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    2019-2020 TRYOUT INFORMATION

    Please register with the EHS athletic department here: 

    Tryout Clinics

    To learn tryout material, attendance is optional and partial attendance is acceptable. Material will be posted online prior to clinic dates

    Monday May 20, 6:30-8pm EHS FIELDHOUSE

    Tuesday May 21, 6:30-8pm EHS FIELDHOUSE

     

    Tryout dates

    Each athletes chooses which date fits best into their calendar. To accommodate conflicts video submissions are allowed with approval from Jackie, cheer director, at Jackie.enestvedt@gmail.com

    Thursday May 23, 4pm EHS FIELDHOUSE

    Friday May 24, 4pm EHS FIELDHOUSE

     

    FAQ TRYOUT QUESTIONS

    What teams are being filled at the cheerleading tryouts?
    The competition cheerleading tryouts for the Varsity, JV, and Middle School teams.

    Who is eligible to tryout?
    Students currently enrolled in grades 6-11
     
    What will you do at the clinics/tryouts?
    Learn a tryout cheer (traditional sideline cheer)
    Learn a tryout dance
    Practice any tumbling skills the participant would like to highlight at try outs. All tumbling skills must be mastered without a spot, there will be no spotting at any clinics or try outs.

    Do you need a standing back handspring to make JV?
    Every year is different and team placement is based on individuals skills that will help the team reach the most amount of points possible in the competition season. In competition cheerleading, group tumbling is a portion of the score sheets used at competitions. Therefore group tumbling helps each team gain more points on the score sheet. Any group tumbling will add to the potential points the team can achieve. Individual tumbling skills will benefit the group tumbling portion of the score sheet and will be a factor in team placement.

    Do you need a standing back tuck to make Varsity?
    Every year is different and team placement is based on individuals skills that will help the team reach the most amount of points possible in the competition season. In competition cheerleading, group tumbling is a portion of the score sheets used at competitions. Therefore group tumbling helps each team gain more points on the score sheet. Any group tumbling will add to the potential points the team can achieve. Individual tumbling skills will benefit the group tumbling portion of the score sheet and will be a factor in team placement.