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UKCA Winter Cheerleading Championships 2019 – Get Tickets


The UKCA Winter Cheerleading Championships 2019 are just under a month away and you could be there to witness all of the action LIVE!

The Winter Cheerleading Championships represent the start of UKCA’s competition schedule for the new Cheerleading season. Teams from across the UK will descend on Manchester for a festival of Cheer including competitive Cheerleading, family fun and awards!

Make sure you’re there to start the season in style and celebrate the end of another successful year for the sport of Cheerleading, get your Winter Championship spectator tickets today:

October Newsletter


The latest news from the UK Cheerleading Association including upcoming courses and some special offers from our partners.

Happy Halloween

Entries Closed – Winter 2019

Read Our Updated Rules Yet?

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Upcoming Courses

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Offer From Our Partner

Whether you’re a coach, club or cheerleader, making sure you have the right specialist sports insurance is vital to protect yourself. UK Cheerleading Association and Insure4Sport are working together to make sure that all members are protected with specialist sports insurance.

Our cover includes Public Liability in case you’re liable for an accident or damage to property whilst teaching or training. It also covers you for Personal Accident in case you injure yourself, which unfortunately can happen all too often in the world of cheerleading. Whether you’re being thrown up in the air as a flyer or acting as an all-important base, a nasty fall could leave you unable to teach or practice. Therefore, it’s vital you’ve got the right insurance to fall back on.

You’ll also get £1 million Professional Indemnity cover completely FREE which protects coaches and clubs against any claims that may arise from cheerleading advice that has been given.

UKCA members can now get 10% off specialist sports insurance. Get protected today with Insure4Sport!

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UKCA Winter Championships – Entries Close Monday


Entries for the UKCA Winter Cheerleading Championships 2019 close on MONDAY!

This weekend is your last chance to get to enter your teams into the first UKCA competition of the Cheerleading season.

Experience the feeling of competing against some of the best Cheerleading teams in the UK this December:

UKCA Winter Cheerleading Championships 2019 – 1 Week Left To Enter


The UKCA Winter Cheerleading Championships 2019 are less than 2 months away and the deadline for entries is right around the corner!

The Winter Championships represent the start of UKCA’s competitive Cheerleading season. They are an excellent chance to get your season off to a flyer whilst see out the year in style! Amongst the action there will be plenty of Cheer and fun to be had, it’s not a weekend to be missed!

The deadline for entries is MONDAY 28th OCTOBER 2019
(Just over a week away!)

Secure your team’s places today:

UKCA Winter Cheerleading Championships 2019 – Enter Now


The competitive Cheerleading season is back and you can get it underway with the UKCA.

On the 7th & 8th December the UK Cheerleading Association’s first championships of the season take place in Manchester – the UKCA Winter Championships 2019.

Over the course of 2 days at Manchester’s Belle Vue Sports Village, we’ll see action from Cheerleading, Group Stunt, Partner Stunt, Pom Dance, Cheer Dance and Urban Cheer teams from all over the UK in a perfect opening to the new season! Along with plenty of fun and awards too!

Entries close on Monday 28th October 2019 – Less than 3 WEEKS away!

Make sure you’re there to get your 2019/20 season off to a flyer, secure your team’s places today:

Autumn & Winter Cheerleading Courses with UKCA


It’s that time of year again where we’re preparing for a brand new Cheerleading competition season and we know you’ll be raring to go but don’t forget there is still time for you to pick up the qualifications you need before the season gets underway.

We have a whole host of courses coming up for you in October and November including Foundation Tumbling Skills and Intermediate Stunts.

Our next coaching course is a Foundation Stunt Skills course in Manchester on the 20th October, followed by a week of courses in Leighton Buzzard which includes a Foundation Tumbling course on the 24th October.

Take an introduction to Tumbling on this predominantly practical course.

Our run of courses in Leighton Buzzard is followed be a 2 DAY Intermediate Stunts course in Manchester in November.

Immerse yourself in a weekend of Stunting! Book onto our 2 day Intermediate Stunts course in Manchester on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th November.

Start the new Cheer season with the qualifications you need, book onto a course today:

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UKCA Newsletter – September 2019


The latest from the UKCA Newsletter including competitions, courses and some amazing offers from our partners!

Enter Now – Winter 2019

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2020 Competitions Now Open For Entry


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Competition Rules Update

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Upcoming Courses

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Offers From Our Partners

Make your Christmas Party one to remember this year at Cheadle House! Our packages include something for everyone, keep it classic with our famous ‘Sparkle Party Night’, dine from our delicious three course menu before dancing the night away for just £30pp.

