CAL POLY CHEER/STUNT TEAM
San Luis Obispo, California

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Tryouts for the 2018-2019 Season have concluded. Please check back for 2019-2020 Tryout information.

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CAL POLY CHEER/STUNT & DANCE Tryout Waiver.
*Required for participation and/or video.

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CAL POLY CHEER/STUNT & DANCE Tryout Application.
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TRYOUT REGISTRATION

Congratulations on your admission to Cal Poly/Wait List! Please be sure to complete the waiver and application. More details will be sent to you as tryout dates get closer. Good luck!
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UPDATED 07/12/18

2018-2019 LIVE CHEER TRYOUTS:  

Register online.

Friday, May 11th, 2018 - 6:00-9:00pm

Saturday, May 12th, 2018 - 9:00am-4:00pm (team meeting to follow for selected members)

@ Mott Athletic Center. 


During the Cheer/STUNT Team live tryouts, you will be learning/performing the following below.  Suggested applicant attire - Cal Poly t-shirt/apparel, cheer shorts, cheer shoes, and hair up in pony tail (bows are always welcome).  

  • Forms:
    1. TRYOUT APPLICATION
    2. WAIVER (must be signed by parent/guardian if minor) 
  • Interview:
    1. You may be asked a few questions throughout the tryout process
  • Cheer:
    1. Material will be taught at tryout
  • Dance:
    1. Material will be taught at tryout
  • Jumps (may vary):
    1. 1 toe-touch
    2. 1 double toe-touch with tumbling
    3. optional jump combination of your choice
  • Standing tumbling:
    1. Minimum required - back handspring on basketball court
  • Running tumbling:
    1. If any, not required but highly recommended; show elite passes
  • Stunts (all girl and/or co-ed; you will stunt with returning and other prospective team members):
    1. Single base extension and/or double base extension
    2. Liberty (extended)
    3. Heel stretch (extended)
    4. Arabesque (extended)
    5. 360 to load position
    6. Pop off/down dismount
    7. Twist/full down cradle from one legged extended stunt 
    8. You may add any additional stunts showing your most elite skills

The team will be selected at the conclusion of the tryouts.  If you are selected, there will be a mandatory meeting immediately following tryouts. Please be prepared to stay until 6:00pm.  We will discuss the expectations of being a Cal Poly Cheer/STUNT Team member, schedule, and get sized for uniforms (if new member, please be prepared to purchase your uniform that day, approximately $300-400).


2018-2019 CHEER VIDEO TRYOUTS: 

DEADLINE has past. Live tryouts are only available.


Videos submissions are for incoming freshman or transfer students new to the University.   All returning or current students MUST attend the live tryout or schedule an alternate live video tryout date prior to deadline.  It is highly recommended that you attend the live tryout. If you are unable to make it to the tryouts, please send us a video or contact Coach Annette Laron-Pickett to arrange an alternate tryout date prior to the deadline. 

Please include all of the following in your video (incomplete videos will not be judged): 

PLEASE BE SURE TO HIGHLIGHT YOURSELF OR WEAR SPECIFIC CAL POLY ATTIRE TO DISTINGUISH YOURSELF FROM OTHER PEOPLE IN VIDEO.

  • Forms to be emailed with video:
    1. TRYOUT APPLICATION (available for download May 1st)
    2. WAIVER (must be signed by parent/guardian if minor) 
  • Information (state/answer the following):
    1. Full name
    2. Age
    3. Year in college
    4. Major 
    5. Why you would like to join the Cal Poly Cheer/STUNT Team?
    6. What is your previous cheer experience? Please include school and/or gym you cheer for with what level or team.
    7. If you could choose one song that would be played every time you walked into a room for the rest of your life, what song would that be and why?
    8. What is your superpower and/or spirit animal and why?
    9. What assets would you bring to the Cal Poly Cheer/STUNT Team?
  • Cheer:
    1. Sideline or chant (can use your school sideline or chant - replace colors & words with Cal Poly/Green and Gold/Mustangs)
  • Dance:
    1. 8 eight counts or 4 eight counts repeated (you may use your school fight song/band dance)
    • Jumps (may vary):
      1. 1 toe-touch
      2. 1 double toe-touch with tumbling
      3. optional jump combination of your choice
    • Standing tumbling:
      1. Minimum required - back handspring on basketball court
    • Running tumbling:
      1. If any, not required but highly recommended; show elite passes
    • Stunts (all girl and/or co-ed; you will stunt with returning and other prospective team members):
      1. Single base extension and/or double base extension
      2. Liberty (extended)
      3. Heel stretch (extended)
      4. Arabesque (extended)
      5. 360 to load position
      6. Pop off/down dismount
      7. Twist/full down cradle from one legged extended stunt 
      8. You may add any additional stunts showing your most elite skills
Possible phone interview will be conducted prior to the live tryout date.  Notification of team selection will be via phone call at the conclusion of the live tryout.

Please send videos to:

Send via https://www.dropbox.com/home and email to [email protected]  

THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK! 

For program questions, please visit www.CalPolyCheer/FAQs or contact Coach Annette Laron-Pickett.