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NAIA, Rebel Athletic Partner on Cheer and Dance Apparel

Business • April 5, 2023

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (April 5, 2023) – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has partnered with Rebel Athletic as its ‘Official Cheer & Dance Apparel Provider.” The agreement will begin immediately and run through mid-March of 2025.

Rebel Athletic, founded in 2013, has made it its goal to provide the best cheerleading uniforms in the world, at the best value, backed by the best service, choice and designs available in the market. As evidenced by some of its collaborations, the company will become a strategic partner for the NAIA to ensure its members find the best apparel for its cheer and dance squads that will give each team an edge in competition at an affordable price.

“We are thrilled to partner with the NAIA as the Official Cheer & Dance apparel provider for the NAIA Cheer and Dance programs,” said Karen Noseff Aldridge, CEO of Rebel Athletic Inc. “The NAIA’s mission to support and enhance the cheer and dance experience within its schools aligns perfectly with Rebel’s goals to provide cheer and dance programs with the most innovative uniforms, costumes, shoes, and accessories available in the marketplace today. Most importantly, we believe that cheerleaders are athletes and cheer is a sport deserving of the highest levels of product and customer service.”

Rebel Athletic is one of several companies that have embraced the NAIA’s vision of putting both competitive cheerleading and competitive dance at the forefront of its championship sport offerings.

“Rebel Athletic is an exciting new partner that really appreciates the challenges of outfitting our cheer and dance student athletes to look their best during competition,” said Jim Carr, NAIA President and CEO. “We are thrilled to partner with a company that can offer our teams a dynamic look at an affordable price.”


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