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Clemson Rally Cat Tryout Information

Clemson Rally Cat Tryout Information

Jan. 28, 2010

All prospective dancers must register prior to tryouts by completing a Rally Cat tryout application form (see below) and e-mailing it to the Spirit Squad Coach by Tuesday, April 13.

Spirit Squad Coach Kristin Kwiatkowski’s E-mail:

When: Thursday, April 15, 2010 – 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM Friday, April 16, 2010 – 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM Saturday, April 17, 2010 – 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM Sunday, April 18, 2010 – 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: The Huckabee Annex Gym (inside Littlejohn Coliseum)

Who is Eligible: Full time students (12+ hours), graduate students, incoming freshmen (with proof of acceptance to Clemson)

Tryout Requirements: Overall, must be a highly versatile dancer.Three Routines (will be taught to you at try-outs) • POM: Looking for sharpness, motion placement, spirit • JAZZ: Looking for style/presentation, technical skills, confidence • FUNK: Looking for style/presentation, confidence

Jazz Technical Skills • Double and Triple Pirouettes • Fouette Turns • Toe-Touch • Right and Left Jetes • Switch Leap • Leap in Seconde • Switch Seconde • Barrell Leap • Splits (Right, Left and Center) • Leg Extensions (Right and Left) • High Kicks • Leap Combination (Your Choice)

Tryout Process: Thursday: Instructional clinic – taught Pom, Jazz and/or Funk dances Friday: Instructional clinic – taught Pom, Jazz and/or Funk dances Saturday: FIRST CUT – Technical Skills and Tiger Rag Sunday: FINAL CUT – Technical Skills, Tiger Rag, Jazz, Funk

What to Bring: Copy of a current physical (within a year) Proof of Insurance Medical Release Form (below) Water Bottle

Tryout Attire: • Black dance pants or dance shorts • Dance sneakers or jazz shoes • Crop/midriff top needs to be worn each day • Saturday and Sunday Tryouts – TOP needs to be Clemson colors (orange, white or purple) • Game day hair and make up each day

Medical Release Form | Rally Cat Tryout Application