The North Dakota Cheer Coach Association was formed to:

  • Promote excellence and safety in cheerleading.
  • Provide education and information to coaches.
  • Promote a positive relationship among coaches and administrators.
  • Establish and promote effective communications with NDHSAA, schools and administrators.
  • Study and make recommendations to proposed rules changes concerning cheerleaders.

About us

Cheer Coach Recognition

The NDCCA recognizes cheer coaches with important life skills - hard work, discipline, team work, responsibility, etc.

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Coach of the Year Awards

for those who exemplify the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethical conduct, and moral character.

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Fall 2018 State Cheer Competition Date Set!

November 10, 2018 11:00 AM at Fargo North HS, 801 17th Ave N.

Visit the NDCCA Competition Page for more information. 

Competition-Time Out Cheer

We are excited to have a new division in our competitions as of Fall 2016.  Visit the NDCCA Competition page for complete information.

Music-Compliance Rules

The NDCCA will follow the music compliance rules set forth in July 2016. For complete information and list of preferred providers please visit: https://www.usacheer.org/music/preferred-providers


Check out the Important Dates for the 18-19 school year.

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Don't Forget

NFHS Concussion Online Course

Concussions have moved in the forefront for concerns in coaching. Because of this, all Certified cheer coaches must take the online NFHS Concussion course. This course is only 20 minutes long and is free of charge. You will be required to register with the NFHS web site to take the course. After you are registered go to Concussion in Sports - What You Need To Know and click "Please login to order." Proof of completion must be sent in with the certification form. This course needs to be taken every other year.

Spirit Rules Test

18-19 rules test not available at this time—should be the end of July

The spirit rules test is now active and ready to be taken! It can be found on the Forms page.  You must pass this with an 80%. It is open book and you may retake it as many times as you need.  You will not be concidered a certified cheer coach without completing this.

Certified Coach Application

It's ready to go. Complete your application here!

Download Certified Coach Requirements