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UKCA National Championships 2019 – Entry Deadline



The UKCA National Championships 2019 are set to take place in just over a months time at Belle Vue Sports Village on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th March.

The first competition in Manchester of 2019 represents a chance for athletes to compete against some of the top Cheerleading talent in the country and offers a chance to qualify to compete at the European Championships 2019!

The deadline for entries is MONDAY 11th FEBRUARY 2019 – just 4 days to go!

Make sure you’re part of another special weekend of Cheerleading with UKCA.

NI National Schools & Club Championships 2019 – ENTRY DEADLINE SOON



2019 promises to be another exciting year of competitive Cheerleading with the UKCA and our first of five competitions is right around the corner.

The NI National Schools & Club Championships 2019 take place on Saturday 23rd February at the Antrim Forum Leisure Centre following the annual Antrim & Newtownabbey Primary School Festival on Friday 22nd. The event will see Cheer athletes compete in Cheerleading, Group Stunt, Partner Stunt, Pom Dance, Cheer Dance, Urban Cheer and Pom Dance Doubles categories.

Competition entries, which cost £15.00 per entry, close very soon (Monday 14th January 2019). Hit the ground running with our first competitive Cheer opportunity of the year – ENTER NOW.

Not competing? Take in all the action and help to create a memorable atmosphere as a spectator. Get your tickets today and don’t forget you can Bring Your Kid for A Quid

UKCA Winter Championships 2018



We’ve had some incredible feedback from so many of you telling us how much you loved this year’s UKCA Winter Cheerleading Championships!

It’s the first time the competition has been held at Belle Vue Sports Village and what an atmosphere you all helped to create. We’d like to once again say a HUGE THANK YOU to everybody who made it such a successful event.

The highlights from the final competition of 2018 are now live on the Videos section of our website along with all of the highlights from our other recent competitions.

We can’t wait to see you all for more Cheer fun in 2019!

UKCA Competition Dates 2019


Exciting news! The UKCA competition dates for 2019 have now been confirmed and released!

Our 5 annual competitions are now live in our competition calendar. We’ll kick-off the year of Cheer competition on 22nd & 23rd February with the Antrim & Newtownabbey Primary School Festival 2019 and the NI National Schools & Club Championships 2019. On the 23rd & 24th March Belle Vue Sports Village in Manchester will host the UKCA National Championships 2019. In May the UKCA Spring Championships 2019 will take place at the Manchester Velodrome on the 18th & 19th May followed by the UKCA National Schools’ Championships 2019 on the 22nd & 23rd June. After the summer break the UKCA Winter Championships 2019 will return to Belle Vue Sports Village in Manchester.

It promises to be another exciting year!

Before then, the UKCA Winter Championships 2018 will take place on the 1st & 2nd December 2018 at Belle Vue Sports Village in Manchester.

Visit the event page in the competition calendar to make your entry today.


Entries close on the 28th October 2018.

UKCA Videos

2018 has been another fantastic year for UKCA competition. Already this year we’ve seen 4 fantastic UKCA events take place, showcasing some exceptional skill, Cheer spirit and most of all fun!

We started the season with the NI Schools’ and Club Championship 2018 in Antrim, Northern Ireland followed soon after by the UKCA National Championships 2018 in Manchester. May then saw UKCA hold it’s inaugural event at Belle Vue Sports Village in Manchester before returning to the National Cycling Centre in June for the UKCA National Schools’ Championships 2018. It’s fair to say it’s been an incredibly busy but also an immensely fun and exciting year so far! We’re now looking forward to the UKCA Winter Cheerleading Championships 2018 in December…AGES AWAY RIGHT?!

Don’t worry, we’ve created a section on our website to feed your Cheerleading cravings and keep you up-to-date with the UKCA competition action. The UKCA Videos section has all of the highlights, special performances and fun times from past UKCA competitions all in one place so you can get inspired, stay entertained, reminisce and maybe even spot you and your squad in action!

Grab your snacks and visit UKCA VIDEOS today!

UKCA National Schools’ Championships 2018 – Review



Just over a month after lighting up Belle Vue Sports Village at the UKCA Spring Championships 2018, the UKCA National Schools’ Championships 2018 returned to the National Cycling Centre in style.

