Clarification of Scholastic Age Grids

Grade 9 students who are registered as students of an ASAA member school, regardless of classification, are eligible to participate on the competitive school team with the consent of the Principal and Athletic Director. This includes ASAA Zone and Provincial competitions.

Note: High School teams must follow ASAA rules for number of athletes on the floor at Zones & Provincials competitions (4-28)

Grade 6 students who are registered as students of a K-9, Junior High school or Middle School (grades K-9, 5-8, 5-9, or 6-9) may participate on their school’s Junior High Cheer Team. Special permission may be granted in certain circumstances but must be requested, in writing, and approved by the ACA at the time of membership registration. This includes ACA Zone and Provincial competitions.

Grade 3 students may participate on their school's elementary team (4-6) if a school is unable to have a team for grades 1 - 4 or for schools that are only K-5 and do not have grade 6 students.  Special permission may be granted in certain circumstances but must be requested, in writing, and approved by the ACA at the time of membership registration. This includes ACA Zone and Provincial competitions.