Cheerleading

We are a non-competitive squad that performs on the best stage at Vanderbilt, the SEC football field and basketball court! You can find the squad supporting our ‘Dores at various athletic, department and community outreach events. We want YOU to join us. Come see why Vanderbilt Cheer Team is not just a team it is a family.

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Cheerleading Tryout Information

All candidates will need to complete all paperwork listed on our main tryout page and attend at least one of the mandatory online information sessions.

    • All candidates must perform the Fight Song (Dynamite) & tryout sideline.
      • Male candidates – need to learn the male motions for tryout sideline & Dynamite; we will just be looking at your stunting and tumbling capacities.
    • Candidates will be asked to perform their standing and running tumbling (minimum requirement: standing back handspring).
    • For the stunting portion of tryouts, each candidate will be judged based on their stunting position; however, there is a possibility that you will be asked to try a different position.
    • Each candidate will need to put together a stunt sequence that incorporates the following:
      • Entry skill (e.g: Switch up/arm bar)
      • 1st body position
      • Transition
      • 2nd body position
      • Exit skill (must be flipping or spinning [ie: full downs, free flipping])
    • For incoming freshmen/transfer/remote students please submit a video of your stunting abilities, be sure to indicate which position you are.
    • Candidates should wear a black tank top and black shorts.

 

Check out our main audition page for what to wear and tryout material!