CHEER CLINICS

SPRING CHEER CLINIC 2020

February 22, 2020

10:00am-2:00pm

$30

Student Life & Wellness Center

Ages 12+, intermediate-advanced cheer experience, interested in college dance team

 

 

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General Team Info

Practice is held three times a week. Participants are expected to maintain a professional appearance: clean hair cuts, clean shaven, tattoos should be covered when in uniform. You are required to be ambassadors for the university and attend public functions as assigned. Regular practices begin in August. We also compete each year at the NCA Collegiate Championship in Daytona Beach, Florida.

  • You must be accepted to UVU prior to try-outs.
  • There is a 2.5 required cumulative minimum GPA for all existing UVU students or any student who has taken classes and has a GPA at UVU.
  • You must commit to be a full time (12 credit hours) student for both Fall and Spring semesters.

Concurrent Enrollment does not count.

Tryout Information

Tryouts for UVU Cheer Squad are welcome to all incoming freshman, transfer students and current UVU students. You will be taught all material at the clinic that you will need to showcase at the try-out. You MUST be previously accepted to UVU and show proof of acceptance. Other requirements for tryouts are highlighted below.

There is a 2.5 required cumulative minimum GPA for all existing UVU students or any student who has taken any UVU courses (concurrent enrollment) and has a GPA at UVU to tryout for any UVU Spirit Squad team.

April 16, 2020

Open Gym (Optional)

All audition information will be submitted online.

Open Gym: 5-7pm in the SLWC-Mac Court

About Open Gym

Our open gym is open to all cheerleaders interested in trying out for the UVU Cheer Squad. Valuable stunting, tumbling and game day material from the collegiate audition perspective will all be taught. The open gym will be open to the general public whereas the try-out will be closed except for to those participating in tryout. Attire should be cheer shorts or and tank tops for girls (no t-shirts), hair should be pulled up and absolutely no jewelry. For guys, shorts and t-shirts are required.

April 17, 2020
Tryouts

*schedule is subject to change

Official Tryout Schedule

SLWC-MAC Court

  • 4:00 Welcome/Warm up
  • 4:30 Learn try out material-stunting/fight song/dance/side line chant/tumbling First Cuts
  • Time open to master material and stunting skills

April 18, 2020
Tryouts

*schedule is subject to change

Official Tryout Schedule

SLWC-MAC Court

  • 12:30pm Check in
  • 1:00 Tryouts begin
  • 4:00 Tentative finish

Mandatory Orientation

TBA

Skill Requirements

Required Tumbling

  • Standing: Required: Standing tuck, multiple jumps to tuck Additional: toe touch hand hand layout or full
  • Running: Round-off handspring layout or full
  • Optional running pass will be required
  • Rally/Cheer: Voice quality, projection, showmanship, and appearance
  • Fight Song: Coordination, showmanship, execution of motions

Required Jumps

  • Toe Touch, hurdler, and pike flexibility, technique, and height
  • Interview: If needed each candidate will have a short interview.

Do not perform any skills that have not been mastered prior to your tryout.

Females (Please wear same outfit both days)

What to Wear

  • Solid color cheer short or spandex
  • Solid color tight tank or sports bra
  • Hair either 1/2 up or pony tail with a bow
  • Cheer/athletic shoe

Stunts

  • Bases/Backspots-
    • Minimum requirement-is a full up heel stretch, double down dismount.
  • Candidates will be asked to perform a stunt sequence of their choice. Collegiate level stunts will be scored higher such as back handspring ups, rewinds and elite level dismounts.
  • Flyers
    • Minimum requirementis a full up heel stretch, double down dismount.
  • Optional Stunt- Candidates will be asked to perform a stunt sequence of their choice. Collegiate level stunts will be scored higher. Flyers should be able to demonstraight their flexibility through multiple body positions such as scales, scorpions and bow and arrows.

Males

What to Wear

  • Solid color basketball style shorts
  • Plain color t-shirt or tank
  • Clean shaven
  • Cheer/athletic shoe

Stunts

  • Required Stunt- Toss target, toss cupe
  • Optional Stunt- partner stunt of candidates personal choice such as full up, rewind, hand in hand, low to high.
  • Backspoting will also be evaluated

2019-2020 Team Roster 

 

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Abby

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Abby

Portrait of

Allie

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Andrew

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Baylie

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Braylee

Portrait of

Brett

Portrait of

Brooklyn

Portrait of

Cole

Portrait of

Curtis

Portrait of

Devin

Portrait of

Eliza

Portrait of

Haden

Portrait of

Hailey

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Jenni

Portrait of

Keaten

Portrait of

Lauren

Portrait of

McKenzie

Portrait of

Morgan

Portrait of

Nikki

Portrait of

Quin

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Sadie 

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Sam

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Savvy 

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Sylvie 

 

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Taryn 

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Whitney