Courtesy: Omaha Athletics

Cheer Team

Omaha Athletics | January 02, 2014
Head Coach: Samara Phillips

Dates: April 8-9, 2017
Times: Saturday -- Check-in at 8:30 a.m., Clinic 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sunday -- Check-in at 10:30 a.m., Tryouts 11 a.m. - Done
Location: Sapp Fieldhouse

Required by March 31, 2017 are the following:
1. A physical completed within the past year for all new members
2. $25 tryout fee in cash or checks made payable to UNO Cheer Team
3. Front and back copy of insurance card- Must have insurance to tryout.
4. Current photo
5. Tryout application form
6. Completed all online athletic training forms – please follow link http://www.omavs.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=31400&ATCLID=2088736777. Proof of acceptance to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and a GPA of at least 2.75 with
a minimum of 12 credit hours.

Posting of Results: Results will be posted on OMavs.com by April 12, 2017.

Tryout Process: All tryout material will be taught to you during the clinic on Saturday, including the following: sideline chants, cheer, fight song and a dance. You will also be assessed on jumps and tumbling (not required but highly recommended). Informal judging will begin on Saturday during the clinic. Cuts will be made at the end of the day Saturday if necessary. Tryouts are closed to the public.

On Sunday all tryout participants will perform all learned material for a panel of judges and coach in small groups. Judges will score tumbling at this time as well. Everyone must remain present the entire time during the tryout process. There is the potential you will be called back to perform for the judges again if necessary.

Tryout Attire: Black athletic or spandex style shorts, Black sports bra, white athletic shoes. Hair should be worn half up/down with a red bow. No jewelry. Tattoos must be covered. Clothing worn must be free of school names or logos. Please come with a game day ready appearance -- you will be judged on appearance and overall image. 

A team meeting will take place April 14, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at Sapp Fieldhouse.

The first team appearance will be April 22, 2017 at the Claussen-Leahy Run/Walk. This event is mandatory. More information will be provided to the selected team members.

Tryout Prep Clinic: An opportunity to learn and receive feedback from current UNO cheerleaders prior to tryouts. March 24, 2017 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Sapp Fieldhouse. Cost is $20 cash, paid at the clinic. Must have signed waiver to participate.

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