Competitive Cheerleading

IHSA Administrator

Shaunda Brown

IHSA State Series Programs
are available from

Cheer Rules

For a resource of current cheerleading safety rules for high school cheerleading please refer to:

For consistent application of the NFHS Spirit Rules Book, the following web site has been developed to provide interpretations on NFHS Spirit Rules.

The American Association of Cheerleading Coaches & Administrators (AACCA) provides a resource for coaches under the AACCA’s Safety Channel. Coaches can browse through featured videos of stunts and read AACCA and NFHS safety interpretations.


Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association

Illinois Cheer Coaches Conference

Illinois Spirit Officials Association

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State Final Competition

State Finals: Fri.-Sat., Feb. 6-7, 2015

Site: U.S. Cellular Coliseum, Bloomington | Directions | Parking
| U.S. Cellular Patron Information and Services
Tickets: $10 per session
Lodging: Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau  Hotel Listings
Apparel & Souvenirs: Minerva
Watch: Live on | Finals rebroadcast on CSN Chicago
Preview: IHSAState


We are looking for national anthem vocalists who are also members of the cheer/spirit team.  The cheer state finals will be held at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, Illinois on February 6-7.  Vocalist will be required to have open availability during these dates, as well as provide transportation to the site. If you would like to nominate your student athlete, please have your athletic director send an email recommendation including a sample demo to

ICCA Coaches Conference March 13 & 14, 2015

Purchase your copy of the NFHS Spirit Rulebook at