STUNT and Emerging Sport Timeline

2022
May 2022

DI Council approves STUNT Proposal

The Division I Council on Wednesday voted to introduce into the legislative cycle a proposal that would make STUNT an emerging sport for women. Read more…
Apr 2022

DII Presidents Council sponsors STUNT for the Emerging Sports for Women program

The Division II Presidents Council on Wednesday sponsored three proposals for the 2023 Convention and approved several recommendations from the Division II Implementation Committee. The three 2023 Convention proposals sponsored by the Presidents Council were: … … Adding STUNT to the Emerging Sports for Women program. Read more…
Apr 2022

CWA Reaffirms Recommendation for STUNT to Division Councils

Read the Feb 2022 Committee on Women’s Athletics Report  From the report: In addition, with each division currently reconsidering CWA’s 2020 recommendation to add STUNT as an emerging sport, the divisions have expressed an interested in CWA reviewing and reaffirming this position to assist in their discussions. After reviewing and deliberating the 2020 recommendation, the..Read More
Apr 2022

DIII Presidents and Management Council approve legislative proposals to add STUNT

Management Council: The Council approved a legislative proposal for the 2023 NCAA Convention to add stunt as an emerging sport for women and establish legislation related to playing and practice seasons and membership, as specified. The committee noted the continued growth in high school stunt sponsorship and participation, a steady increase in the number of..Read More
2021
Aug 2021

DII prioritizes Convention proposals considering constitutional review, 7 proposals including STUNT were paused

“Considering the transformational work that lies ahead for all of the NCAA, it’s important we prioritize certain legislative proposals for the upcoming Convention. Student-athletes are always our top priority, which these 2022 Convention proposals reflect,” said Allison Garrett, president of Emporia State and chair of the Division II Presidents Council. “We will reevaluate other proposals after..Read More
Aug 2021

USA Cheer shares DII and DIII sponsorship news

DALLAS (August 10, 2021) – USA Cheer shares today that the NCAA Division II and III Councils will sponsor legislation to add STUNT as an emerging sport for women in their respective divisions. The legislation will be up for a member vote at the January 2022 NCAA convention. The Division I Council is expected to..Read More
Jul 2021

DII Management Council Approves Sponsorship of STUNT

Read the 2021 DII Management Council Actions (pp 35,36)  From the Agenda summary: Division Membership, Personnel, Amateurism, Financial Aid and Playing and Practice Seasons – Emerging Sports for Women – STUNT. Management Council. The Management Council recommended that the Presidents Council sponsor legislation for the 2022 Convention to add STUNT as an emerging sport for women..Read More
Apr 2021

DIII Management Council Approves Sponsorship of STUNT

Read the 2021 DIII Management Council Actions (pp 11,12)  From the Agenda summary: Management Council. The Council approved sponsorship of 2022 NCAA convention legislation to add STUNT as an emerging sport for women. The Council noted the continued growth in high school STUNT sponsorship and participation, steady increase in the number of member institutions sponsoring STUNT,..Read More
2020
Apr 2020

Committee on Women’s Athletics recommends STUNT

Read the CWA April Committee Report Read the press release from USA Cheer Read the recommendation letter from the Committee on Women’s Athletics From the NCAA Media Center: …STUNT has received a recommendation from the Committee on Women’s Athletics to join the program. …STUNT recently received a recommendation to be added to the program. Committee..Read More
2019
Aug 2019

STUNT Submits Emerging Sport Application to the Committee on Women’s Athletics

STUNT submitted our 200 page application to the NCAA’s Committee on Women’s Athletics to be considered as an emerging sport!  This application was the culmination of 10 years of hard work and commitment from administrators, coaches, and athletes across the country. At the time of the application, STUNT had 25 NCAA schools participating, including 12..Read More