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Tryout Requirements

Tryouts for the 2014-15 season will be held May 2 & 3 in Cassell Coliseum.

2014 Tryout Information and Forms

You will also need to complete the on-line insurance information and the tryout registration.
Anyone trying out DOES NOT need to have a physical prior to tryouts.

Forms needed to tryout from the training room should be picked up on Friday, May 2 between Noon and 2pm.

Tryout Schedule
Friday, May 2, 2014:
3:30-4:30pm Registration
4:30-5:15pm Stretch and Warm-up
5:15pm Tryout Begin: You will be judged on ALL tumbling and a toss extension/hands ext
8:00pm Learn Sideline and Dance choreography
8:45pm Guys will do physical fitness
9:00pm Dismissed
9:30pm List should be posted on the door

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014:
8:45am Girls return and begin stretching
9:00am Girls Physical Fitness and interviews will begin
10:00am Guys arrive and begin interviews
Once all physical fitness and interviews are completed, there will be a brief lunch break
1:00pm Begin Day 2 judging
5:00pm Final list will be posted on the door and the 2014-2015 squad members will come inside for pictures and a quick meeting

Girls trying out should wear a sports bra and shorts for both days of tryouts.

Point Break Down
Stunts and Tumbling

Running Tumbling
1 – RO Back Handspring
2 - RO 2 Back Handsprings
3 – RO Tuck
4 – RO 3 Back Handsprings
5 – RO BH Tuck
6 – RO series Tuck
7-8 - RO BH Layout
8-9 - Specialty pass with a tuck or layout (whip, lay step out etc)
10-11 – RO BH Full
11-12 – Series to a Full
13-14 - Specialty pass with a full (Arabian, whip, full to a full etc)

Standing Tumbling
Backhandspring tuck is out of 5 points
*3 to full- max of 6 points
*2 to full- max of 7 points
*1 to full- max of 8 points

Standing tuck is out of 5 point
*Standing full- max of 8 points

Jumps to Tumbling
Toe touch back handspring tuck- out of 5 points
*Toe touch 3 to full- max of 6 points
*Toe touch 2 to full- max of 7 points
*Toe touch 1 full- max of 8 points

Full Downs
1 – Hands Cradle
2 - Hand Corkscrew down
3 – Hands full down
4 – Extension full down
5 – Lib full down
6 – Double down from hands
7 – Stretch Full down
8 – Arabesque full down
9 – Scorpion full down
10-11 – Arabesque Double down
12-13 – Stretch Double down
13-14 – Scorpion Double down

Optional Combo (no more than 2 stunts)
1 – Hands stunt, chair
2 – Hands, toss hands
3 – Hands to one leg stunt
4 – One leg stunt, toss hands
5 - One leg stunt, cradle out, toss hands
6 – Toss stunt, cradle out, hands
7 - Toss stunt, cradle out, toss stunt
8 – Toss stunt, toss stunt
9 – Full up stunt, cradle out, toss stunt
10 – Toss stunt, full up stunt
11 – Full up, full up
12-13 – Rewind, cradle out, toss stunt
13-14 - Rewind, toss stunt
14-16 - Rewind, full up
+ 2 for full down in middle of combo
+ 2 for QP in a combo

(any elite stunt can be in place of the rewind such as back handspring ups, front handspring ups, etc)
Girls must stunt with 3 different guys.

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