Cheerleader Tryout Date Announced | Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Benefits of being a Tiger-Cats Cheerleader

- Dance for a professional sports team

- Preform in front of 30,000 fans during nationally televised games

- Be a Ticats ambassador in the community at a number of charitable and corporate events

- Featured in the Ticats Cheerleader calendar

- Create lifelong friendships and memories

All women wishing to audition for the 2012 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cheerleading Team must meet the following requirements:

- You must have a dance, cheer and/or gymnastics background

- You must be 19 years of age by November 1st, 2012
- You must be available for two rehearsals per week from April to December at Goodlife Fitness in Burlington. Rehearsals will take place every Monday   and   Thursday night from 7:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
- You must be available for all Hamilton Tiger-Cats home games in the 2012 season. Click here to see schedule.

- You must be available for the 100th Grey Cup Weekend in Toronto. Thursday, November 22, 2012 to Monday, November 26, 2012.
- You must have graduated secondary school
- You must be physically fit and healthy

 Cheer Tryout Agenda - Sunday, March 25, 2012

10:00-11:00am - Registration

11:00am - Warm-up and Introductions

11:30am - Choreography

12:30pm - Auditions begin

2:30pm - 1st cuts

3:00pm - Auditions resume

5:00pm - Wrap-up (possible 2nd cuts)

 * interviews will be held on Tuesday April 3 and Thursday April 5 at the Ticats Head Office - sign-up sheet provided at the auditions.
** team will be announced on on April 2, 2012.

What to Wear

All women auditioning for the 2012 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cheerleading Team should come dressed in proper attire:

- All black dance wear - half top and leggings or shorts (no baggy tops or pants)

- Dance or sports shoes

- Camera ready hair and make-up (hair down)

What to Bring

Please bring the following items with you to the audition:

- Photo Identification

- Current full-length photo of yourself (if you haven't submitted one with your registration form)

- Bottled water

- Lunch or snacks

- Resume

- $20 registration fee

What We Are Looking For

There are a number of qualities in a Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cheerleader that we will be looking for at the audition:

- Fit, talented, enthusiastic women

- Strong performer

- Positive attitude
- Dedication
- Team player

- Outgoing personality

- Eagerness to work hard and have fun

To register for the 2012 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cheerleader Auditions, please complete and attach the registration form below, along with a full-length photo of yourself to by Friday, March 23, 2012 at midnight. You will also need to bring $20 for the registration fee to the auditions.

Click here to download the registration form.

To view the members of our 2011 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cheerleaders, click here.


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