competitions, NDA strives to build not only strong athletes but great individuals.

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30 Spirited Photos From NDA College Camp At SMU

30 Spirited Photos From NDA College Camp At SMU

The 2021 NCA & NDA College Camp at Southern Methodist University was the perfect way to kick off a new season. Each year, college spirit programs attend camp to learn new material, perfect their skills, and of course, bond as a team!

Aug. 9, 2021

3 Ways To Be A Leader, Even If You're Not A Captain On Your Team

3 Ways To Be A Leader, Even If You’re Not A Captain On Your Team

Heading into summer, you may be starting practice with your new team, how exciting! However that may look like for you and your program, dance and cheer teams across the US have one thing in common, leadership roles. These roles might be captains or routine leaders or secretaries. Regardless, all teams have them.

Jul. 6, 2021

Benefits of dance

Benefits of Dance

Being a dancer is so much more than standing on the sidelines, rooting on your team or performing on...

Jun. 24, 2021

NDA Summer Camp State of Mind

As a dancer, NDA Summer Camp is deemed one of the most fun experiences! Spending a week with your best friends doing something you love and growing together, all at the same time, is just too good to be true! Here are three tips to help you have the right mentality for the best camp […]

Apr. 29, 2021

Put your hands up if you can't wait for #NDAcompetition season! ๐Ÿ‘‹ Tag your competition bestie below then click the link in our bio to save your spot. ๐Ÿคฉ #theworkisworthit
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#CelebrateSpirit this Friday, September 17, on National School Spirit Day! We believe that spirit is a necessity and it is proven to have a positive impact in schools and communities across the country.โ€จโ€จCelebrate by wearing your favorite school colors, letters or mascot and show your school pride!ย Share your spirited moments by tagging @VarsityBrands and using #CelebrateSpirit. โœจ
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Dancers will reach new heights today at the NDA College Dance Team Combine in VA! Check out our story for a behind the scenes look. ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ’ฅ
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Goodbye summer, hello to ๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ก๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜ ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€! Football is back and we can't wait to see you on the sidelines. Tag us @ndadance on game day for the chance to be featured this season! ๐Ÿˆ
๐Ÿ“ธ: @harrisonraiderettes
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We're counting down the days to the ษดแด…แด€ แด„แดสŸสŸแด‡ษขแด‡ แด…แด€ษดแด„แด‡ แด›แด‡แด€แด แด„แดแดส™ษชษดแด‡, you don't want to miss this! The deadline for our TX location is approaching - link in bio to sign up today. ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ‘†
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Although summer is coming to an end, it is only the beginning of what's to come! Congrats to everyone who met goals, set new ones and embraced the journey along the way.

Drop a "โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’™" below to celebrate your #JourneyWithNDA!
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Itโ€™s time to #ShowYourGold for @StJude โœจ September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month โ€“ grab your gold and help us rally around the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Childrenโ€™s Research Hospital ๐ŸŽ—๏ธ๐Ÿ’› #VarsitySpiritCares
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At NDA Competitions you will find: A place to make memories. A place to succeed. A place to do something great. Experience an #NDAcompetition together this season - link in bio to find a location near you! ๐Ÿ“
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Learn what it takes to be a collegiate dancer at the ๐™ฝ๐™ณ๐™ฐ ๐™ฒ๐š˜๐š•๐š•๐šŽ๐š๐šŽ ๐™ณ๐šŠ๐š—๐šŒ๐šŽ ๐šƒ๐šŽ๐šŠ๐š– ๐™ฒ๐š˜๐š–๐š‹๐š’๐š—๐šŽ! Double-tap if you're up for the challenge, link in bio to sign up today. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘†
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NEW ๐‘ต๐‘ช๐‘จ & ๐‘ต๐‘ซ๐‘จ ๐‘ช๐’๐’๐’๐’†๐’ˆ๐’† ๐‘บ๐’‘๐’Š๐’“๐’Š๐’• ๐‘น๐’‚๐’๐’๐’š: Showcase your traditional Game Day sideline material with our Regional and National format. Get ready to take your spirit to the next level, link in our bio for more info! ๐Ÿ“ฃ
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Kick Off your season on the #NDAcompetition floor! School Competition Registration is ๐—ข ๐—ฃ ๐—˜ ๐—ก - head to the link in our bio to save your spot today. ๐Ÿ”—โœจ
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Who's ready to for the #NDAcompetition experience? NDA School Competition Registration opens โ“‰ โ“„ โ“‚ โ“„ โ“‡ โ“‡ โ“„ โ“Œ โ€“ tag your team below and get ready for the best season yet! ๐Ÿคฉ
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The journey at #NDAcamp is best taken with a friend by your side! Tag your dance bestie below to show them some love. โœจ
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We're ready to make memories with YOU! All American Nominees & Team Members: Varsity Spirit Special Event deadlines are approaching, link in bio to save your spot. ๐Ÿ’™โœจ
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It's TIME for the NCA & NDA College Opening Rally & Camp Show on #VarsityTV! Head to the link in our bio and tag the team you're looking forward to seeing below. ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘‡
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It's ๐—™ ๐—ฅ ๐—œ ๐—— ๐—” ๐—ฌ and time to head to #NDAcamp with @nda_wittni! Check out our story today for a look at camp in Waukee, IA. ๐Ÿ—บ๐Ÿ‘†
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College Camps are underway and #VarsityTV is taking you inside ๐๐‚๐€ & ๐๐ƒ๐€ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐ž ๐‚๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ at SMU! Head over to #VarsityTV this Saturday, AUG. 7 at 9AM CST to watch the Opening Rally & Camp show for FREE โ€“ link in bio. ๐Ÿคฉ
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"๐—”๐—น๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜†๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ณ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€." โ€” Brittani McLaurin, Dance Team Director for the @ntxdancers

Learn more about the lessons Brittani has learned through dance, link in bio! ๐Ÿ’šโœจ
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Are you ready to push past your limits? The 2021 ๐—ก๐——๐—” ๐—–๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—บ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€ are right around the corner - link in bio to register for our VA & TX locations today. Tag a friend who dreams of becoming a collegiate dancer below! ๐Ÿ‘‡
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#NDAcamp is underway and @nda_maggie is here to take you behind the scenes! Tune into our story today for all things NDA summer camp. ๐Ÿ‘†
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