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2014 Cheerleading Tryout Information

The University of Florida Spirit Program invites you to tryout for the 2014-2015 Cheerleading Team! You must be a full-time UF student or incoming student with an official letter of acceptance from the University of Florida.

2014-2015 Tryouts will be held:

  • May 16th – 18th, 2014
  • Stephen C. O’Connell Center
Day Time Location
Friday 6:00 – 6:30 pm Dance Studio Registration
Friday 6:30 – 8:30 pm Dance Studio Clinic
  No Cuts will be made on Friday
Saturday 8:30am – Until Practice Court (at Gate 4)
  Cuts will be made throughout the day
Sunday 9:30 am – noon Practice Court (at Gate 4)

Minimum Skill Abilities are as Follows:

  • Stunting
    • Toss chair
    • Toss toe touch
    • Shoulder sit
  • Tumbling
    • Standing Back Handspring
    • Roundoff Back Handspring Series
    • Note: All tumbling will be performed on a wooden surface; mats will be on hand during warm-ups.
  • Interview, Crowd Appeal, and Cheer Skills


What to Bring to Tryouts:

  • Completed and Signed Cheerleading Application
  • Tryout Application
  • Signed Liability Waiver
  • Front and Back Copy of Health Insurance Card
  • Copy of Current Physical
  • Copy of Gator1 ID or Acceptance Letter
  • Copy of Spring Semester Grade (Current UF Students/ Transfers)
  • $50 Registration fee (cash only)

What To Wear:

Day 1 and Day 2

  • Girls: Sports Bras and Spandex Shorts, Cheer Shoes
  • Hair Half Up Half Down with a Bow.
  • Guys: Athletic Short and Shirts and Tennis Shoes

Interviews will be held in the Evening on Day 2. Business Attire Required.

Day 3

  • Girls: Black Sports Bra and Black Spandex, White Bow
  • Guys: Black T-shirt and Black Shorts


Both male and female athletes are encouraged to TRYOUT!


Tryout Clinics

Tryout Clinic will be held on Saturday March 22nd at the Stephen C’ O’Connell Center from 9:00am-12:00pm.

  • Registration at 8:30am
  • Located at Gate 4 at the practice court in the O’Connell Center.
  • Open to 9th graders and above.
  • Current Seniors trying out in May, are encouraged to turn in the Tryout Application and all necessary paperwork at this time.

What to Wear:

  • Athletic Clothes

What To Bring:

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