Fancy a change? Let us WOW you with fire breathers, stilt walkers and much more included in our evening of ‘The Greatest Showman’ all for only £45pp.

If you’re looking for something extra special this Christmas, we are also offering the bespoke ‘Exclusive Manor House Party Night’ And what’s more? Book a party for over 30 and the organiser goes completely FREE plus many more offers to be found in our brochure.

Please contact our dedicated Christmas team on 0161 492 1060 or [email protected] to request a brochure.

Changes to 2019/2020 Rules & Regulations


For the 2019/2020 competition season there will be updates to some of the rules at our competitions. These rules will apply to the Winter Championships December 7th & 8th 2019 and onwards.

Cheerleading/Group Stunt/Partner Stunt
Level 2
Handspring series are now allowed.
Level 3
Athletes can perform a single leg stunt at 2.5 high without any twisting movement. If any twist is included, the single leg stunt must remain at 2 high.
Level 5
Athletes can perform a single twist AND single rotation dismount from a double leg stunt, which must be braced with two points of contact. If there is only one point of contact, the dismount can be two twists OR a single rotation (not combined).

Cheer Dance
There is only one level of entry.

Urban Cheer
There is only one level of entry.

Click here to see the 2019/2020 Rules & Regulations

UKCA Autumn Training Courses



Last weekend 2 courses in Flintshire marked the start of our Autumn training course schedule.

Saturday saw a group of budding Cheerleading coaches complete their Leadership Award, a mixture of practical work and theory, covering Health & Safety, Communication, Motivation, Team Building and Leadership Skills necessary to assist a Qualified Coach. We’d like say a huge well done to everyone who completed the course!

Our next Leadership Award is in Leighton Buzzard on the 21st October – Leadership Award @ Leighton Buzzard

On Sunday, another group of Cheerleading coaches took their Foundation Cheerleading Skills course. The course covered ground bound Cheer and Dance skills, Coaching Skills, Lesson Planning & Session Structure, Health & Safety; Warm Up, Stretch & Cool Down Activities, Cheerleading Vocal Skills, Cheer Arm Motions, Cheer Jump Technique, Choreography. Once again we’d like to say a huge well done, to everyone on the course who gained their Foundation Cheerleading Skills Certificate of Qualification.

Our next upcoming Foundation Cheerleading Skills course takes place in Leighton Buzzard on 22nd October – Foundation Cheerleading Skills @ Leighton Buzzard

Gain the qualifications you need this autumn

UKCA Newsletter – August 2019



The latest news from the UK Cheerleading Association including upcoming courses and some special offers from our partners.

Congratulations To Our Newly Qualified Coaches

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Competition Rules Update Coming Soon

Send Us Your Summer Training Snaps

Been training over the summer? Poms on the beach? Tag us in your snaps using #ukca on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

Upcoming Courses

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Offers From Our Partners

Make your Christmas Party one to remember this year at Cheadle House! Our packages include something for everyone, keep it classic with our famous ‘Sparkle Party Night’, dine from our delicious three course menu before dancing the night away for just £30pp.

Fancy a change? Let us WOW you with fire breathers, stilt walkers and much more included in our evening of ‘The Greatest Showman’ all for only £45pp.

If you’re looking for something extra special this Christmas, we are also offering the bespoke ‘Exclusive Manor House Party Night’ And what’s more? Book a party for over 30 and the organiser goes completely FREE plus many more offers to be found in our brochure.

Please contact our dedicated Christmas team on 0161 492 1060 or [email protected] to request a brochure.

Sunday Special Package

A little bit about us….
Cheadle House is a magnificent Victorian mansion situated in the south of Manchester. With a recently refurbished interior of calm modern tones and the original old wooden beams stretched across the open atrium, it truly is the perfect venue for your special day.

What to expect….
At Cheadle House you and your wedding are in safe hands. The team and I are dedicated to working with you to make the whole process as seamless as possible, from planning and preparation whilst offering a personal and professional service. You can be confident that by choosing Cheadle House we will go above and beyond to make your wedding day the perfect day to remember

What’s included…
Alderley suite & Whitegate suite
For your civil ceremony, reception dinner & evening party

Celebratory champagne
Celebratory glass of champagne for the happy couple

3 course wedding menu
Choose a wonderful 3 course menu for your guests

Sparkling wine to toast
Raise a glass of sparkling wine to the newlyweds during the speeches

Finger buffet
A selection of hot and cold food for your evening guests

Junior suite on the wedding night
End your wedding in style! A junior suite for the newlyweds

The package is based on 40 day guests and 80 evening guests and is available on selected Sundays for just £4000 throughout June, July, August, September, October and November

Call now for more information and to book your show around: 0161 492 1060