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07/14/20 – Board of Control Aligns Competitive Cheer Divisions to Match UCA Revisions

July 14, 2020 Cheer Blog Updates


In its first meeting of the 2020-21 academic year, the Board of Control approved an adjustment to the KHSAA Competitive Cheer divisions to match Universal Cheerleaders Association’s (UCA) 2020-21 revisions. Those divisions will be as follows: 

  • All-Girl Small: 5 – 15 members 
  • All-Girl Medium: 16 – 19 members
  • All-Girl Large: 20 – 23 members
  • All-Girl Super Large: 24 – 30 members
  • Coed: 5 – 30 members (minimum 1 male)
  • Game Day: 5 – 30 members

Additional information will be released to coaches in the annual Competitive Cheer rules clinic and the event declaration form will be updated in early August.

The entire release from the Board of Control meeting can be viewed here:


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The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 280 member schools both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 215 state championships to 51 teams and 164 individuals in 13 sports and 6 sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 106,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches, and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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