2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals

Insider Info: 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals

Insider Info: 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals

Everything you need to know to watch the 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals on Varsity TV from April 11-13.

Mar 27, 2024 by Matt Cannizzaro
Insider Info: 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals

The NCA & NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship returns to Daytona Beach, Florida, in 2024, and you won’t want to miss a minute of the action from the Ocean Center and Oceanfront Bandshell, which will air live on Varsity TV!

Enjoy complete coverage of the event, as collegiate cheerleaders, dancers and mascots converge on the shores of the Sunshine State to compete in the pinnacle event for colleges and universities from across the country. 

For those who leave the prestigious competition with national titles, the experience truly will be magical and unforgettable. Regardless, everyone should come away with amazing memories and friendships. 

Who: Collegiate Cheerleaders, Dancers and Mascots
When: April 11-13, 2024
Where: Ocean Center and Oceanfront Bandshell in Daytona Beach, Florida
Watch: LIVE on Varsity TV
Rebroadcast: Watch HERE

What To Know About The Ocean Center And Oceanfront Bandshell

When the 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals returns to the Ocean Center and Oceanfront Bandshell in Daytona Beach, Florida, it’ll give the best collegiate athletes in the country the chance to showcase their skills in the most incredible setting.

Cheer teams will compete across both venues, while dance teams doing team dance, jazz and pom will compete in the Ocean Center Dance Hall.

The Ocean Center allows for meetings, conventions and events to be conducted in an expansive venue that is steps away from the Daytona Beach. 

The facility boasts more than 205,000 square feet of meeting space (exhibit hall, arena, meeting rooms, banquet hall) and plenty of parking – all to accommodate events of all sizes. 

Take a virtual tour of the facility. See a map, directions and info about parking, or check out this photo gallery.

Nearby, visitors will find thousands of conveniently located hotel rooms and plenty of places to eat and shop, including the neighboring Ocean Walk Village Shoppes.

The Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell and Park is one of the premier open-air venues in the Southeast, and while it’s known for a variety of free summer concerts, it also makes an unforgettable competition venue.

Learn more about the Bandshell and its features/directions/parking HERE.

Things To Do In Daytona Beach, Florida

Click HERE to learn more about Daytona Beach, Florida. 

Daytona Beach long has been a tourist destination and Spring Break hotspot. 

Now, all of the competitors from the 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals get a chance to experience it for themselves, and it’s everything they could hope for in a business trip.

Simply enough, the competition venues are located along one of the most famous beaches in the world. There’s even an iconic boardwalk and pier to provide all of the traditional oceanside food, games, shops, confections and more.

Beyond the sand and waves, there’s plenty of scenery and outdoor activities to enjoy, golf, fishing, shops, museums, historic buildings and sights, amusement opportunities and, of course, the world-famous Daytona International Speedway and all the racing-related things that go along with that.

Check out this list of things to do in Daytona Beach, plus many of the amazing places to enjoy a meal with your favorite competitors and friends. Remember, seafood is king in Daytona, so you’ll likely find it prepared every which way. Then, it’s a matter of finding the perfect backdrop for your meal!

If time allows while you’re in Florida, don’t forget all the other amazing cities and regions that are just a short drive away. There’s so much history and diversity!

Perhaps a visit to nearby Walt Disney World will be possible while you’re there? It’s only 50 miles away.

Walt Disney World alone offers four magical theme parks – Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios and EPCOT. That’s enough to keep everyone busy for days and days, and there are some great prices/deals available through the competition that will allow everyone to stay and play in style. Learn more HERE.

Need a car to get around the Sunshine State? Visit Avis!

How To Watch The 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals

The 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals will stream LIVE on Varsity TV.

The rebroadcast will stream on Varsity TV on a delay of 24 hours.

If you’re going to be in Daytona and want to see the event in person, click HERE for spectator and ticket information. 

2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals Results

Results for the 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals can be found here.

2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals Schedule

Schedule for the 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals can be found here.

Before you get settled in to watch the 2024 event, take a look at the past results and coverage:

Tune in to Varsity TV from April 11-13 to watch all the action live from the 2024 NCA & NDA College Nationals in Daytona Beach, Florida.