2 Clinic and tryout Dates Tryout Applications Due March 6 by 4:30 at the High SchoolLHS Cheer Tryout ClinicMarch 9-124:30-6:30WSMS students may ride the bus to LHS to attend the clinicAttire: shorts, t-shirt, white shoes, hair up, no jewelryLHS Cheer TryoutsMarch 13Freshman will start at 5:00Attire: black shorts, white t-shirt, white shoes, hair up, no jewelry
3 Lovejoy cheer Representatives of Lovejoy High School Promote good sportsmanship, good citizenship, positive school spiritEnthusiastically support all athletic teams through advertisement, personal attitude, and attendance at events chosen by the sponsor and approved by the principal.Support all groups at Lovejoy High School throughout the school year
4 ConstitutionPage 3 Committee responsible for facilitating tryouts Page 3 High School Cheerleader Tryouts – selection
5 UIL Spirit Competition CHAMPIONSHIP DATESJanuary 13-16, 2016Arlington, TexasGAME DAY FORMATEach team will showcase its best sideline andcrowd-leading material in the following categories:FIGHT SONGTIME OUT BAND DANCETIME OUT CHEEREmphasis on crowd involvementThe use of crowd-leading tools such as signs, poms, flags and/or megaphones is encouragedSkill RestrictionsNo basket, sponge or elevator tosses allowedNo inversionsNo twisting dismounts from stuntsSingle leg extended stunts are limited to liberties and liberty hitchesNo running tumblingStanding tumbling is limited to back handsprings and back tucks
7 Responsibilities Football Varsity cheerleaders cheer at all varsity football games both at home and away. Junior Varsity and Freshman Cheerleaders cheer at home games only. JV and Freshman games are played on Thursday nights.Freshman and Junior Varsity Squads cheer at the Varsity game on Leopard Friday and at the Pink Out game.Freshman and Junior Varsity Squads may be included in playoff games if participation does not interfere with other cheer responsibilities.In our Lovejoy Leopards played in one Playoff game, in we played two playoff games.
8 Responsibilities Volleyball All squads cheer for home volleyball games. Most of those games were played on Tuesday and Fridays.In the event a Varsity Football game is played simultaneously with a Varsity Volleyball game, Varsity will cheer football and Junior Varsity will cheer both the JV volleyball game and the Varsity Volleyball game.In the event our Lovejoy Leopards make the Playoffs, all squads may be invited to cheer if participation does not interfere with other cheer responsibilities.In the Lovejoy Leopards were state champions! We cheered at 6 playoff games including the State Championship
9 Responsibilities Basketball All squads cheer at girls and boys basketball games. Games are played on Tuesday and Friday nights.The squads are divided so we can cheer for all the teams.In the event our Lovejoy Leopards make the Playoffs, all squads may be invited to cheer if participation does not interfere with other cheer responsibilities.In we cheered at 1 girls playoff game
10 Responsibilities Spring Sports Lovejoy Cheer will support the LHS Baseball, Softball, Soccer and La Crosse Teams by attending one game for each sport.The LHS cheer coaches communicate with the coaches and athletes to determine which games to attend.
11 Other Responsibilities Ice Cream Socials at Elementary SchoolsFamily Fun Nights at Elementary SchoolsReading with the Leopards (Varsity)Founder’s Day Pep Rally (JV and Varsity)Lovejoy Country RunMini Cheer ClinicSpirit Championship (Varsity)
12 Financial Responsibility Uniforms and Camp Wear May Include but not limited to, uniforms, camp wear, poms, jacket, shoes Freshman/JV $ Varsity New $ Varsity Returning $ Estimates based on cost of uniform. UCA Camp at the University of Texas $550 Includes meals, transportation (One Charter Bus) and en extra night before camp starts. Cost estimates the extra day of lodging.
13 Camp - UCAWhere: University of Texas When: June The Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Freshman squads will travel to the University of Texas in Austin to participate in a UCA Cheer Camp.
14 CalendarMarch 9-12 (4:30-6:30) LHS Tryout Clinic March 13 LHS Cheer Tryouts March 26-April 6 Fundraiser March 26 Uniform Fittings (Sign up Genius) March 26-April 27 Uniform Payments – Rev Track March 26-May29 Camp Payments – Rev Track May TBD Paperwork deadline for camp June University of Texas August (9:00-3:00) Summer August 13 Media Day August TBD Founder’s Day Pep Rally (JV and Varsity)