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Alabama State University Cheerleader & Mascot Tryouts

Cheerleaders2017-2018 Cheerleading Tryouts Are April, 21st & 22nd




For more information, e-mail Coach Gregg at

Download The 2017-18 ASU Cheerleading Tryout Packet 2017-2018

ASU Cheerleader Tryouts - General Requirements: 


  • Minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) for all currently enrolled full-time ASU students trying out for Cheerleader is 2.5 (cumulative)
  • Must have a letter of acceptance from Alabama State University (required for all incoming freshman and transfer students) 
  • Headshot (current photo)
  • Must turn in all items from the tryout packet on the first day of try-out clinic.
  • Previous cheerleading experience (High school level or All-star)
  • Must have stunting ability/skillsCheerleaders 
  • Tumbling - Minimum standing back tuck 

  • Jumps: Toe Touch, Pike, Triple Jump Combination
  • One (1) Cheer - taught during clinic
  • One (1) Chant - taught during clinic
  • Dance Routine (female) - taught during clinic
  • Fight Song – taught during clinic (available on YouTube: ASU Cheerleaders Fight Song)
  • Co-ed Stunts (male): Toss chair (minimum) and optional stunt
  • Attire for day of tryouts: Female - Black shorts, black sports bra and white cheer shoes. Male – Black shorts, black t-shirt or black under amour shirt, and black or white shoes.
  • Appearance: (Female) For Saturday, look “game-ready,” with hair and make-up done as you would for a game.
  • Wear a white, black, or gold/yellow bow with hair in a ponytail (all the way up or half-up). Stud earrings may be worn.
  • No long nails
  • (Male) For try-outs, you should be clean-shaven and well groomed. No jewelry.


ASU Hornet Mascot - General Requirements









  • Minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) for all full-time currently enrolled ASU students trying out for Mascot is 2.5 (cumulative)
  • Must have a letter of acceptance from Alabama State University (required for all incoming freshman and transfer students)
  • Headshot (current photo)
  • Must provide black tights  and black gloves for performance
  • Bring two (2) clean T-shirts for performance day
Performance Guidelines:
  • Never talk while in uniform.
  • Perform a 2-3 minute routine with props and music (you must bring your own music)
  • Gesture to game situation questions asked by judges
  • Show spirit on and off performance area


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