Tryouts 2020-2021

TRYOUTS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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tryoutwebsite info 2020
LOCATION MAP: IM CIRCLE LOWER GYM

MATERIALS NEEDED
Registration Form
MSU Liability Waiver
Code of Conduct
– $15 Tryout Fee (Venmo, cash, or check payable to MSU Pompon)
– Grade Report (most recent)
Former Coach Survey (potential new members only)
***have coach email prior to tryout msupompon@gmail.com

– MSU Admission Acceptance Letter (incoming / transfers only)

ELIGIBILITY
– MSU Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior for the 2020-2021 academic year
– 17-24 years of age during MAPP competitions (early November / mid February)
– Must currently hold and have the ability to maintain minimum 2.5 GPA
– Must be considered a *full time student by MSU – 12 credits per semester
– Be willing & able to abide by guidelines & standards established in team Code of Conduct & Constitution

*Students of senior status who do not need to take 12 credits based on their graduation requirements/needs are only required to take the minimum 6 credits (criteria est. by MAPP)

WHAT TO EXPECT
Day 1: Instruction of routines / tryout material
Brief meeting / welcome by coaches followed short conditioning workout and instruction of toe touch, rockstar jump, short ‘high kick’ routine and regular pompon routine (kickline included).

All tryout candidates will be paired up with a tryout partner for the following day’s judged tryouts.

Day 2: Judged tryout in front of panel of judges
Arrive to stretch / review routines. All candidates will tryout with their partner in front of judging panel. Candidates will also participate in a personal interview. Routine tryouts and interviews will run simultaneously, meaning you may perform first or interview first depending on your tryout number. This information will be provided Day 1.

The new team members selected will be posted on msupom.com within 24 hours following the completion of tryouts.

Click HERE for a breakdown of judging categories.

WHAT TO WEAR / BRING
Day 1:
– workout clothing (i.e. leggings, dance pants, shorts, tank top / t-shirt)
– workout shoes
– water bottle
– poms (if you have them)
– 
secured hair
– all required forms / payment

 Day 2:
– black leggings or dance pants
– plain black tank top
– workout shoes
– water bottle
– 
secured hair
– make-up
– stud earrings are fine – no extra jewelry

NEW TEAM MEETING
If selected for the 2020-2021 team, you must be able to attend a mandatory
meeting / practice on Saturday, April 25th (IM East).

Returning members will meet from 2:00 – 2:30 pm.
New members will join for a full team meeting / practice from 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm.

TEAM EXPECTATIONS / DATES
COMING SOON!