Registration is now open for Cheer Off, Mascot Challenge, and All State Sideline!
Early registration price of $15 per participant until midnight on September 14th, then the price will increase to $20 per participant. Coaches register now in the Coaches Corner!
Join us on Saturday October 6th at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph to see talented sideline teams from all over the state! Competition starts at 9:30.
More information can be found on the Cheer Off event page under events.
The Mascot Challenge and Sideline All State tryouts are the same day and same location! Check out the event pages for more information.
Coaches - PLEASE NOTE: Registrations for Cheer Off, All State Sidelines, All State Competitive, Mascot Challenge and State Competition will be available under the Coaches Corner for you once you have Registered for Membership and payment has been received and processed.
MCCA is an organization created for the purpose of assisting and encouraging the growth and improvement of cheerleading throughout the state of Minnesota. It is the only governing body for cheerleading in the state that is recognized by the Minnesota State High School League.
STATE COMPETITION UPDATES FOR 2019
The Divisions for State 2019 will be as follows for school teams:
Varsity: Will continue to be split by Class A and AA and we will offer the following divisions.
Co-Ed Tumbling teams will compete in either Tumbling 1 or 2. Co-Ed Non-Tumbling teams can have no more than 2 males.
To be on a Varsity Team students will need to be in Grades 7-12. This is different than UCA's guidelines so when holding tryouts if you are planning on attending any UCA events, please consult their division guidelines.
Junior Varsity: We will continue to offer Junior Varsity and Junior Varsity Non-Tumbling. To be on a JV team students will need to be in Grades 7-12. All Co-ed JV teams will compete in the regular division. This is different than UCA's new guidelines so when holding tryouts if you are planning on attending any UCA events, please consult their division guidelines.
Middle School: This will be for students in grades 5-9.
Elementary: This will be for students in grades K-6.
Game Day: NEW We will be offering two divisions, Tumbling and Non-Tumbling. These divisions will not be broken down by school size or team size.
The format and structure of the State Competition will remain the same as 2018.
Session 1: Elementary Teams, Game Day, All Star Teams, and Stunt Groups
Session 2: Varsity Prelims
Session 3: Middle School and JV Teams
Session 4: Varsity Finals
The USA Music Copyright Policy is applicable to all MCCA Events. Teams competing in the Minnesota Cheerleading Coaches Association's State Competition and Mascot Challenge are required to follow the national copyright laws. To participate in a MCCA competition, the coach is obliged to fill out the prescribed form guaranteeing that their music mix meets all criterion set forth by USA Music.
NOTE: MCCA will be securing the music for All State Tryouts and performances to fulfill these same requirements.
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