Tryouts Information

Frequently Asked Questions

We know that a lot of people will have questions before coming to tryouts. Here are some of the more frequently asked questions we usually receive.

Q: Do I need cheerleading experience?
A: No experience is required. However experience in cheerleading, gymnastics or dance may be an asset. Above all we are looking for good athletes.

Q: Do I have to sign up in advance?
A: Nope. Just make sure you show up on time with your Carecard and your rec/athletics waiver filled out (this can be done online through SIS)

Q: Do I need to attend SFU?
A: Since we are an SFU Recreation Sports Club all of our members must be enrolled at or have an acceptance letter from Simon Fraser University or Fraser International College.

Q: What should I wear?
A: Wear appropriate workout clothing (shorts, T-shirts and running shoes). No jewelry should be worn. 

Q: What will tryouts be like?
A: Tryouts will consist of fitness testing followed by some basic stunts and motions.

Q: Can I bring a spectator?
A: We do not allow spectators at our tryouts.

Q: Are there any height or weight restrictions?
A: No, excellent athletes come in a variety of sizes. However excellent physical condition is a key factor for success.

Q: Is there any cost involved to tryout?
A: No.

Q: How many spots are available on the team?
A: All members, regardless of seniority must tryout each year. Therefore, all spots are considered open. In the past we have had 15 to 25 athletes on Red team and 25 to 30 athletes on White team.

Q: What day and time would practices be held on?
A: Wednesday or Thursday and Sunday evenings, sometime between 7 and 10.

If you have any questions that have not been answered here or would like any other information about our team please contact us using the Contact page

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