Virginia Tech HighTechs
Tryout Requirements

Tryouts for the 2018-19 season will be held April 21 & 22 in Cassell Coliseum.

2018 Tryout Information and Forms

Any current high school students to bring a copy of a physical within the last 6 months to tryouts.

Forms needed to tryout from the training room should be picked up on Friday, April 20 between Noon and 2pm.

Videos for HighTech tryouts will be accepted up until Friday, April 20 at 5pm. Participants must show all the technical skills required as well as 30 seconds of pom, 30 seconds of jazz and 30 seconds of hip hop. We also request that you start the video with a brief introduction and tell us a little bit about yourself. All videos will be judged prior to the start of tryouts by the same judging panel. Videos can be sent to or the following address:
Perren Young
675 Washington St, SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Wednesday, April 4th 6-8pm
Thursday, April 5th 6:30-8:30pm
Wednesday, April 11th 6-8pm
Thursday, April 12th 6:30-8:30pm
Wednesday, April 18th 6-8pm
Thursday, April 19th 6:30-8:30pm

Open practices will be held in the Back Gym of Cassell Coliseum. You must see our athletic trainer, Julie Kuhlman, before participating in any open practices. The athletic training room is located on the first floor of Cassell Coliseum. You will need to bring your insurance card and allow 10-15 minutes to see her to be cleared before practicing. High school athletes will need a copy of their high school physical in order to participate in open practices. Below are available times to see the athletic trainer and what to expect:
- Fill out several forms
- Vitals will be taken (height, vision, weight, blood pressure, temperature)
If you can not come during these times you need to email Julie Kuhlman directly ( and at least 24 hours prior to attending one of the practices


Saturday, April 21, 2018
3:00-4:00pm - Registration
4:00-4:30pm - Team Stretch
4:30-7:00pm - Learn Choreography
7:00-8:30pm - Judged on technique: Toe-Touch, Extension, Leap sequence, triple/quad turn,Turn sequence, Headspring and Kip-up.
9:30pm - List posted outside

Sunday, April 22, 2018
9:00-9:45am - Stretch and warm up
10:00-12:00pm - Interviews and physical fitness
12:00-1:00pm - Lunch break
1:00-3:00pm - Judged on dance choreography
5:00pm - List posted outside

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