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2014-03-03 12:25:09

Partnership to kick off National Cheerleading Safety Month in March MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Cheerleading Safety Month, Varsity has partnered with CheerSafe, a coalition organized by USA Cheer and the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA), to improve cheerleading safety by increasing safety awareness throughout the cheerleading community. CheerSafe and CheerSafe.org provides athletes, coaches and parents...

2011-07-14 09:00:00

American Association of Cheerleading Coaches Administrators and USA Cheer Join CDC in Raising Concussion Awareness MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) and USA Cheer are bringing spirit and safety together as new partners in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Heads Up concussion educational campaign. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42655LOGO) A...

2011-03-17 12:47:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity, the largest cheerleading organization and long-time champion for cheerleading safety, made it mission critical to increase the safety measures already in place when safety reports during the early 2000's showed a concerning trend of injuries. Varsity not only created and implemented a Safety Awareness class for all of its more than 300,000 cheerleading camp attendees (still in practice today) but also worked with the National...

2011-03-01 08:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity, the leading organization in cheerleading camps and education, today announced that it will provide free safety certification courses to the first 200 coaches to log on to the National Federation of State High School Association's website to take the course in March. This initiative is part of National Cheerleading Safety Month and Varsity's ongoing mission to raise awareness about the importance of coaches' education in keeping...

2010-05-12 04:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In an ongoing effort to minimize the risk of cheerleading-related injuries, the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) has announced stricter new safety rules and introduced the first set of cheerleading rules developed specifically for elementary, middle and junior high school squads. "Each year the AACCA rules committee reviews our existing safety guidelines to identify more ways to help protect the safety of...

2009-10-14 09:46:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Injury risks associated with cheerleading are no greater than most other sports, according to a recent study released by the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA). Using two existing studies, the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injuries annual study and emergency room data from the Consumer Products Safety Commission, AACCA conducted a thorough analysis of the number of injuries per participant to...

2009-07-21 14:58:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing effort to address safety issues in cheerleading, the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) has announced its new safety standards for cheerleading competitions. Event organizers are expected to be compliant with the standards no later than the 2010-2011 competitive season. All organizations are urged to implement these standards as soon as possible. "In working with Emergency Medical...


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