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          Release: 12/20/2012
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2013 - 2014 SPRING CHEER & DANCE TRYOUT  

WHEN
Friday, April 12th 7:00pm to 9:30pm
~Registration begins at 6:00pm

Saturday, April 13th 9:30am to 1:00pm

WHERE
Chaifetz Pavillion
Enter through VIP entrance

WHAT TO BRING
To participate, the following paperwork must be submitted during registration:

Failure to produce any of the required paperwork will result in dismissal from tryouts. NO EXCEPTIONS.

ATTIRE
Cheer
Black bike/spandex short
Sports bra (color of your choice)
White cheer shoes
Hair in half ponytail w/ ribbon
Game day makeup

Dance
Black bike/spandex short
Crop top or sports bra (color of your choice)
Neutral or flesh colored tights/pantyhose
Neutral or black jazz shoes or dance sneaker
Hair down (gameday style: no ponytails or buns)
Game day makeup

** Please bring tennis shoes for warm ups

REQUIREMENTS
Cheer

  • Jumps (Toe Touch, Hurdler, High Kick)
  • Tumbling (Standing Back Handspring, Round-off Back Handspring
  • Stunts (Variation of One-footed Stunts)

Dance

  • Double or Triple pirouette 
  • Right, left, and center leaps
  • Right and left splits
  • Toe touch
  • Physical fitness
  • Poise and personality
  • Tumbling is not required for the dance team, but if you would like to showcase any acrobatic skills, you may.
  • Participants must prepare a 30 second dance routine of original choreography to music (bring music on CD). Please choose whatever style fits you best.

All participants will be interviewed as part of the audition process.

QUESTIONS
Any questions may be directed to lpruett@slu.edu (cheer inquiries) or aweddin1@slu.edu (dance inquiries). 

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