Deva Cheerleading Academy

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Cheerleaders bouncing after lottery grant

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 9:45 AM

We are celebrating after receiving a grant of £5000 from Awards for All. The grant has been put towards purchasing competition-standard foam cheerleading safety mats that the team can use to practice their award-winning routines.


Head coach, Emma Ireland, said "We have been practicing on mats supplied by our sports hall for the past few years, however the team has grown and their skills have developed to where we need more space to safely work on more difficult gymnas...

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DCA bring home Gold from Olympic Park

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 6:20 PM

Cheerleaders from DCA travelled to Olympic Park in London at the weekend to compete in a National competition which attracted teams from all over the country.


The competition, held at the Copperbox Arena, was hosted by company Legacy Cheer and Dance, whose mission is to build incredible experiences and memories for young athletes, a philosophy in line with the aims of Deva Cheerleading Academy.


DCA's Junior stunt group won their division at Legacy's regio...

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Taster Sessions

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Our weekly classes are currently closed to new members while we prepare for our next competition, however we will be holding fortnightly taster sessions over the next few weeks for potential new members to come and have a go before joining the team.

If you are interested in joining us please come along to one of the dates!


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Beginners bring home silverware

Posted on November 18, 2013 at 10:25 AM

DCA's new beginners teams competed for the first time yesterday at Future Cheer's Jungle Fever Northern Regional.

The youth team went first, putting on an energetic performance, placing them 6th of 9 teams.

The senior team, up against stiff competition from more experienced teams, also took 6th place, after hitting their routine brilliantly.

We'll now be opening our doors to new members who would like to join us, before our next competition in March.

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DCA Celebrates Mars Milk Fund Award

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 10:40 AM

Deva Cheerleading Academy, based in Chester, is celebrating after receiving a £300 donation from the MARS Milk Fund.

Founded in 2009 the cheerleading academy now has 30 members ranging in age from seven to 24 years. Deva Cheerleading Academy runs weekly classes, where members learn a dynamic mix of cheer, dance, stunts and jumps.

Emma Irela...

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Chester Dealership Gives Local Cheerleaders an 'S' for Sponsorship

Posted on October 1, 2013 at 8:30 AM

When a Chester community cheerleading team called out for a ‘H’ for help, local Peugeot dealership, Swansway, was only too happy to step in and donate £300 to the team.

The Deva Cheerleading Academy is a competitive squad – with members aged from seven upwards – and committee members were keen to raise money to help subsidise training gear, uniforms and competition entry fees.

The DCA A...

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