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USD Cheer Auditions will be held on May 7
April 11, 2017

Tryout Application

Cheer Team Contract

Date:  May 7th

Time: 9am-5pm in the JCP 

What to wear: Any color fitted tank top or sports bra, fitted shorts, tennis shoes. Hair can be up any way you would like with a bow.

Make-Up: Performance makeup (we wear smoky eyes, lashes and red lipstick)

Make Sure to Bring: 

-Tryout application

-A headshot to attach with you application

-Signed contract page

-Checkbook or cash for team fees

-Water bottle, snacks

Tryout Process: 

-We will warm up and stretch



-Jump tryout will start (individually): you will need to do 1 toe touch and 3 consecutive jumps of your choice

-We will form stunt groups and warm stunts up. (a score of 5 will be awarded for above level jumps, pointed toes and sharp motions)

-Stunt tryout will start. (A score of 5 will be awarded if you try out with one of the following: Single leg full turn/doubledown, full up to the top, switch up)

-We will learn the short chant of, “T-O-R-E-R-O-S, LET’S GO TOREROS”

-You will do you chant evaluation individually. Judges will be looking for good rally/crowd involvement skills. No stunts are allowed to be incorporated here, however, standing tumbling and/or jumps can be incorporated (and are recommended). (A score of 5 will be awarded if the chant has ZERO mistakes, projection is clear, and the cheerleader is eye catching)


-We will warm back up, then warm up any tumbling you can do- UNASSISTED.

-Individually, you will do 1 standing pass and 1 running tumbling pass of your choice. (A score of 5 will be awarded for any pass beyond a standing/running back tuck—ie. Layout or punch through to whip or layout/full)

JUDGES BREAK AND SCORE SHEET ADD UP- Individual and group Interviews will take place during this break. This will also be time for you to practice the dance******

Dance tryouts will be two at a time.  (A score of 5 will be awarded if there are ZERO mistakes and the cheerleader has sharp motions and has good facials.)

**Cuts may take place throughout the tryout depending on score sheet gaps.

Once score sheets are added with the final dance score, the team will be announced. We will collect team fees at that time. UNIFORM FITTINGS WILL BE TUESDAY, MAY 9TH IN THE JCP FROM 7-9PM. 


-Each cheerleader is required to attend our Summer Camp in Las Vegas, NV. This is the largest Collegiate Camp held by NCA and USA. You will need to be in Las Vegas by 3pm on August 2nd. The camp is concluded on August 5th by about 12pm.


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