The Canadian Cheer Union is a not-for profit (pending) organization, run by volunteer professionals in the Canadian cheer industry. CCU exists to field true National teams at the ICU World Championships held yearly in Orlando, Florida.
Established in 2009, CCU has fielded teams representing almost every Province in the nation, with over 200 athletes earning the honour of wearing red and white. Team Canada Coed Elite and Team Canada All Girl Elite are the reigning five time World Champions in their divisions. In 2012, Team Canada fielded a Coed Premier team, placing 4th and then 6th in 2013. In 2013, Team Canada fielded an All Girl Premier team placing an impressive 8th place. In 2014, Canada placed 4th and 7th in the Premier All Girl and Coed divisions respectively.
The mission of the CCU is to showcase the best and brightest cheerleaders in Canada on the World stage; and to encourage the development of cheerleading at all levels throughout our great nation.