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

2021-22 TRYOUT INFORMATION PACKETS

FOR THE COMPETITIVE CHEER AND DANCE TEAMS.

Tryout information for the Game Day Cheer Squad will be available at the end of August 2021.

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN INFORMATION ABOUT OUR PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT MICHELLE DEETS AT michelledeets@idta.org

Cheer Tryout Expectations

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

       5.       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.        Game Day Section:  includes performance of SIUE Fight Song and Sideline Chants.

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

      

Dance Team Tryout Expectations

Tryout Expectations for the SIUE Competitive Dance Team:

       1.       Turns:  right pirouettes (double and triple; quad); turns in second

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

       3.       Jumps:  toe touch

       4.       Flexibility:  splits; leg hold

       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