Navarro Cheer Tryouts

TRYOUTS FOR 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Friday, April 12, 2019

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Special Events Center

Corsicana campus

** If you cannot make the tryout date, you can schedule a private tryout or tryout by video.
Please contact Monica Aldama for more information.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

10:00 a.m.

Special Events Center

Corsicana campus

** If you cannot make the tryout date, you can schedule a private tryout or tryout by video.
Please contact Monica Aldama for more information.

CHEERLEADER TRYOUT REQUIREMENTS

FEMALES:

WEIGHT:
Females over 115 lbs will be trying out for a tumbling position. A high level of tumbling skill is required for this position (fulls or better). This position is also for basketing and pyramids.

 

CHANT AND DANCE:
Taught at clinic

 

TUMBLING:
A standing back tuck is incorporated in the chant, a standing back handspring back tuck is incorporated in the dance, and running tumbling requires a minimum of a back tuck.

 

STUNTS:
Heel stretch full down (double down preferred), one optional stunt with a scale

 

JUMPS:
Toe back, toe, pike back handspring back combination

 

ATTIRE:
Sports bra and spandex shorts

MALES:

CHANT:
Taught at clinic

 

TUMBLING:
Standing back tuck incorporated in chant

 

STUNTS:
Heel stretch full down (double down preferred), one optional stunt

 

JUMPS:
Toe back, toe, pike back handspring back combination preferred

 

ATTIRE:
Work out shorts and shirt

 

* Males may tryout for a specialty position in tumbling or stunting. Tumblers will do two specialty passes in place of stunts.

SCHOLARSHIPS

There is no set number of cheerleaders that will be chosen at tryouts; however, the average is about 20 males and 12 females. There are scholarships available in the amount of $1,785 for each semester and out-of-state fees are waived. The scholarships will be given to the top candidates, and the coach has the right to not award all scholarships at the tryout date.

If interested in applying for a Cheer Scholarship, please complete and submit both documents by email or mail.

1. Application [PDF]

2. Medical Release Form [PDF]

 

Mail to:

 

Navarro College
Athletics Department
c/o Monica Aldama
3200 W. 7th Ave.
Corsicana, TX 75110

 

Email:

monica.aldama@navarrocollege.edu

 

For questions or more information, please contact Monica Aldama.

 

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