📣 Tryouts for KU Spirit Squads Announced

The tradition here at the University of Kansas is one of excellence and a unique experience. As a Cheerleader, a Rock Chalk Dancer or a mascot, you will train to be a dynamic technical game day collegiate performer. Our main purpose is to support and perform for the University’s athletic teams and our Jayhawk fans. As a spirit squad member, you will take part in numerous appearances, game days, events, fundraisers and campus activities.

Our team will work together toward a common vision — to have an amazing experience while representing the best University in the country! We are looking for dedicated young men and women who strive for excellence in all aspects of life. The Spirit Squads are a family who support and uplift each other while doing what we love. Being on this team will help create memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. We look forward to meeting each and every one of you.

Rock Chalk,
KU Spirit Squad Coaches

UPDATED (Virtual) Rock Chalk Dance Team Tryouts
Friday, April 3, 2020 5 p.m. CST
Tryout Packet, Intro/1 min. jazz video Submission DUE via Dropbox link below
Friday, April 10, 20205 p.m. CSTSemifinalists notified via email
Friday, April 24, 202012 p.m. CSTAudition Material Submissions DUE (link will be sent for submissions)
Saturday, April 25, 202012 p.m. CSTFinalists and returners notified via email with NEW “add on” jazz choreography and technique combos (link will be sent)
Saturday, April 25, 202012 p.m. CSTAdd-on jazz choreography and technique combos DUE (link will be sent for submissions)
Sunday, April 26, 202012 p.m. CSTFinalist interviews using ZOOM will begin (specific times will be sent to each finals candidate)
Week of Monday, April 27, 20202020-21 RCD Team to be announced
Co-Ed and All-Girl Cheer Tryouts
Friday, May 1, 20205 p.m. CSTSemi-Finalist Video Submission Deadline
Friday, May 8, 20205 p.m. CSTFinalists notified via email
Friday, May 8, 20205 p.m. CSTFinalist Video requirements sent
Friday, May 29, 20205 p.m. CSTFinalist Video Deadline (details in finalists’ email)
Monday, June 1, 20205 p.m. CSTCo-Ed and All-Girl Teams announced
Big and Baby Jay Tryouts
All CandidatesTuesday, April 7, 20206 – 10 p.m.

**NOTE: All tryout sessions are closed to the public.**

Sign Up for Tryouts at: https://kuathletics.wufoo.com/forms/s1wt271w0mjk8da/

Cheer Clinics Available Prior to Tryouts: https://kuathletics.wufoo.com/forms/w11gzu670ceyma3/

Rock Chalk Dance Team Workshops for Tryouts: https://kuathletics.wufoo.com/forms/rkqblbb1qsb750/

Please contact Kansas Athletics spirit squad coordinator Cat Jarzemkoski at catj@ku.edu with any questions or concerns.