2018 Cheer Tryouts Information Page

2018 Dates:
Saturday, April 28 from 10am - 4pm
Sunday, April 28 from 9am - 2pm

1.  Eligibility
A) All athletes must be enrolled and obtain a Whitworth credit for participation
B) Cheerleaders must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
C)  Physical fitness, strength, and athletic skills to perform required skills.

2.  Tryout Attire
A)  Athletes should come dressed prepared to workout. Females should have hair pulled up or back.
B)  Appropriate athletic/cheer shoes will be worn at all times.
C)  All jewelry should be removed, including nose, ear or belly rings.

3.  Selection Process
A)  Selection of cheerleaders is based on the expertise of a panel of judges which includes the Head Cheerleading Coach.  Notification of acceptance to the team will be posted after Final Tryouts. 

4.  Tryout Dates
April 2018
Finalized dates are listed above. 

If you are unable to attend tryouts a video submission will be accepted no later than Friday, April 27. The video will include the following:
Cheer
Dance
2 stunting positions
Any tumbling 

Please email acrabtree@whitworth.edu with your video.

5.  Skill Requirements:
Females
Cheer & dance  (taught at tryouts)
3 jumps  (toe touch required)
Provide 2 stunting positions (either back, flyer, or base)
Timed 1-mile run
Timed 1 min push up and sit ups 

Males
Provide 2 stunting positions
Timed 1- mile run
Timed 1 min push ups and sit ups

6.  Team Requirements:
Weekly practices August through March.
Commitment to prescribed strength & conditioning program.
Perform at home Football and Men's and Women's Basketball games.
Special events sanctioned by the Athletic Department.