2020-2021 Team Mandatory Tryout Information Meeting for Parents

Date/Time TBA Edison Cafeteria

Tryout Clinics Date/Time TBA

 

 

2019-2020 Tryout Application-this application must be printed and filled out completely to participate in the tryout process.  Copies of this packet may be picked up in room 248 or from the front office receptionist, Virgina.

Parents-please read the 19-20 Parents info tryout meeting handout completely

19-20 Parents info tryout meeting

Print and complete the tryout application by April 1st at 3:15pm

2019-2020 Edison High School Cheer and Song Application

2019-2020 Cheer and Song Handbook/Contract-Please read through this in its entirety before trying out.

19-20 EHS cheer and song 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
  • 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
  • Willing and able to make the full year commitment

Minimum requirements for Varsity Cheer

  •  Tumbling requirement:  standing or running handspring, 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
  • positive 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
  • Willing and able to make the full year commitment

Minimum requirements for JV Song

  • dance/performance experience preferred
  • positive attitude, willing to work hard to be great
  • flexibility and team first attitude
  • at least a 2.0 GPA from the most recent semester/trimester
  • excellent recommendations from Math and English teachers and teacher/coach of choice
  • Willing and able to make the full year commitment

Minimum requirements for Varsity Song

  • positive 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
  • Willing and able to make the full year commitment

 

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