April 12, 2007
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
The University of Wyoming Athletics Department will hold tryouts during the upcoming weeks for members of their 2007-08 spirit squads.
Cheer and mascot tryouts are scheduled for April 13-14. Dance team tryouts are scheduled for April 20-21. Tryouts will consist of a Friday night clinic followed by an early Saturday morning review, with tryouts beginning on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m.
To tryout you must be enrolled at the University of Wyoming and bring the required application and waiver forms to the tryout. Those forms can be found within the PDF document linked above. The document also contains information about requirements for skills, dance and interview.
For next school year UW will have two cheer squads, a dance team and two mascots. Wyoming spirit squads perform at football, volleyball, soccer, men's basketball and women's basketball.
There are scholarships offered for each squad member if chosen at tryouts.
A competition squad will be selected at the beginning of the school year. All members selected at tryouts will be eligible to tryout for the competition squad.
Cheer and mascot tryouts will be held in the Arena Auditorium, while dance tryouts will be in the Fieldhouse.
If you have any questions please e-mail Ty'Lene Jackson at TJackso1@uwyo.edu or call at (307) 766-4940 or (307) 760-3622.