Cameron spirit team to hold virtual tryouts

Cameron Athletics
Kenton Means, Sports Information Director

LAWTON – Despite not being able to hold face-to-face meetings, the Cameron University spirit team is moving on with virtual tryouts for those interested in being apart of the 2020-2021 squad.

Below is the information provided by Aggie spirit coach Adla-Marie Tait. If interested, please follow all the directions and read each document thoroughly. For questions or any other information email Coach Tait at aburke@cameron.edu.

Important Dates:
May 11 – Tryout video and paperwork due
May 16 – Virtual interviews
May 20 – Cameron University 2020-2021 cheer and dance teams announced

Packets:
Cheer Tryout Packet
Dance Tryout Packet

Cheer Checklist:
1. Tryout video
a. Introduction: name, interest in team, and contribution to the team
b. Fight Song
c. Jumps: toe touch, hurdler R and L, jump sequence of your choice
d. Tumbling: this may be videos from this past season
e. Stunting: videos from this past season, indicate who you are in the stunt
2. Tryout packet
3. 5×7 headshot: does not need to be professional
4. Proof of acceptance to CU: copy of acceptance letter or copy of Fall 2020 schedule
5. Copy of health insurance card – front and back

Dance Checklist:
1. Tryout video
a. Introduction: name, interest in team, and contribution to the team
b. Fight Song
c. Turns: pirouettes R and L, as many as you can
d. Leaps: R and L leap, side leap and calypso
e. Video of you performing sideline dance
2. Tryout packet
3. 5×7 headshot: does not need to be professional
4. Proof of acceptance to CU: copy of acceptance letter or copy of Fall 2020 schedule
5. Copy of health insurance card – front and back