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2017 SUMMER UPDATE

June 2017

The National Administrative Council (NAC) met at the Annual Convention where Competitive Cheer & Dance was approved championship status and met in June at NACDA to vote on competitive cheer & dance sport motions. 

Click HERE for approved, denied and tabled motion, along with rationale for the 2017-18 season. (Click HERE for the list of sport motions that went to the NAC)

Watch video about NAIA Competitive Cheer | CLICK HERE

Watch video about NAIA Competitive Dance | CLICK HERE

COACHES RESOURCES

2017-18 COMPETITIVE CHEER COACHES MANUAL

 

 -All-America scoring and rubric, national championship format, regular season competition, results and reporting, etc. 
 

2017-18 COMPETITIVE DANCE COACHES MANUAL

 

 -All-America scoring and rubric, national championship format, regular season competition, results and reporting, etc. 


2017-18 COMPETITIVE CHEER RULEBOOK

The rulebook now governs all NAIA Competitive Cheer compeititon.
Cheer Appendices
-Cheer scoresheets, rubrics, performance outlines, rosters, etc.

2017-18 COMPETITIVE DANCE RULEBOOK


The rulebook now governs all NAIA Competitive Dance compeititon. 
Dance Appendices
-Dance scoresheets, rubrics, performance outlines, rosters, etc.


 Webinars

2017 Championship Webinar - Competitive Cheer & Dance
January 18, 2017


NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACT

Competitive Cheer & Dance Sport Manager: Hannah Harmon


NAIA COMPETITIVE CHEER & DANCE COACHES ASSOCIATION
PresidentLynsey Payne, Baker
1st Vice PresidentAngie Heath, Siena Heights 
2nd Vice PresidentTrish Ryan, Midland 
SecretaryKate Edge, Concordia (Mich.)
Past PresidentStacie Horton, Grand View 
NAC Liaison: Scott Crawford, Commissioner, KCAC

NAIA-CCDCA Business Meeting: 
April 26, 2018 - NAIA National Office; Kansas City, Mo. 

2016-17 NAIA-CCDCA Business Meeting Minutes


AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CHEERLEADING COACHES & ADMINISTRATORS

AACCA Cheerleading Safety Certification List



2017 ALL-AMERICA ROUTINES
All-American Routine - Counts Video
All-American Routine - with Music
All-American Routine - Turn Sequence
All-American Routine - Floor Work Breakdown
All-American Routine - Music

2018 All-America Routines Videos for Competitive Cheer & Competitive Dance will be released no later than Jan. 15th

 

IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Team Award - February 21, 2018
Individual Student Award - February 28, 2018 (for teams who qualify for the national championships only)

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - February 15, 2018
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2017


FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

QUALIFYING COMPETITION INFO
2018 Groupings 
2018 Qualifying Competition Bid Form 


NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO

CDD Potential Qualifier Packet - AVAILABLE FEB. 1ST
Local Host Site Information


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

 


HELPFUL TOOLS & LINKS

Officials Registration through Artbiter - AVAILABLE SEPT 15th
Officials Evaluation Form 

All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards


OPEN DATES

Open Dates is a free online posting service for NAIA members to advertise or search for open competition dates to compete in the regular season

 Timeline to National Championship 

AUG

SEP

OCT

NOV

DEC

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR 2017

<<  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 2018
At least three regular season competitions must be completed to be eligible for the National Championship

 

APR 1 -- 2018-18 Declaration of Intent due. 

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

 2018 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.”