Acrobatics and Tumbling
What is Acrobatics and tumbling?
Acrobatics & Tumbling is the evolution of different disciplines of gymnastics, which includes the athletic aspects of competitive cheerleading. The format was created at the collegiate level to address the interests and abilities of young women competing in this skill set. Individuals and small groups execute acrobatic lifts, tosses, and tumbling.
Is this an NCAA Emerging Sport?
Yes, Acrobatics & Tumbling was adopted as a NCAA emerging sport by DI, DII and DIII, effective August 1, 2020 for the 2020-2021 academic year.