MYCCA

The mission of the Maine Youth Cheerleading Coaches Association (MYCCA), a non-profit organization, is to assist the sport of cheerleading at the youth, recreational and middle school levels by establishing guidelines that foster the development and safety of our sport. MYCCA will provide a support system and serve as a resource of information for all its members.

  • To foster high standard of professionalism, fairness and ethics

  • To provide a foundation for new and existing cheerleading coaches and their advocates

  • To provide a healthy atmosphere for coaches, athletes and advocates to excel in the sport of cheerleading

  • To offer professional development and a forum for the exchange of current practices and trends

  • To promote a sense of continuity among all programs

  • To uphold the integrity of the sport

UPDATED: July 5 2017

MYCCA

MAINE YOUTH CHEERLEADING COACHES ASSOCIATION

The mission of the Maine Youth Cheerleading Coaches Association (MYCCA), a non-profit organization, is to assist the sport of cheerleading at the youth, recreational and middle school levels by establishing guidelines that foster the development and safety of our sport. MYCCA will provide a support system and serve as a resource of information for all its members. The goals of the MYCCA include:

To foster high standard of professionalism, fairness and ethics

To provide a foundation for new and existing cheerleading coaches and their advocates

To provide a healthy atmosphere for coaches, athletes and advocates to excel in the sport of cheerleading

To offer professional development and a forum for the exchange of current practices and trends

To promote a sense of continuity among all programs

To uphold the integrity of the sport

 

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • MYCCA Fall  Coaches Workshop
    Nov 07, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Saco, 75 Franklin St, Saco, ME 04072, USA
    Overview of 21-22 Rubric Change
 

 Competitions 2022

*All dates are subject to change*

MYCCA Showcase  1.30.22

Cheers From the Heart 2.5.22

Scarborough Invitational  2.19.22

Cougar Class Invitational 2.20.22

.Vacation Classic 2.26.22

Fairfield Pals Invitational 2.26.22

Oxford Hills 3.5.22

Poland Spirit Invitational 3.12.22

SPYC Fire Invitational 3.12.22

Elite 3.19.22

Skowhegan  3.19.22

Turner Classic 3.26.22

Biddeford / Saco Invitational  3.26.22

ME Cheer Classic 4.2.22

Cheers From The Heart
Virtual Competition

Firehouse Face Off

Virtual Competition

     Saco Virtual Competition

Biddeford Virtual Competition

 

 Guidelines

General Invitational Guidelines:

 All divisions state the highest degree of difficulty allowed. Not all stunts mentioned are required. If a team does not comply with the guidelines, they will be subjected to deductions.  Each organization is required to follow the MYCCA Guidelines, National Federation Spirit Rules and The Maine Principals’ Association Rules.

  • 20 Participants maximum.  

  • Dismounts to performing surface must have assisted landings.

  • Routine must be a maximum of three (3) minutes.

  • Routine must include a cheer (long enough to effectively judge voice), team dance, team jumps,

          partner stunts / pyramids (according to guidelines attached)  and tumbling.
 

Basic Dismounts:  Hand to Hand dismount, Shrug, Shove Wrap or Pencil Down
Intermediate Dismounts:  Basic cradle dismount  

Advance Dismounts:  Twist, Pancake

NOTE:  Basket tosses and launches are NOT PERMITTED for any youth / middle school
team AND the total number of twists from dismounts may NOT exceed more than 1 rotation.

Please read the following paragraph in full. These grade exceptions are only made for small programs who cannot otherwise field a team of at least 5 athletes within the regular grade guidelines. Email maineyouthcheerleading@gmail.com for any further clarifications.

I** Updated Grade Guidelines state 3rd graders may participate in the Rising Star Division IF your organization cannot field a Shooting Star Team that meets the five member 2nd - 4th grade minimum. 5th graders may participate in the Shooting Stars Division IF your organization cannot field a Shining Star Team that meets the five member 4th - 6th grade minimum. 7th graders may participate in the Shining Stars Division IF your organization cannot field a Superstar OR Middle School Team that meets the five member 6th - 8th grade minimum.

 

2019/2020 Members
We are not taking membership for the 2020/2021 season

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Amanda Morong
Amanda Morong

President

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Tracy Bissonnette
Tracy Bissonnette

Vice President

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Courtney Shay
Courtney Shay

Secretary

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Trish Roderick
Trish Roderick

Treasurer

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Christine Mecham
Christine Mecham

Secretary/ Invitational Coordinator

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Susan Hartnett
Susan Hartnett

Head Official

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Information

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