Tryouts are typically held at the beginning of May. On Friday night participants register and learn material for the weekend. First and second round cuts take place on Saturday followed by an interview with the judges’ panel. On Sunday final cuts are made and the new team is announced. More details will be posted as the tryouts draw nearer. Below is a list of tumbling and stunting requirements one should have in order to tryout.
Triple toe back (females only)
Backhandspring back tuck
At least a roundoff backhandspring backtuck
Stunting for Co-ed:
Toss Extension full down
Hands lib full down
Hand Stretch full down
Combination stunt with at least two skills-must full down
Stunting for All-Girl:
Stretch double down
Combination stunt with at least 2 stunts must double
The FSU cheerleaders practice Tuesday and Thursdays for at least 2 hours, and are required to workout 2 times a week. The FSU cheerleading program competes nationally.
Florida State University does NOT provide any cheerleading scholarships or stipends. There are no out of pocket costs. All items needed for FSU cheerleading are provided for you by the university. All traveling expenses are covered by the university.