Cheerleading is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK and became part of British Gymnastics in 2008 (UKCA).

It is an athletic discipline practised worldwde and incorporates jumps, dance, tumbling, stunts,cheers and chants under the three distinct activities: 

  • Cheerleading
  • Cheer Dance
  • Pom Dance

People of all ages and abilities participate as part of the cheerleading team.

The UKCA is the only official body in the UK to put National Teams forward to the World Championships.

For some, the highlight of the Cheerleading calendar is the UKCA National Championships, which attracted over 2,700 participants at Birmingham's National Indoor Arena. For others it's the Open Schools Championships held at Manchester Velodrome.















Page created:  5 October 2009