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Letter from Executive Director Lauri Harris Regarding Athlete Protection

Dear members of the cheer community; This morning USA Today published a disturbing article on misconduct and sexual abuse in the cheer community. USA Cheer takes any allegation of sexual misconduct and abuse very seriously. It has no place in society or sport—we must collectively do everything possible to safeguard our kids. As an umbrella [...]

2020-09-18T11:38:46-05:00September 18th, 2020|Uncategorized, USA Cheer News|

STUNT Receives Emerging Sport Recommendation from the NCAA’s Committee on Women’s Athletics

May 12, 2020– USA Cheer, the National governing body for the sport of Cheer, is proud to announce that the NCAA’s Committee on Women’s Athletics (CWA) has recommended to add STUNT as an NCAA emerging sport. STUNT expands participation opportunities for young women by providing an avenue for female athletes with skills in the area [...]

2020-08-05T09:21:00-05:00May 12th, 2020|Uncategorized, USA Cheer News|

Risk Minimization Remains Key in 2020-21 College Cheer Rules Changes

College cheerleading rules changes for the 2020-21 school year have been released, with the focus remaining on risk minimization. The twelve rules changes for this year address the use of hard casts, performance surfaces, spotting requirements, and twisting and flipping skills in stunts and pyramids. While allowing some new skills where risk did not [...]

2020-08-05T09:19:52-05:00April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized, USA Cheer News|

USA Cheer Response to Netflix’s “CHEER!”

USA Cheer believes that the safety of every cheerleader is paramount in all cheerleading programs. The Netflix documentary “Cheer” has brought a great deal of attention to the general public about the world of cheerleading. It’s refreshing to see cheerleading, and the coaches and athletes involved, get the accolades from the general public, celebrities - and [...]

2020-01-31T13:42:37-06:00January 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|