2018-2019 Team Tryout Info coming soon

 

2017-2018 Cheer and Song Handbook/Contract-Please read through this in its entirety before trying out.

17-18 handbook

 

General Requirements: 

All students who wish to tryout for cheer or song, whether they are returning members or not, must turn-in an application packet (given at mandatory parent meeting) and be present at all three days of tryouts (2 clinics and 1 performance in front of judges-special circumstances must be arranged in advance). Incoming freshmen, transfer students and other Edison students are eligible for any of our teams if they meet the following requirements:

Minimum requirements for JV or Freshmen Cheer 

  • positive attitude, hard worker, team first attitude
  • open to 9th-10th graders
  • the desire and enthusiasm to learn jumps, tumbling and stunting skills
  • cheer experience preferred but not required
  • at least a 2.0 GPA from the most recent semester/trimester
  • good recommendations from Math and English teachers and teacher/coach of choice

Minimum requirements for Varsity Cheer

  •  Tumbling requirement:  standing or running backhandspring, more points will be awarded for more advanced tumbling passes (varsity competition team will require more advanced tumbling skills and cheer experience)
  • open to 9th-12th graders
  • posititive attitude, hard worker, team first attitude
  • extensive cheer experience, including stunting experience
  • clean, sharp motions, clean jumps
  • at least a 2.0 GPA from the most recent semester/trimester
  • excellent recommendations from Math and English teachers and teacher/coach of choice

Minimum requirements for JV Song

  • dance/performance experience preferred
  • positive attitude, willing to work hard to be great
  • flexibility and team first attitude
  • 9th-10th grade
  • at least a 2.0 GPA from the most recent semester/trimester
  • excellent recommendations from Math and English teachers and teacher/coach of choice

Minimum requirements for Varsity Song

  • postitive attitude, willing to work hard to be great, team first attitude
  • 9th-12th grade
  • dance/performance experience
  • three 8 counts of a la seconde
  • clean single leg-hold turn
  • flexibility
  • extensive dance experience with evident technique mastery
  • at least a 2.0 GPA from the most recent semester/trimester
  • excellent recommendations from Math and English teachers and teacher/coach of choice

 

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