Cheerleading Tryout Information
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Thursday, January 04, 2018
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Can’t believe it’s time to start thinking about our 2018 Cheerleading season at Heritage High School! We are so excited about the 2018 season after the gains we made this year, and look forward to a strong season. Here is some information for those thinking about trying out for cheer at HHS in March.

-HHS Tryout Clinic is March 26-28 from 3:45-5:15, and tryout day is March 29 3:45-7:30

-Culprit in Dalton is offering pre tryout training to prepare you for what is expected as a cheerleader at HHS. Classes are Monday’s from 7-8:30 this is a HUGE tool to help you prepare for tryouts. Girls from previous seasons as well as anyone new wishing to tryout are welcome and encouraged to start attending in January.

-Tryout Information meeting will be in early March (Date TBD)

-Please follow our Twitter page or find us on Heritage Athletics website which can be found on the HHS site for updates and more information to come.

-There will be a spirit squad (football and basketball cheer) and a competition squad. You may choose if you want, to tryout for one or both.

Please contact one of the coaches with any questions you may have.

Coach Burkett

Coach Campbell

Coach Ellis

What are some of the requirements of a spirit cheerleader?

-Positive attitude

-Positive example to your team and the school

-Desire to serve others

-School spirit and enthusiasm

-Summer practices 1 day a week

-Summer camp that lasts 3-5 days (possibly overnight)

-Practice 1-2 days a week during the school year from August-December

-Cheering all varsity football games

-Cheering half of the varsity basketball games

-Duties before and after football games

-Fundraising for the team and for your balance

-Locker room decorating for home football games

What are some of the requirements of a competition cheerleader?

-jumps to tuck

-roundoff handspring tuck

-strong work ethic

-positive attitude

-team player

-1 practice a week at Culprit (summer and school year)

-2 workout days a week in the summer

-2 practices a week in the summer

-weekend availability from September-mid November

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