Official Oregon State Cheerleading and Dance Website. Requirements
 

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Requirements

Requirements 

We are looking for well-rounded athletes to be a part of Oregon State University Cheer and Dance team. 
Members of this team are direct representatives of Oregon State University. 
Positivity, respect, sportsmanship, and athleticism will be required at all times. 

Male/Female Dancers
Showmanship & Appearance 
Jumps: Toe Touch, Front Hurdler, Pike 
Kicks: Flexibility, Form, Strength 
Leaps: Flexibility, Form, Strength, Height
Fight Song- Taught at Tryouts 
Two Dances- Taught at Tryouts 
Tumbling: Aerial, Kip-Up, Head Spring
                  *Extra tumbling is preferred

Female Cheerleaders
Showmanship & Appearance 
Tumbling: 
o Standing: Tuck 
o Running: Round Off Back Hand Spring Tuck (Minimum)
Jumps: Toe Touch- Tuck, Front Hurdler, Pike 
Stunt: 
o Required: Toss Target Pull Lib, Hands Stretch, Full Down or Double Down 
o Optional: Hardest college skill can only touch the floor once. 
Dance- Taught at tryouts 
Fight Song- Taught at tryouts


Male Cheerleaders

Showmanship & Appearance 
Tumbling: 
o Standing: Tuck
                               *Preferred, but not required 
o Running: Best pass you can do
                               *Preferred, but not required 
Jumps: Toe Touch- Tuck, Front Hurdler, Pike
                               *Your best try
Stunt: 
o Required: Toss Target Pull Lib, Hands Stretch, And Optional Dismount. 
        *POTENTIAL IS HIGHLY CONSIDERED!!!!
o Optional: Hardest college skill can only touch the floor once. 
*POTENTIAL IS HIGHLY CONSIDERED!!!!
Fight Song- Taught at tryouts 

 

All Girl Female Cheerleaders
Showmanship & Appearance 
Tumbling: 
o Standing: Tuck 
o Running: Round Off Back Hand Spring Tuck (Minimum)
                                  Round off Back Hand Spring Layout or Full Preferred
Jumps: Toe Touch- Tuck, Front Hurdler, Pike 
Stunt: 
o Required: Full Up, Bump Down, Tick Up Stretch, Full or Double Down 
o Optional: Hardest college skill can only touch the floor once. 
Dance- Taught at tryouts 
Fight Song- Taught at tryouts

 

GOOD LUCK!!! PLEASE COME, TRY YOUR HARDEST, AND HAVE FUN!!

 

 

Head Coach:  Paul Thorpe

(541) 230-4887

Paul.thorpe@oregonstate.edu

Official Oregon State Cheerleading and Dance Website.