Invitational Sports: Competitive Cheer & Dance Coaches Corner


Timeline to Championship Status

APR 2015

MAY

JUN

JUL

AUG

SEP

OCT

NOV

DEC

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR 2016

 

 

 

 

<<  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

APR 1** 
Declaration of Intent due for 2015-16

 

 

Official NAIA CCD Rulebook available. 

AUG 1 TO FEB 2016
At least three regular season competitions must be completed to be eligible
for the National Invitational.

 

APR 1 Declaration of Intent due for 2016-17. 

 

 

 

 

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 Must attend a Qualifying Competition to be eligible for National Invitational.

 2016 National Invitational

 

** 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   2015 NAIA INVITATIONAL
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.

CCD ELIGIBILITY CENTER WEBINAR Part II


All Things CCD Webinar
In case you missed the presentation, click the link below for more information about all things pertaining to NAIA CCD.

CCD WEBINAR Part I

*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.

With the 2015 season, Competitive Cheer and Dance in the NAIA comprises a regular season of at least three countable competitions.

Teams have to compete in a Qualifying Competition to move on to the National Invitational.

NATIONAL INVITATIONAL PLAN

FAQS (updated Jan. 15, 2014)

NAIA Institutions sponsor 63 Varsity and 46 Club Competitive Cheer & Dance's teams.


See the current list of regular season events scheduled by individual institutions and submit your events online to be included. Questions contact Justin Glenn, CCD Sport Manager

 

March 11-12, 2016

Schedule of Events
Performance Order
Teams Participating

 

Interested in Hosting a 2016 event?
Bidding Now Open for 2016 National Invitational
and Qualifying Competitions — Deadline May 1, 2015

National Invitational, March 11-12, 2016 — BID FORM | HOST BIDDING INFO

Qualifying Competitions — BID FORM | HOST BIDDING INFO 

COACHES RESOURCES

• NAIA Rules
• Cheer Scoresheet
• Cheer Rubric
• Cheer Performance Outline
• Dance Scoresheet
Dance Rubric
• Dance Performance Outline
• Official's Handbook
• Judges Database 
Competition Report Form

•  All-American Requirments and Scoring Rubrics
•  Waiver
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Mascot Information (Exhibition)

 

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.

AACCA Cheerleading Safety Certification List

2014-15 CCD PROPOSAL COMMITTEE

Executive Commitee
Trish Ryan, Midland
Lynsey Payne, Baker
Angie Sword Heath, Siena Heights
Micah Hartsfield, Martin Methodist
Stacie Horton, Grand View 

Commissioners
Scott Crawford, KCAC
Corey Westra, GPAC 

Athletics Directors
Jeff Falkner, Graceland
Jim Abbott, Oklahoma City 

Sports Information Director
Andy Pulverentia, Missouri Valley 

Competition
Trish Ryan, Midland
Alisha Knowler, Briar Cliff
Oriana Rife, Lourdes
Micah Hartsfield, Martin Methodist
Lynsey Payne, Baker

Rubric/Scoring
Angie Sword Heath, Siena Heights
Trish Ryan, Midland
Lynsey Payne, Baker

Marketing
Angie Sword Heath, Siena Heights
Jessica Johnson, Missouri Baptist
Kate Edge, Concordia
Stephanie Prill, Calumet College

Judging
Alisha Knowler, Briar Clif
Jessica Johnson, Missouri Baptist
Oriana Rife, Lourdes
Kate Edge, Concordia
Micah Hartsfield, Martin Methodist
Stacie Horton, Grand View