More than 8,000 participants and 355 college teams across the country will compete for the coveted gold trophy with approximately 15,000 spectators expected, all record numbers for the annual event which moved to Daytona Beach in 1996. teams will use 29 hotels in the area and 14 buses that will provide transportation throughout the city.

Daytona Beach has become the premier destination for our NCA and NDA college customers across the country. This highly anticipated event grows in popularity every year, and we are thrilled with the turnout this year, the biggest event ever,” said Bill Bogg, senior vice president and director of academic programs for NCA and NDA. “Daytona Beach has become synonymous with NCA and NDA, and one of the most recognized dance and dance venues in the world. It is truly an honor to deliver a world-class event where we can recognize these young student athletes for their hard work, dedication to their universities, and talent. »

In addition to competing at the Daytona Beach Bandshell and the Ocean Center, competitors, along with their coaching staff, family and friends, will be able to enjoy everything the Daytona Beach region has to offer when they visit.

Daytona Beach is proud to continue serving as the host city of the NCA & NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship,” said the executive director of the Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. Lori Campbell Baker. “This premier event continues to grow each year and has a positive impact on our local economy. This destination is the perfect setting for the competition, providing competitors and their families with high-quality accommodation, both indoors and outdoors. outside the sites, close to each other and a multitude of activities to practice during their stay.”

“Each year, we look forward to hosting the NCA and NDA Collegiate National Championship as it has become one of the largest and best-known events in our region,” said the Ocean Center Manager. Tim Riddle. “We appreciate the long partnership with NCA/NDA and the continued opportunity to welcome the many dedicated athletes as they compete for national recognition.”

The NCA/NDA Collegiate National Championship is open to the public and will be broadcast live on Varsity TV. For more information about the event and to purchase tickets, visit

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Media contacts:
Andre BoothDaytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
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