Please familiarize yourself with all aspects of the All-America process and specifically the leaps portion of the Dance Rubric. These items can be found below in COACHES RESOURCES.
Timeline to National Championship
<<AUG 1 TO MAY 15 — NAIA maximum 24-week practice and competition season begins. >>
Before their first competition, all new NAIA student-athletes must have their initial eligibility determined by the NAIA Eligibility Center
AUG 1 TO FEB 2016 At least three regular season competitions must be completed to be eligible for the National Championship
APR 1 -- 2017-18 Declaration of Intent due.
Must attend a Qualifying Competition to be eligible for National Championship.
2016 National Championship
** Note: “Should an institution that declares an intent to participate in NAIA postseason undeclare or fail to honor its declaration at any point after April 1, the institution will be fined $2,500. The institution will also be placed on suspension the following academic year and may not compete in NAIA postseason competition in the sport.”
COMPETITIVE CHEER & DANCE NEWS
2017 NAIA COMPETITIVE CHEER AND DANCE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Executive Committee encourages CCD programs to join the progress toward Championship Status
Eligibility Center Webinar
Now that Competitive Cheer and Dance is approaching year two of Invitational Status, the NAIA Eligibility Center will be involved. Watch this webinar to learn more about Eligibility Center processes and specifics for how NAIA Competitive Cheer and Dance will be impacted.
*Please be aware of a correction to slide 19 and anytime there is mention of competition guidelines: the NAIA Rulebook and Score Sheet do not have to be used to count a competition for the regular season.
The American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) has a strong focus on safety for cheer coaches and athletes. The AACCA promotes a structured platform of cheerleading safety to over 70,000 cheerleading coaches in all levels of competition.
Varsity Spirit CLICK HERE to view the 2016 Online Catalog CLICK HERE to check out the new Style Guide and design your own uniforms To check delivery information for your order please CLICK HERE. You will need to have your order # and customer # ready.