NKCCA Annual competition divisions are aligned to KHSAA/UCA standards
The NKCCA competition is open to all member schools, rec/club leagues and All-Star squads.
The competition will award first and second place trophies and ribbons in the categories with at least 3 squads entered,
otherwise only first place trophies and ribbons will be awarded.


All School teams are required to adhere to all NFHS rules.

School, Club & Recreation Divisions
Cheer

-----High School Squads -----
□Small Varsity (12 & under)  
□ Medium Varsity (13-16 members)   
 
□Large Varsity (17 -20) 
 
Super Large Varsity (21-30) 
□Junior Varsity Small (
16 members & under)  
□Junior Varsity Large (
17-25)
 □Non-Mount (6 minimum, no maximum number)
 □Non-Tumbing (6 minimum, no maximum number)
 □GameDay Cheer (6 minimum, no maximum number)

CoEd divisions
CoEd Divisions may be broken up into 2 categories* or put into 1 overall CoEd Category
( subject to review upon registration numbers)
□CoEd Small Varsity
(minimum 1-4 males-30 maximum members)*
□CoEd Large Varsity (minimum 5 or more males-30 maximum members)
 

----Middle School/Elementary Squads ----
□Middle School Sizes
Small, Medium, Large & Super Large*
Same as High School
plus
Elementary (6th grade and under only)  (6 minimum, no maximum number)

All Star (performance only)

Club League Divisions 
 
also may be subdivided by squad size

Junior - 12 years and younger

Senior - 14 years and younger

Club Division Policies:
Exist for teams who are not associated with a school program. Club teams will follow the same 2 and 1/2 minute routine format with cheer/ sideline and music and all other rules and regulations (including additional restrictions for Elementary teams and Middle School teams)
. The age of the competitor as of Aug. 31, 2017 will be the age used for the competition purposes throughout the 2017-2018 season for all Club Divisions.

Recreational league teams
also may be subdivided by squad size

PeeWee - 5-8 years of age

Youth - 10 years and younger

Junior - 12 years and younger

Senior - 14 years and younger

Exhibition divisions - May include starters, special olympics, etc..or squads not wishing to compete

Recreational Division Policies:
1. The Recreational Divisions exist for teams with the main purpose of cheering for and supporting a recreational team (i.e. youth football, pee wee sports, community sports teams, etc.)
2. Elementary teams with a school affi liation may compete in the recreational division, only if at least half of the participants are in 6th grade or younger.
3. Recreational divisions will follow same routine format, rules and regulations, including additional restrictions for Elementary and Middle School teams
The age of the competitor as of Aug. 31, 2017 will be the age used for the competition purposes throughout the 2017-2018 season for all Rec Divisions.

Dance

□Elementary/Middle School   
□High School 
 
□Rec/Club
style if applicable
Jazz   ---  Pom  ---HipHop

additonal categories for Kick & Lyrical will be added if more than 1 team is registered, otherwise those divisions will expo only.

Stunt Groups

Stunt group classifications: - Awards given in each category for All-Star & School

            Junior Co-Ed One guy and one girl plus spotter 9th grade & under 

            Senior Co-Ed - One guy and one girl plus spotter 9th  12th  grade 

Senior Girls Stunt group – All girls 9th - 12 th grade

Junior Girls Stunt group – All girls 9th grade & under

Youth Girls Stunt group – All girls 6 th grade & under