First Cut Video Tryout Requirements for Spring 2015:
Video (DVD) is due (post marked) no later than March 15, 2015:
Those individuals with previous cheerleading experience must submit a video to be invited to formal tryouts. Formal tryout dates will be April 17-19, 2015. Current team members are excluded from this submission.
It is mandatory to include proof of enrollment for the Fall 2015 semester to Michigan State and proof of medical insurance including the policy number. Acceptable proof of medical insurance is a Xerox copy of insurance cards, or an official letter from the participating insurance company stating coverage. A $15 tryout fee is required to verify application information, university enrollment, and grades. Please include checks made out to "Michigan State University".
Everyone MUST fill out and turn in the following by March 15, 2015:
Pre-Participation Physical Exam by Medical Provider
Tryout Physical History
Waiver of Medical Liability
Sickle Cell form
$15 non-refundable tryout application fee
Incoming freshman- submit verification of enrollment/acceptance into MSU for Fall 2015
**Only videos submitted on DVD will be considered.**
(No DVD needed for Fall tryout)
You will receive an email about 2 weeks after the deadline to let you know if you are invited to formal tryouts. if invited, you must be present at formal tryouts, April 17-19, 2015
Please set up video as follows:
- High School or College
- Why you would like to be a MSU cheerleader?
- Standing Back Tuck on Hardwood
- Handspring Tuck
- Round off handspring tuck
- Round off handspring layout/or full
Stunting Skills-Coed preferred
- Toss Chair
- Toss extension
- Walk-in Hands
- Toss Stretch full down
- Stunt of your choice
- Should be a game/crowd oriented cheer
- Displaying your motion placement and sharpness
- Should demonstrate coordination, rhythm, and spirited attitude
- If you have been to a clinic or open practice please use one of the band chants or fight songs you learned
For consideration, videos MUST NOT exceed four minutes in length.
ALL videos must be in our office no later than March 15, 2015.
Formal Tryouts- requires formal invitation