The South African Majorette and Cheerleading Association

SAMCA is the South African Majorette and Cheerleading Association is the SASCOC (South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee) recognized Federation for Majorettes and Cheerleading in South Africa. They have Regional offices in 8 Provinces, making accessibility within reach for all athletes and interested shareholders.

The Association strives to promote and make the sport with its related activities available to any athlete in South Africa. Athletes in neighbouring countries who find the sport interesting are more than welcome to take part.

SAMCA's Goals

  • Developing young people to reach their full potential – whether emotional, social, physical, or cognitive – through participation within the sport.
  • Promoting group development and a competitive spirit.
  • Improving Skills
  • Recognizing the principles of winning and losing
  • Encouraging athletes to manage time


Participating Majorettes can enter the sport from a young age, and continue into the Tertiary section.

Cheerleader athletes can also commence from an early age and can participate in the Tertiary Section.