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Proclamations

 

Proclamation 1101
The General Assembly of the International Cheer Union proclaims that Cheer is its own unique sport and is not, nor will it be, a discipline of any other sport. The 97 national Cheer federations hereby recognize the International Cheer Union as the sole international governing authority for Cheer.

Proclamation 1102
The International Cheer Union will collaborate in good faith with other international federations to establish the clearest possible distinctions between Cheer and other sports, so long as Cheer retains its own distinctive historical characteristics.

Proclamation 1103
The International Cheer Union General Assembly authorizes the ICU Executive Committee to negotiate and finalize a separation agreement with the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique, so long as such agreement does not alter the basic characteristics of Cheer, while at the same time allowing flexibility to ensure the safety of the athletes now and in the future.

Proclamation 1104
The International Cheer Union General Assembly authorizes the Executive Committee to make minor adjustments to its bylaws that are needed to align with the recognition requirement of SportAccord, as well as WADA principles, so long as such adjustments do not alter the basic governance concepts of the ICU.

Proclamation 1105
The International Cheer Union General Assembly hereby authorizes the President to negotiate and finalize a potential agreement between the ICU and the International Federation of Cheerleading which will be subject to approval by the ICU General Assembly.

Proclamation 1106
The International Cheer Union hereby recognizes the European Cheer Union as its official Continental Federation for Europe.

Proclamation 1107
The International Cheer Union General Assembly herby confirms that Member Federations must:

  1. Only recognize the ICU as the sole World authority on the Sport of Cheer
  2. Not recognize, support, or promote any other federation or association who
    does not accept the ICU as the sole World Authority on the Sport of Cheer

Proclamation 1401
The International Cheer Union General Assembly authorizes the ICU Governing Council to finalize and approve the 2015 ICU WADA code by 1 January 2015.

Proclamation 1402
The International Cheer Union General Assembly authorizes the ICU Governing Council to select and independent auditor to prepare an audit and submit a written audit report to the General Assembly in 2015.

Proclamation 1601
The International Cheer Union (ICU) and its member National Cheer Federations STRONGLY oppose any form of involvement in the Sport of Cheerleading by the World Dance Sport Federation (WDSF) and any of WDSF's National Federations or affiliates.

Proclamation 1602 
The International Cheer Union (ICU) General Assembly hereby confirms its intent moving forward to remove the term "Cheerdance" from all ICU and National Federation rules and communication.