You must turn in the following items at the beginning of tryouts to be able to participate:
• Recent physical
• Signed and completed Dance Candidate Information Form and Release of Claims Form (Available online at lawtonxtremeathletics.com or at the door)
• Proof of insurance AND a copy of recent transcript (H.S., college &/or transfers)
**Reminder: Failure to have these items will result in you not participating in tryouts**
Below are forms that all prospective dancers need to sign. Every person trying out must sign the release of claims form. If a prospective student athlete is under the age of 18, your parent or legal guardian must sign the release and indemnify form as well.
**NOTE: If you are 17 years or younger - you MUST have a legal guardian present to fill out and sign paper work!
In addition to the forms, all dancers must provide a copy of their recent sports physical.
Cameron University Tryout Procedures
Tryout Schedule of Events:
This schedule is for information purposes only and is subject to change. All times are approximate. Any out of town candidates are responsible for their own overnight housing and expenses during the tryout. Video tryouts will be accepted.
SATURDAY, May 5, 2012 - DANCE TRY OUTS
10:00 a.m. in the Fitness Center on Cameron University's campus
Announcement of team will be posted approximately 30 minutes after the final candidate has performed.
All tryouts will be closed to the general public - NO EXCEPTIONS!
APPEARANCE: Please be aware this is an important part of the selection process. You should be "game ready" at all times throughout the tryout process. It is important that you remember you are trying out for a very high profile position representing Cameron University. Please do not wear anything that represents another school or University. No piercings or jewelry will be allowed and tattoos must be covered completely. Ladies: we ask that you have game make-up on (smoky eye and red lip) at all times and have your hair styled as if you were at a game.
WHAT TO WEAR: Females: Sports bra, black dance pants/hot pants/spankies and hair pulled back.
TURNS: must perform AT LEAST the minimum requirements: - Minimum: Double Pirouette
- Minimum: Fouettes - Optional: Triple Pirouette, Attitude, Leg Hold Turn, etc.
LEAPS: must perform AT LEAST the minimum requirements: - Minimum: Split - Optional: Switch, Stag, Side, Axel, etc.
:30-:45 DANCE: must perform AT LEAST the minimum requirements:
- Minimum: Come prepared with a :30-:45 jazz, hip hop or pom dance to perform for
judges; must bring your own music on a CD.
- Optional: Dance can include leaps, turns, etc.
IF YOU MAKE THE TEAM: You will be notified approximately 30 minutes after the final candidate has performed and there will be a short mandatory informational meeting following the team announcement.
IF YOU DO NOT MAKE THE TEAM: The decision will be final. If you would like advice on areas of improvement following the try out you may contact the coaching staff via email.
GENERAL TEAM INFORMATION: The dance team will consist of (but does not have to) up to 10 participants, all female. The team number may be less or more due to the talent level during the tryout process. Alternates may be chosen at the coach’s discretion.
- All Information about the Dance Squad can be found here