Tryout Clinic on 4/19

Hi all tryout candidates!

Here are the details for the tryout clinic tomorrow morning. Send us a tweet or email with questions. Don’t forget to pre-register!

UW CHEER/DANCE SCHEDULE
APRIL 19TH: 8AM-1PM
Location: Marv Harshman Court

7:45AM — Check In

8:00-8:15AM — Welcome, Intro & Questions

8:15-8:30 — Warm-Up & Stretch

8:30-8:50 — EVERYONE: BASIC MOTIONS/SIDELINE
(Lets go PURPLE, Let’s go GOLD x HUSKIES x Lets GO!)

8:50 – 9:00 — BREAK

9:00 – 9:30 — LADIES: TRYOUT DANCE – MUSH
GUYS: Guy Talk, Motion Review, TUMBLE w/ Cody

9:30 – 10:00 — CHEER: Tumble – Standing/Running
DANCE: BASIC Technique review
- Motions
- Turns, Kicks
- Hips, Prance, etc.

10:30-11:00 — CHEER: Stunt
DANCE: Review Across the FLOOR Combos

11:00-11:15 — BREAK
Talk about Requirements for tryout...

Read More

2014-15 Tryout Dates Announced!

Tryouts are set for May 1-4, 2014 at Alaska Airlines Arena. Check out the links under the Join the Team tab for more information.

Why UW? Check out the video below!

Read More

Inside look at UW Cheer & Dance

Check out this video for an inside look at what it’s like to be on the UW Cheer & Dance Team!

Read More

Torchlight Parade

Great job to UW Cheer and Dance at Torchlight Parade tonight! We had a blast and were so excited to see so many Husky fans. We start practicing Monday so make sure you have your football tickets for the Season Opener in the newly renovated Husky Stadium!

20130727-213345.jpg

Read More

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2013-14 UW Cheer & Dance Team!

The 2013-14 UW Cheer & Dance Team has been selected! Thank you to all of those who tried out for either team. This was our biggest turn out yet and we are so excited with the caliber of team we have for 2013-14!

UWDance_2013-14 UWCheer_2013-14

UW DANCE

Emily B.
Mallory C.
Megan F.
Jordan F.
Kaylie G.
Rachel H.
Kristina K.
Jessica S.
Hannah T.
Dianne W.

UW CHEER WOMEN

Nikki B.
Jenna D.
Kendall E.
Tessa L.
Sarah M.
Randi M.
Daphne R.
Macy S.
Paige S.
Tiffany T.
Kayla W.

UW CHEER MEN

David B.
Beau B.
Sebastian C.
Tim D.
Dallen E.
Kevin E.
Blake J.
Troy L. (basketball only)
Garrett R. (football only)
Brady S.
Justin S.
Randy T.

Read More

Montlake Traffic Tonight!

Ladies and gentleman that were asked back to the final round of tryouts tonight,

Please note the following information for traffic impacts along Montlake due to Sound Transit construction.

Construction of the University of Washington Station’s pedestrian/bicycle bridge is ongoing. In order to continue building the bridge and restripe traffic lanes, the contractor will need to close traffic lanes and sidewalks on Montlake Blvd. between NE Pacific Street and NE Pacific Place. Please see traffic details below.

· Wednesday, June 5, 7:00 pm through Thursday, June 6, 3:00 am
· Thursday, June 6, 7:00 pm through Friday, June 7, 3:00 am
· Friday, June 7, 7:00 pm through Monday, June 10, 4:00 am
Northbound on Montlake Blvd.

· All lanes northbound on Montlake Blvd...

Read More

UPDATE: UW Dance Team Tryout Finals

The following DANCE ladies are invited to perform in the DANCE FINAL round on
Wednesday, June 5th 6:30-8:30pm in the Marv Harshman North Court.
1
2
4
6
7
9
10
12
13
14
15
19
20
21

Please report at 6:15pm for check in.
Attire: black/black, shoes of your choice. Gameday hair and make-up.

Routines to be performed include:
- Across the floor combinations #1 and #2
- Interview
- Jazz Routine

Each of you will individually do combination #1 & #2.

In groups of 2, Each girl will state:
- NAME
- WHERE YOU ARE FROM
- DANCE BACKGROUND
- WHY You Want To Be on the UW Dance Team
- Summer and/or School year conflicts.
Then the Jazz Routine will be performed in the group of 2.

Great Job Everyone!!! SEE YOU WEDNESDAY!

Questions…please email Shermin at shermind@uw.edu!
Thanks! Go Huskies!!!

Read More

Reminders for Tryouts

Tryouts are quickly approaching — here are a few reminders to keep you on track!

Applications & Tryout fee of $30: due on May 31st by midnight.
(Any late submissions will accrue a 5 point deduction towards final score.)

• Only 1 open gym left! Friday, May 31st, 6-8pm in East Court.

• Clinic SUNDAY, June 2nd, 9am-2pm in the Dempsey. Register to hold your place!

Tryouts will be held in Marv Harshman Court
• Dance Team: Monday, June 3 & Wednesday, June 5 from 5:30-8:30 pm
• Cheer Squad: Tuesday, June 4 & Wednesday, June 5 from 5:30-9:00 pm
• June 6: Team meeting and uniform fitting for both Cheer and Dance

Go Dawgs!

Read More

UW Cheer & Dance Tryout Requirements

UW CHEER REQUIREMENTS

MOTIONS
Basic Motions/Sideline
(Purple, Gold, Let’s Go Dawgs!)

DANCE
• CHEER DANCE w/Sideline (sideline from front, sideline from back)
• SOLO Home Routine
• 4-5 non repeating EIGHT Counts (your style of choice)
• Include 1 standing Tumbling Element
• Music Pre-selected by staff

TUMBLING:
Females
• Standing Backhandspring (Minimum)
• Standing Tuck
• Standing Backhandspring Back Tuck
• Running Tumbling
• Round off Backhandspring (Minimum)
Males
•  (No Minimum)

STUNTING
• 2 Stunts any level — BASIC STUNT
• Be prepared to show more difficult skills (Toss Stunts, 1 Arm Stunts, Twisting Skills)

INTERVIEW
Potential for interview. Remember you are constantly being “judged”, make a good impression.

UW DANCE REQUIREMENTS

MOTIONS
Basic Motions/...

Read More

Clinic Schedule

UW CHEER/DANCE SCHEDULE

8:30-8:45                     Check In

9:00-9:15                     Welcome, Intro & Questions

9:15-9:30                     Warm-Up & Stretch

9:30-9:45                     BASIC MOTIONS/SIDELINE

(PURPLE, GOLD, LET’S GO DAWGS!)

9:45 – 10:15                GROUP PURPLE

Dance Technique/Dance (CARLI)

Tumble & BASIC STUNT (SHERMIN)

GROUP GOLD

Cheer Dance (KRISTINE)

Switch

10:15-10:45                 GROUP GOLD

Dance Technique/Dance (CARLI)

Tumble & BASIC STUNT (SHERMIN)

GROUP PURPLE

Cheer Dance (KRISTINE)

ALL GUYS WILL STAY IN

Tumble & BASIC STUNT, GIRLS WILL ROTATE.

10:45-10:50                 BREAK

10:50 – 11:20              Stunt Session...

Read More