Cheerleading Tryout Forms
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Tryout Dates and Location
April 7-9, 2017
-Friday, April 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m., John Paul Jones Arena(entrance: Student entrance of Massie Road)
-Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m.-noon, 1:30-3:30 p.m., John Paul Jones Arena
-Sunday, April 9, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,John Paul Jones Arena
*Tryouts are closed to friends and families
*GPA Tryout Requirement: 2.5 (current UVa students must bring proof of GPA to the first day of tryouts)
Tryout Requirements: Appearance
WHAT TO WEAR:Cotton shorts(ladies), gym shorts(gentlemen), athletic t-shirts, sport tops, sports bras, white socks and tennis shoes are acceptable. Please be tasteful in your selections. Wearing other university/college logos is NOT recommended. We are asking that everyone wear orange, navy, gray or white.
STANDING TUMBLING REQUIREMENTS:
SERIES TUMBLING REQUIREMENTS:
Additional Try-Out Requirements
Candidates will be asked to perform the sideline for the selection process. Material should be executed in a collegiate manner, Excessive facials, arm waving and wide motions are not encouraged.
** All-Girl stunting will be handled like a practice setting. Candidates will be placed in stunt groups by the coaching staff and evaluated the entire time. We will be looking for the ability to work with multiple people. Being as versatile as possible with stunting is highly recommended. You will be asked to work with more than one group.
Tryouts Q & A
Question: Can I bring my own partner for my personal try-out?
Answer:No, we will use people that are part of the team.
Question: Will all stunts be spotted at the selection weekend even if I can do the stunt?
Answer:YES. This is for safety purposes.
Question: I am a flyer, can I try out for both the co-ed and all-girl teams?
Answer:Yes, you can also note which team you would prefer to be on. Team selection comes down to overall tryout.
How important is appearance?
Appearance will be considered at all times during the tryout. You should wear what makes you most comfortable. Those women trying out for the co-ed team also need to remember that you will wear uniforms that show your mid-section throughout the season.
If you are selected for one of the two University of Virginia Cheerleading teams, you will be required to stay for a short meeting (approximately 30 minutes) after the teams are announced The teams will be announced by a posting showing those who make each team.
The incoming students who are selected but have not been accepted to the University of Virginia will have until June 1 to be accepted. Coaches and athletic department staff do not have any influence on your acceptance to the University of Virginia.
Summer 2013 commitments: TBD
For Questions Regarding Tryouts:
Please contact: Kelley Haney, Head Cheerleading Coach and Spirit Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 434-823-1775
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