2013-2014 Ohio Cheerleading Tryouts
Ohio University will be hosting tryouts for two squads. The White squad will have 8 coed couple positions available. The Green squad will have 8 positions for all-girl with the opportunity for small coed depending on the number of males that tryout. Both squads will be required to cheer all home football games. White squad will be responsible for all men's basketball games, including preseason and postseason games. Green squad will be responsible for all women's basketball games, including preseason and postseason games.
Athletes must be Ohio University students or incoming freshman and accepted to the University. Proof of acceptance to the University must be provided at tryouts.
Practices will be 3-4 times a week with some mandatory practices over break. I addition to practices White squad members are required to attend lifting 1-2 times per week. Failure to do so will result in consequences or suspension.
White Squad: Standing tuck, Standing Back Handspring Tuck, Running Back Handspring Layout(at least preferably a Full). Should be able to hit toss stunts with most of the returning males trying out, a minimum of a Hands-Liberty is required. There will be select members working elite stunts if you successfully have a Toss Liberty with the majority of the returners.
Green Squad: Standing Tuck, Standing Back Handspring Tuck, Running Back Handspring Tuck(at least preferably a Layout). Be able to hit Hands-Extension for coed flyers. All girl bases should be able to hit Tic-Toc's, Full-ups, Front Walkover Up's. All girl flyer should be able to hit all body positions( Liberty, Heel Stretch, Arabesque, Scale, etc.). Also should be able to full/double down, full-up, Tic-Toc.
White Squad: Standing tucks are preferred. Should be able to hit toss stunts with selected returners and newcomers.
Green Squad: No requirements are required, but the ability to learn quickly and the determination to improve on your own.
Females: Green, white, grey, or black apparel. Hair should be half up, with game day make up and green/white/black bow. NO JEWLERY IS TO BE WORN!
Current students should bring Ohio University ID and schedule for fall semester. Incoming freshman bring acceptance letter or other proof you've been accepted to Ohio University. Everyone s needs to bring Insurance card and an Adult if under the age of 18 at the time of tryouts in order to fill out Release Waiver.
There is a $10 dollar try out fee along with this application.
Tryouts will be closed. Dates and times will be posted soon if you have any questions please feel free to email Ohiocheerleading@gmail.com.