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Clemson Rally Cat Tryout Information

Clemson Rally Cat Tryout Information

Nov. 22, 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 12.

Spirit Squad Coach Kristin Kwiatkowski’s E-mail Address:

When: Friday, April 15: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, April 16: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, April 17: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where: The Huckabee Annex Gym (inside Littlejohn Coliseum)

Who is Eligible: Full time students (12+ hours), graduate students and 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 tryouts) • 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: Friday: Instructional clinic – taught Pom, Jazz and/or Funk dances Saturday: FIRST CUT – Technical Skills and Tiger Rag, then instructional Clinic Sunday: FINAL CUT – Technical Skills, Tiger Rag, Jazz, Funk

What to Bring: Acceptance letter (*You must be accepted to the University in order to try out.) Copy of a current physical (within six months) Copy of Sickle Cell Test (NCAA requirement) Proof of Insurance Medical Release Form (see below) Water Bottle*Anyone who does NOT have any of the above information will NOT be permitted to try out.*

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 makeup each day

Rally Cat Tryout Application | Medical Release Form