Tryouts

2023-2024 Cheer & Dance Tryouts

Tryout and Audition Eligibility

Members must be full-time students at Lamar University and have a minimum 2.5 grade point average. Incoming freshmen, transfers, and students currently enrolled at LU are eligible to tryout. The number of members varies each year depending on the ability level of the pool of candidates. Scholarships will be awarded after tryouts.

If you are unable to make the summer tryouts, please contact the Head Coach at Courtney.Sutton@Lamar.edu.

Spring 2023 Cheer Tryouts

Tryout Dates: TBD for Spring 2023
Check-in Time: TBD for Spring 2023
Schedule:
Tryouts will begin at 9:00 am. Breaks will be given as cuts are made. The length of the tryout will depend on the number of attendees and the duration of the judging process.  Athletes should be prepared to attend both days until released by the Head Coach.
Cost:
 $30
Location: Lamar University McDonald Gym
Registration: Due date TBD for Spring 2023
Attire: Sports bras and fitted athletic shorts  

 

 

 

Spring 2023 Dance Auditions

Audition Dates: TBD Spring 2023
Check-in Time: TBD Spring 2023
Schedule: Tryouts will begin at 9:00 am. Breaks will be given as cuts are made. The length of the tryout will depend on the number of attendees and the duration of the judging process.  Athletes should be prepared to attend both days until released by the Head Coach.
Cost: $30
Location: Lamar University McDonald Gym
Registration: Due date TBD for Spring 2023
Attire: Any color-fitted crop top or sports bra, fitted shorts, jazz shoes, and hip hop shoes & attire.

Summer 2023 Cheer & Dance Tryouts

Tryout Dates: TBD
Check-in Time: TBD
Schedule:
Tryouts will begin at 9:00 am. Breaks will be given as cuts are made. The length of the tryout will depend on the number of attendees and the duration of the judging process.  Athletes should be prepared to attend both days until released by the Head Coach.
Cost: TBD
Location: Lamar University McDonald Gym
Registration: TBD
Cheer Attire: Sports bras and fitted athletic shorts  
Dance Attire:
Any color-fitted crop top or sports bra, fitted shorts, jazz shoes, and hip hop shoes & attire.

Members selected at the Spring tryouts are required to attend the Summer tryouts, however, are not required to reaudition as they have already been selected for placement on the team. Scholarships will be assigned after the summer tryouts. For summer tryouts only, athletes who have applied but have not received their letter of acceptance may try out with proof of a pending application. 

 


Mandatory Summer Dates

  • Cheer and Dance summer practices and contract signing dates will be announced at tryouts
  • NCA Cheer Camp will be in July 2023
  • Cheer and Dance Work Week - TBD

Registration Information for Tryouts and Auditions

Please be prepared for the following during online registration. 
  • Questions relating to your general school and cheer or dance experience
  • Signing a waiver of liability (parent must sign if under 18 years old)
  • Uploading a current 4x6 full body picture
  • Uploading an acceptance letter to Lamar (Freshman Only)
  • Uploading a Lamar or other college transcript (Returning Students and Transfer Students)
  • Uploading the front and back of your insurance card
  • $30 fee - nonrefundable 

Scholarship Information

Cheer and Dance scholarships are dependent upon yearly budget allowances, as well as members meeting GPA requirements. Other factors such as attitude, effort, and overall performance of each member as determined by the coach effect amount awarded.


More Information

For more information, please refer to our Tryout / Audition Information Packet or contact Courtney Sutton, Head Cheer and Dance Coach. 

Contact LU Dance Team

Courtney Sutton
Spirit Coordinator
409-880-7961
Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center
4405 Jimmy Simmons Blvd.
Beaumont, TX 77705
Mailing Address
PO Box 10038
Beaumont, TX 77710
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