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Poster of Cheer Tryout Information

Cheer Tryouts

Saturday, May 21st
Grayson College Gymnasium
Check-in at 8:30 am
Clinic at 9 am to 12 pm
Tryouts at 1pm


May 19th
5 pm to 7:30 pm

May 20th
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm


Debbie Smarr, Coach


Amanda Thomas, Assistant

Eligibility Requirements (if selected)

  • Maintain a GPA of at least 2.0
  • Must be a full-time student (12 hours)

Required Skills

  • Spirit
  • Overall Appearance
  • Jumps
    • Hurdler (left and right)
    • Toe Touch
    • Pike
    • Three-Jump Sequence
  • Cheer
  • Chant
  • Dance
  • Tumbling (optional, not required)

Prior cheerleading experience not required

Note: Cheer, chant and dance will provided in advance via video

What to wear

  • White T-Shirt, Navy Shorts (mid-thigh length)
  • No earrings, watches, or body jewelry
  • Cheer or Athletic Shoes
  • Hair pulled back (high ponytail if possible)
  • No chewing gum

What to Bring

  • Signed Waiver
  • Photo
  • Completed Cheer Application
  • Letter of Recommendation


  • $500 Annually
  • A room in Viking Hall
Pre-registration Cheer Application Liability Waiver


Note: NCA Safety Guidelines must be followed during tryouts and practices.