The mission of Joplin Youth Cheerleading Association is to promote school spirit, teamwork and sportsmanship. We provide a safe and respectful environment of which children can learn, grown, and have fun. It is the intention of this organization to allow any child who wants to cheer, the opportunity to participate. We welcome any incoming 3rd-6th grade girls or boys to join. This includes Joplin R8 students, private school students, homeschool students in the Joplin area.