2017-18 Membership

The ACA is excited to welcome All Star Clubs and Schools to register as ACA members for the 2017-2018 season. The 2017-2018 membership year runs from November 15, 2017 to November 14, 2018. ACA membership and ACA or proof of individual insurance is required in order to compete at ACA sanctioned events. The deadline for registration is November 15, 2017. All membership registrations received after this date will be charged a late fee.

In addition to completing this purchase and the information requested within it, all teams must submit a coach and team roster in the designated format to michelle@albertacheerleading.ca. Memberships will not be complete until all information, rosters, and payment are received by the ACA and you have been sent an email confirming your membership. 

The designated team/coach roster templates will be uploaded by October 27, 2017. ALL fields of the excel must be completed. Incomplete rosters will not be accepted. Please save and send files as an excel (.xls) format.

If you have any questions regarding membership or insurance, please contact the ACA by email at michelle@albertacheerleading.ca.


2017-2018 Insurance

The 2017-18 insurance coverage runs from November 15, 2017 to November 14, 2018.

All athletes, coaches and judges must have insurance either through the ACA or an alternate provider (proof is required).


Frequently Asked Questions

Who needs an ACA annual membership?

  • All Alberta cheer and dance programs wishing to be judged at ACA sanctioned events
  • All Alberta cheer or dance programs wishing to have staff, coaches and athletes participate in ACA training and certification opportunities such as ACA Coaching Certifications, conferences, clinics, etc.
  • Teams from outside of Alberta who wish to compete at ACA events are not required to purchase an ACA membership, but must provide evidence of insurance

Why do we have to pay a membership fee to the ACA?

ACA membership fees are collected to help the ACA pay for services provided such as developing and administering coaching development and certification programs, judging certification programs, and other initiatives to develop the sport within the objectives of the ACA.

How much are membership fees and when are they due?


What does my membership provide?

Your membership provides your program with the following:

  • 1 year membership
  • The opportunity to be judged at ACA-sanctioned events
  • 1 vote at the Annual General Meeting
  • Access to training opportunities for your coaches and athletes such as certifications, conferences and clinics
  • Access to the group insurance program
  • Regular online communications and updates

Why are there questions about athletes on the membership team registration form?

The questions pertaining to athletes (gender, age, grade, town, etc.) are for ACA, provincial and federal general informational purposes only.  The ACA is using this information strictly for statistical purposes only (e.g. statistics for completing grant applications, referring to statistics in news stories).  The information regarding specific athletes is strictly confidential. 

Do I need insurance? How much does it cost?

If your school/club does not have its own insurance coverage, the ACA offers this service at a cost of $17 per person. The current insurance policy will end on November 14 each year with the following annual coverage beginning on November 15.