The International Cheer Union (ICU) is committed to the safety and well-being of all the athletes that compete and participate in the Sport of Cheer. Athlete safety and welfare are paramount, and the ICU reserves the right to do whatever is necessary to make this our most important priority.

In cooperation with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), ICU follows the enclosed guidelines, procedures, protocols, rules, and regulations that are incumbent on our Member National Federations and their coaches, staff, members, and associates to follow and incorporate in all their activities associated with the Sport of Cheer.