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Welcome to Sport Cheer NI!


14th October 2020 update:

Latest government restrictions have declared no indoor sport is permitted for four weeks from Friday 16th October. Therefore, all cheerleading clubs in Northern Ireland are now in the same level that has been applied to the clubs in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area two weeks prior.

1st October 2020 update:

Latest government restrictions have declared from Monday 5th October, no indoor sport is permitted in the Derry and Strabane council area for two weeks. Cheerleading clubs in this area should close for the duration of the restriction.

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16th March 2020 update:

Sport Cheer NI is aware of everyone's concerns and is closely monitoring the situation and advice given both nationally and internationally. This is the latest information in relation to Worlds from ICU and we will keep everyone informed of all updates from them.

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About Sport Cheer NI

Sport Cheer Northern Ireland (SCNI) is the official National governing body for cheerleading and dance in Northern Ireland. 

SCNI exists to advance the sport of cheerleading and dance in Northern Ireland. We plan to support and guide clubs in their development of both coaches and athletes.

Allstar cheerleading has been in Northern Ireland for over 15 years. The sport has continued to evolve within individual clubs and teams over this time. SCNI represents an amalgamation of these teams . Our overall aim is to formulate exceptional opportunities for all involved.

Rather than operating individually, we believe we are better together. 



  • Help with forming club policies and procedures eg. safeguarding, GDPR and discount for SCNI events

  • Eligibility for the SCNI awards GALA


  • Educational opportunities:

    • ​Workshops and clinics with leaders in the industry

    • Assistance with coaching & judging qualifications

  • Opportunity to be involved with the National Teams


  • Opportunities to represent Northern Ireland at World Championships

  • Opportunities to train under leaders in the industry.



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