USA Cheer Safety
Safety is paramount to the protection of athletes and a vital part of the mission of USA Cheer.
Rules provide a framework for safety and vary by discipline. Some of these rules are provided by USA Cheer, while others are provided by our partner organizations that oversee them.
- 2019-20 Middle School, Jr High, and High School Cheer Rules
- All Star
- Youth Rec (coming soon!)
The USA Cheer Cheerleading Safety and Risk Management Course is available online at the following sites:
USA Cheer has also launched a comprehensive new rules course for high school cheer that covers the rules for NFHS and USA Cheer/AACCA rules.
CheerSafe is a safety awareness campaign and resource site founded by USA Cheer and supported by the NFHS, NCAA, USASF and other organizations. Visit CheerSafe.org for safety programs, resources, injury data and more.