Zoe Guilford--Junior

Home Town:  Swansea, IL

Major:  History

Number of Years on Team:  two

Zoe Guilford--Junior

Home Town:  Swansea, IL

Major:  History

Number of Years on Team:  two

TRYOUTS FOR THE 2020-21 COMPETITIVE CHEER SQUAD AND 2020-21 COMPETITIVE DANCE TEAM ARE CURRENTLY ON HOLD.  DETAILS REGARDING SKILLS EXPECTATIONS APPEAR BELOW. 

Cheer Information

Each applicant will be evaluated on the following:
 

       1.       Jumps and Standing Tumbling:  Minimum expectations include three connected jumps (variety of jumps preferred),                                standing back handspring, toe touch back handspring

       2.       Running Tumbling Pass:  Your best running pass at your tumbling level that showcases a variety of skills

       3.       Stunting:  Will be evaluated on primary stunting position, including stability and flexibility

       4.       Game Day Section:  Includes performance of SIUE Fight Song and Sideline Chants.

       5.       Interview:  Collegiate look, confidence, projection, diction, personality

Dance Team Information

Each applicant will be evaluated on the following:
 

       1.       Turns:  Right pirouettes (double and triple; quad needed for competitive team); turns in second

       2.       Leaps:  Jeté, leap in second, calypso

       3.       Jumps:  Toe touch

       4.       Flexibility:  Splits; leg hold

       5.       Lyrical/Contemporary Dance Routine and Pom Routine (both taught at tryouts):  Memory and execution, technique within                      the routine, performance ability, showmanship

       6.       Interview:  Collegiate look, confidence, projection, diction, personality