In Person Clinics

As ambassadors of The University of North Texas, we have a unique opportunity to
generate excitement and passion about our institution. With new opportunities on the
horizon, our mission remains the same: to grow school pride, excellence, and service to
our community. We want to provide our student-athletes with a unique and lasting
experience.

Cheer clinics will take place at the UNT Volleyball Gym 1536 S Bonnie Brae, Building H

  • TBD for the 2024-2025 season

*North Texas Cheer clinics are open to current Juniors and Seniors in High School and current college students
 

Tryouts

TEAM EXPECTATIONS
In addition to athletic & university events, the cheer teams practice three times a week
MWF from 6-8AM and 8-10AM. The spirit teams have an official partnership with Sports
Training participating in a minimum of two workouts a week. All spirit members are
required to be full-time students and maintain a minimum of a 2.25 semester, and
cumulative grade point average.

TEAM SKILL REQUIREMENTS
* All skills should be performed on dead mat surface.

STANDING TUMBLING

  • Ladies - Required skill: back tuck. Be prepared to execute 4. Preferred
    skills: toe touch back tuck, back handspring back tuck/layout/full, and
    standing full.
  • Men - Preferred skill: Back tuck.

RUNNING TUMBLING

Required skills: 2 tumbling passes with a minimum of 3 elements in each
pass ending in a back tuck or greater. Preferred skills: punch front step
out, whip, arabian, full and other advanced/elite skills.

  • Example of minimum tumbling pass: Roundoff, back handspring, back
    tuck
  • Example of preferred tumbling pass: Punch front step out, roundoff, back
    handspring, full.

STUNTING

  • All-Girl – Full up (2 feet); Inversions (preferred BHS/FHS up); Body
    Position with a Double Down Dismount
  • Coed– Required skills: toss extension and toss hands bump n’ go.
    Preferred skills: toss cupie/awesome, full up, rewind, back/front
    handspring up, hand in hand, and other advanced/elite level skills.

TRYOUTS
Prelim Videos – April 26th
Videos include an introduction, answers to interview questions, performance of the fight
song, jumps to tumbling, running tumbling, and standing tumbling. Eligible participants
will need to register on or before April 26th.

In-Person Finals – May 18th
At finals be prepared to execute the minimum required stunt requirements. You will also
have an opportunity to showcase more elite stunts and dismounts once minimum
requirements are executed. Be prepared to showcase all prelim material at the request
of the judging panel.
*Please download our Tryout Packet PDF for more information.