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Spirit Squad Tryouts Scheduled for 2013-14 Teams

Tryouts for all the U of M Spirit Squads will be held May 11-12th.
Tryouts for all the U of M Spirit Squads will be held May 11-12th.

April 1, 2013


The University of Memphis spirit squads will hold tryouts to assemble the 2013-14 squads on Saturday, May 11th and Sunday, May 12th. The tryout fee is $25 (cash or check, checks maybe payable to University of Memphis Spirit Squads).

To be eligible, all participants for the coed, all-girl and dance squads must have a letter of acceptance from the University of Memphis Admissions' Office or be currently enrolled as a full-time student at the University of Memphis.

A registration form with photo, a consent to participate form and a physician's physical release form (dated and signed by a doctor within the last 12 months), must also accompany the tryout packet. The packet can be downloaded HERE.

Saturday's schedule (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.) will take place at the Memphis Elite All-Star Gym (1385 Big Orange, Cordova, TN).There, all participants will learn skills that will be part of the Sunday tryout. Dance participants will learn a routine that consists of pom, jazz and hiphop choreography.

On Sunday, the tryouts will be held in the main gym of the Elma Roane Fieldhouse on the campus of the University of Memphis. The dance tryouts will begin at noon and the cheer tryouts will begin at 2:30 p.m..

Tryouts are open to the public for a minimum donation of $5.00 to the Spirit Squads. For further information on required attire and protocol for the tryouts, check out the Spirit Squads' tryout page on the website HERE

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