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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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EXCITING NEWS: Varsity TV To Stream 300+ Events In The 2021-2022 Season!

EXCITING NEWS: Varsity TV To Stream 300+ Events In The 2021-2022 Season!

2019 was a strong and successful season for cheerleaders, coaches, and fans everywhere, but the beginning of 2020 brought challenges to everyone. As a cheer community, we pushed through and overcame some of the hardest obstacles we have ever been faced with. Many were not able to finish out their season, let alone have a season. Well this year, we have something huge to look forward to!

Oct. 1, 2021

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

It's H O M E C O M I N G for the @ballstatecodered dancers! Follow our story today as @_nda_abby gives you an inside look at BSU games day. ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ‘†
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Today is ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐——๐—”๐—ฌ! Take a stand against bullying by wearing orange, sharing a photo that promotes kindness, acceptance and inclusion - be sure to tag @VarsitySpirit. Let's unite our peers together! ๐Ÿงก
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Jumping for joy because #NDAstaff applications open in just 2 weeks - who's ready for the opportunity of a lifetime?! ๐Ÿ‘‡
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Let the countdown begin! Only 50 days until the first ever Varsity Spirit Pearl Harbor Parade - hit share if we'll see you there. ๐ŸŒฟ #VShawaii
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The ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—–๐—›๐—”๐—ก๐—–๐—˜ to enter the NCA & NDA College Spirit Rally Championship is approaching! Visit the link in our bio for info on how to register by October 25 โ€” tag the most spirited team you know in the comments! ๐Ÿคฉ
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The @meridian_warriorettes are here for Friday Night Lights! Tune into our story to see how they do SENIOR night. โœจ
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2022 ๐™ฝ๐™ฒ๐™ฐ & ๐™ฝ๐™ณ๐™ฐ ๐™ฒ๐š˜๐š•๐š•๐šŽ๐š๐šŽ ๐™ฝ๐šŠ๐š๐š’๐š˜๐š—๐šŠ๐š•๐šœ registration is ๐™พ๐™ฟ๐™ด๐™ฝ! Are you ready to prove the work is worth it? Tag your team below if weโ€™ll see you there - link in bio to save your spot in Daytona! ๐Ÿคฉ
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Coach, you make the work worth it! Give your ๐’„๐’๐’‚๐’„๐’‰ a shoutout below by telling them how they ๐’Š๐’๐’”๐’‘๐’Š๐’“๐’† you. Happy #NationalCoachesDay! โœจ
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Are you interested in becoming a @vasf_updates Dance Model? October 8th is your ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—–๐—›๐—”๐—ก๐—–๐—˜ to submit an application - link in bio to apply. ๐Ÿคฉ #CastMeVarsity
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#NDAstaff is where you belong!  Applications open in just ๐Ÿญ ๐— ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ง๐—› - save & revisit this post for tips on how to prepare for the best job ever: 

1) Start early! It can be challenging to put together a quality video at the last minute.

2) Think of your submission as a job interview โ€” let us get to know YOU.

3) Review your video before submitting.

4) Be sure to include the best of your abilities in each segment of your submission.

5) Showcase your showmanship, personality and speaking skills throughout your video โ€” have fun with it!
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Something ๐—ฆ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—–๐—ง๐—”๐—–๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ฅ is right around the corner! Only 50 days until Varsity Spirit Spectacular โ€” tag a friend you can't wait to make magical memories with. โค๏ธโœจ
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๐๐ƒ๐€ ๐‡๐ข๐ ๐ก ๐’๐œ๐ก๐จ๐จ๐ฅ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ registration is ๐Ž๐๐„๐! Tag your team and get ready to prove once again, #theworkisworthit. Link in bio to save your spot! โœจ
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๐—•๐—œ๐—š ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช๐—ฆ: For the first time, we are casting for Varsity All Star Fashion ๐——๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜€! Do you know a dancer thatโ€™s part of an all star program or studio that would shine on set? Tag them below to encourage them to ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต ๐—ข๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿด๐˜๐—ต โ€” link in bio for application. ๐Ÿ“ธ #CastMeVarsity
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๐† ๐€ ๐Œ ๐„ โญ ๐ƒ ๐€ ๐˜ is just around the corner โ€” tag your sideline bestie below and get hyped for a great weekend ahead!
๐Ÿ“ธ: @obu_dance
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Looking to take your Game Day experience to the next level? Check out what the ๐—ก๐—–๐—” & ๐—ก๐——๐—” ๐—–๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ has to offer your program โ€“ link in bio!
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#NDAstaff is more than fun, it's where you belong! Head to the link in our bio for more info on how to become a part of the legacy. โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’™
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Happy ๐‘ต๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐‘บ๐’„๐’‰๐’๐’๐’ ๐‘บ๐’‘๐’Š๐’“๐’Š๐’• ๐‘ซ๐’‚๐’š! We believe in the power of spirit and the positive impact it has in schools and communities across the country!
Use the hashtag #CelebrateSpirit and tag @varsity_brands to share your spirited moments throughout the day!
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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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