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Cheer Tryout Expectations

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Tryout Expectations for the SIUE Competitive Cheer Squad:

       1.       Jumps:  toe touch, pike, front hurdler

       2.       Standing Tumbling (REQUIRED):  Your best standing skill -  back handspring, back tuck, jump back handspring, etc.             

       2.       Running Tumbling Pass (REQUIRED):  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.       Interview:  collegiate look, confidence, projection, diction, personality

Tryout Expectations for the SIUE Game Day Cheer Squad:

       1.        Jumps:  toe touch, pike, front hurdler

       2.        Tumbling: not required

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

       4.        Interview:  collegiate look, confidence, projection, diction, personality

      

Dance Team Tryout Expectations

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Tryout Expectations for the SIUE Competitive Dance Team:

       1.       Turns:  right pirouettes (double and triple; quad); coupe turns (double, triple); turns in second (7 into a double, 5 into a triple)

       2.       Leaps:  right or left leap; leap in second; calypso; turning disc

       3.       Jumps:  toe touch; C-jump

       4.       Flexibility:  splits (right or left); leg extension (right or left)

       5.       Lyrical/Contemporary Dance Routine and Pom Routine (both taught at tryouts):  memory, correct execution of material,                          strength of motions and control, technique within the routine, showmanship and energy will be evaluated

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

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