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2015-2016 Cheer & Dance Tryout Information

April 11-12, 2015

Everett Gym

3400 N. Wesleyan Boulevard

Rocky Mount, NC 27804


April 11 Clinic Schedule

Cheer

Registration: 9:00-10:00

Clinic: 10:00-1:00

Preferred Requirements 

Tumbling - Handpsrings, tucks, standing tucks, jumps to tucks, series handsprings (USASF tumbling levels 3-5)

Stunting - Flyers and Bases: Full-up prep and extension, double-ups, liberties, heel stretch/needle full-down and double-downs, aerobesque, skater/scale 540-down (USASF stunting levels 3-5, Coed and All-Girl)

Jumps - Quad jump connected (any combo of 4 jumps)

General Requirements - Good sideline presence, sharp motions, versatility and school spirit, commitment to cheer basketball AND football, all skills will be considered. 

Saturday's clinic will consist of learning a short dance, sideline cheers, stunting, jumping, and tumbling. Be prepared to stunt with several different groups doing several different positions.

Dress Code - Black spandex (ex. Nike Pros), plain black tank-top or t-shirt, cheer bow, clean, white cheer shoes


Dance

Registration: 1:00-2:00

Clinic: 2:00-4:00

Preferred Requirements

Leaps & Jumps - Toe touches, regular leaps, side leaps, switch leaps, switch side leaps, barrel leaps, reverse leaps, surprise leaps

Turns: At least 1 eight count of straight leg fuettes ending with a double or triple pirouette, triple pirouettes, possibly quadruple pirouettes

Flexibility: High kicks, catch and hold turns, tilt kicks, ponches, illusions, fan kicks

Pom elements

Hip-hop elements

Jazz elements

Dress Code: Black jazz pants, bikers, and capris are all acceptable. Black fitted tank-top or t-shirt. Please bring jazz shoes. Hair needs to be pulled back out of the face.

General Requirements - Good sideline presence, sharp motions, versatility and school spirit, commitment to dance basketball AND football, all skills will be considered. 

Saturday's clinic will consist of learning a short dance and working specific dance skills.


April 12 Tryouts

(Estimated end-times, could go longer depending on number of attendees)

Cheer - 2:00-4:30

Dance - 5:00-7:30