In a fun-filled weekend, Schools from across the UK showcased their Cheerleading prowess over 2 days of top class competition and Cheer spirit. Cheer athletes from Key Stages 1,2,3,4 and 5 represented their schools in Cheerleading, Pom Dance, Disability Pom Dance and Urban Cheer categories, competing against other schools from across the nation.

As always our fantastic comperes guided us through the weekend introducing top performance after top performance and presented us with 2 Mascot Showdowns. At the end of each day the winners and runners up were revealed during the awards ceremony where 2 teams were presented with Spirit Awards for their exceptional displays of Cheer Spirit throughout the competition.

The winner of Saturday’s Gateley Spirit Award was Park View Tigers

Congratulations to Park View Tigers on winning the @gateleyplc Spirit Award #ukca

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Sunday’s Insure4Sport Spirit Award went to The Welsh Diamonds

Congratulations to The Welsh Diamonds on winning the @insure4sport Spirit Award #ukca

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The full list of results can be found on our website:

Schools’ Championships 2018 Results – Saturday

Schools’ Championships 2018 Results – Sunday

Here are some of the highlights from social media:

😍 TROPHIES!!! #ukca #ukcheerleading #ukcheer #cheerleading

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So much team love! 💙 #UKCA #ukcheer #ukcheerleading #cheerleading #squadgoals

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Clarets looking awesome! #ukca #ukcheer #ukcheerleading #cheerleading #squadgoals

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We’d like to say a huge well done to everyone who took part over the weekend and a massive thank you to all of our organisers, volunteers, judges and spectators! We can’t wait to see you all again in December!

Stay tuned for the competition highlights video coming soon!

Get Your UKCA National Schools’ Championship 2018 Tickets


Spectator tickets for the UKCA National Schools’ Championships 2018 are now available. If you’re ready for another outstanding weekend of competitive Cheerleading, don’t miss your chance to be there, get your tickets today!

With this year’s UKCA National Schools’ Championships now just a couple of weeks away, spectators tickets for the event have started to fly out!

School’s from across the UK will bring their Cheer teams to the National Cycling Centre in Manchester on the 23rd and 24th June for a weekend of competitive Cheerleading. Over the course of the weekend athlete’s from KS1, KS2, Disability, KS3, KS4 and KS5 groups will light up the Velodrome as they put their Cheerleading skills on show! As always it promises to be a fantastic weekend!

Make sure you don’t miss your chance to party with UKCA for the final time until December! It’s not one to be missed: GET TICKETS NOW!

UKCA Newsletter – May 31st 2018


The latest newsletter from the United Kingdom Cheerleading Association including a brand new competition, School’s Championships tickets and the highlights from the UKCA Spring Cheerleading Championships 2018.

Twilight Competition!

New Cheerleading Competition available to UKCA Coaches & Cheerleaders only

Buy your tickets now!

Tickets are now available for the Schools’ Championship in June.

Get your tickets today!

Spring Championships Highlights!

We had a great time at our Belle Vue venue for the Spring Championships 2018, we hope you did too. Check out the highlights below.

We can’t wait to see you at the National Schools’ Cheerleading Championships.

Team UKCA.

UKCA Spring Cheerleading Championships 2018 – One Week On


It’s a week on from the UKCA Spring Cheerleading Championships 2018 and the buzz about the inaugural event at Belle Vue Sports Village is still going strong!

The weekend saw Belle Vue Sports Village in Manchester rocked by a festival of Cheer! Cheerleaders from far and wide made the trip to a new UKCA venue in scorching weather for another weekend of competitive Cheerleading.

One of the many highlights of the competition was a superb Royal Wedding inspired performance that you may have seen on our YouTube channel earlier this week:

Since the Spring Championships ended we’ve loved seeing your pictures from the weekend on #UKCA and we’ve received some fantastic feedback from Cheerleaders, Coaches and Spectators.

We’re so pleased that you all had such an amazing experience with us last weekend and we can’t wait to do it all again June. Spectator tickets for the UKCA National Schools’ Championships 2018 are now available. If you’re ready for another outstanding weekend of competitive Cheerleading, don’t miss your chance to be there, get your tickets today!

We can’t wait to see you all again soon!