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Football Cheer

NLYAA Football Cheer and Competition Cheerleading Sign ups will open April 2023.  

NLYAA Football Cheerleading Director- Samantha Boyko (484) 550-5212 - [email protected]
We are in the process of implementing a parent committee guided by Team Mom Jess Krotzer.  We would LOVE to hear from you! Please attend one of the meetings to have your suggestions be heard! 
Join our parent committee BAND at the following link:

We are so excited to start a new season with you all!  Our season will be starting early this season. 
First football cheer practice will be July 17th
First Competition Cheer practice will be August 4th
Late registrations for football cheer will be taken until August 15th.
Late registrations for Competition cheer will be taken until September 1st.
Middle School athletes will be required to pay the additional $15 NLYAA fee.

Registration Information:
Registration will open April 30th and run through July 31st, 2023 and must be completed online.   Late registrations will be accepted for Football Cheerleading from August 1st through August 15th.  An additional $10 fee will be applied.
Late Registrations for Competition cheerleading will be accepted through August 3rd through September 1st.  An additional $10 fee will be applied. 

Sign up Fees:
- NLYAA Sport Fee -$15 per child (Lifetime memberships are no longer for sale but will continue to be honored)
- Football Cheer Sport Fee - $45
Registration includes: Uniform RENTAL, crop tops, bloomers, 2 bows and an end of season gift provided by the Cheerleading Program as a THANK YOU!
All competition cheerleaders will be expected to order the same white sneakers $35-$40 dollar value that you will be able to purchase on your own.  (Print out of shoes will be provided.)
• For those interested in Competition cheer - there will be an additional $40 fee and will receive an additional Competition bow. This registration is separate when signing up for football cheer.  
 - Cost of competition cheer as increased this year due to registration fees to enter competitions. 
• Cheerleaders participating in Competition will be required to adhere to the competition contract as well as cheer during the football season.
*7th and 8th grade competition cheerleaders are required to pay the mandatory $15 NLYAA fee as well as volunteer at the youth level.


Fundraisers - 
DREAM Cheer Clinic - 5/15/2023 (link on the bottom right hand corner of this site with information)
Spirit Wear -Forms will be given at the first week of practice.  Orders will be placed within the given time line and delivered DURING practice.  Individual house deliveries will not be honored. 
50/50, spirit stand and bake sales during home games - Donations and fundraising continue to keep our costs low! Please keep this in mind when you are asked to donate items!
Basket raffle during Homecoming game 
Matey's Pizza for the month of August
Hosted Cheerleading Competition 11/11/2023 (FOOTBALL CHEER and COMP CHEER's biggest fundraiser)
Corn hole tournament- 2nd annual CORNY TOURNY  @ Best Station Hotel! 2023 dates TBA


If Football Cheerleading or Competition cheerleading is not right for your child, you can request a refund.  Any requests after the first week of practice will not be honored.

The teams for the 2023  TBA

Itty's (Pre-k and Kindergarten ages)

Flags (First and 2nd grade ages)

JV (3rd and 4th grade ages)

Varsity (5th and 6th grade ages)

(Competition teams/coaches listed under competition cheerleading page.)

 *Most distribution centers are experiencing higher than normal delays and shortages in certain sizes regarding uniforms. We can alter, tuck/pin uniforms as necessary but exact fittings cannot be guaranteed.  We apologize for any inconvenience*

• Cheerleaders will be fitted for uniform prior to the start of the season. 
• Parents must ensure that the child does not stain, tear or otherwise destroy the cheering uniform. Uniform must be cleaned/washed prior to returning them. If uniform is improperly cared for, parents will be financially responsible for the replacement of the uniform. 
• Cheerleaders are required to wear the full uniform at games/competitions as well as issued socks, bow and sneakers (unless otherwise told).
• Hair must be up and out of the face, no fingernail polish or acrylic nails beyond the finger tips can be worn.   Jewelry of any sort (unless medical bracelet/device) cannot be worn. Hair color is prohibited for competition.

Practice will be held in front of the Northern Lehigh Middle School from 6-8:00 pm. (7:30 for younger squads)
• Practices will be every Monday and Wednesday starting Monday July 17th, 2023.

Practice locations may change depending on weather, availability and at the coach’s discretion.

Competitive Cheer practices are closed.  Parents may not enter the gym unless invited by the coaches/director.
Competition practices are mandatory.  A signed contract will be provided to you at the start of the season.  
• Football cheer practices - we are asking that you please stay along the tree line for your kiddos.  You are not required to stay, however, please double check your emergency contact information upon signing your child in to ensure if we need to be in touch with you, we can contact you.
Additionally - as much as we love our furry friends and their visits, please ensure they are properly leashed and remain with you, or another adult, for the duration of practice.

Cheerleaders Expectations:

Each cheerleader is expected to:
• Come to practices and games with a positive and respectful attitude towards peers, coaches, fans and the opposite team.
• Help and encourage teammates.
• Listen to the coaches
• Take care of uniform by not eating or drinking anything while in their uniform. (With the exception of water)
• Have hair in a ponytail, no hair color of any sort, no chewing gum, as well as no jewelry and nail polish during games and especially competitions.
• Be a committed and active team member by attending practices and games with a positive attitude.
• Be respectful of the anti-bullying policy. 

Parent Expectations:
Parents are required to sign and uphold the parent code of conduct as well as the health guidelines provided at the start of the season.  You will be expected to uphold to the parent code of conduct during and not limited to:
Games, practices, Events that the program is either hosting or attending.

  • Require your child treat other cheerleaders, players, coaches, fans and officials with respect.
    • Drop off and pick up your child in a timely manner and ensuring the are signed in and out. (Cheerleaders are expected to arrive 25 minutes prior to game time and wait outside of the fence)
  • Sign up for the parent mandatory volunteer duties.  If provided dates are filled up with signups, ensure you reach out to Sami to have a volunteer duty delegated and to avoid being a member "not in good standing" with NLYAA.
    • Have your child ready for games and practices by wearing proper clothing/uniforms, sneakers, hair in bow, bringing a filled water bottled, clearly labeled with your Childs name. There is absolutely to be no gum, hair color, jewelry or nail polish, 

    • Support the attendance policy. Additionally, if your child will miss a practice/game, please notify your coach in advance.
    • Ensure that your child does not stain, tear or otherwise destroy the cheering uniform. Uniform must be cleaned/washed prior to returning them. If uniform is improperly cared for, parents will be financially responsible for uniform.
    • If there is an issue, please bring to the attention of the coach.  If you feel as though the issue was not resolved, please notify Sami immediately.  Be prepared to be a part of the problem-solving process.
    • Return uniform (vest and skirt) during the week you are required to.

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