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BeFoRe thE tRyOutS

Work on your jumps in front of a mirror.

Make sure you know all the cheerleading terms. (ie: toetouch, rebound, blades, reload, etc.)

Find out how the try-outs are going to run. Meet with someone who has tried out for that team before. Where and when will tryouts be held? What do you need to bring? Anything you need to know?

Practice your splits even though you might not need them to try-out them will help you with your jumps, tumbling, and stunting.

Don't do anything to injure yourself. Now is not the time to try new (dangerous things) You can't tryout when your injured.

DuRiNG thE tRyOutS

Pay close attention to the people who are teaching you the cheers or stunts. Be very attentive to minor details.

If you are confused, don't hesitate to ask.

Show good leadership qualities, dont goof off and be a team player.

aT thE tRyOuTs

Smile Smile Smile!!

Stay tight

Don't be too nervous

Show lots of spirit

Make eye contact with the judges.

Show pride in your team

Be loud and firm. Don't scream. Yell from you diaphram.

Wear the right clothes. You clothes shouldn't be too loose or too tight. Wear your team's colors if possible.

Don't wear too much make-up. A little foundation and lip gloss will do it.

Have fun!