South Dakota Changes – Sideline Cheer

2023-24 South Dakota Changes, Clarifications & Reminders

  • Eliminate the basket toss language for Sideline Cheer. Coaches must be AACCA-Certified to perform basket tosses, will need to use proper matting and activity cannon cause a delay in the game/contest.

  • Change the number of sideline cheerleaders in basketball to a maximum of eight, plus the mascot. The mascot will no longer be counted in the eight cheerleaders for the squad limits.

  • Wrestling cheerleaders at the State Tournament will only be allowed on the floor during the championship match in which their team is involved.