ICC schedules cheerleader, mascot tryouts

Date(s) - 04/17/2014
3:00 pm

Itawamba Community College


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Male and female cheerleader tryouts have been scheduled for 3 p.m., Apr. 17, at Itawamba Community College.

Tryouts will include the 2014-15 coed cheer squad and mascot, Chief Winnemaw. All participants are required to attend two of the three sessions offered. One session consists of two days of clinics; therefore, participants are required to attend at least four days of clinics, according to coed cheer coach Dr. Bronson Prochaska.

Clinics are scheduled for 3 p.m., Mar. 5 and 6, Mar. 19 and Mar. 20 and Mar. 26 and Mar. 27 in the Fitness Center gym at the Fulton Campus. Cost of the clinics is $30 for two sessions or $40 for all three sessions.

Requirements for male and female cheer tryouts include cheer and ICC Fight Song, both taught at clinics; letter of recommendation (females, from high school cheer coach; males, from high school coach or teacher); five partner stunts (chair, hands extension, liberty, toss shoulders and optional stunt (typically based on creativity and skill of the participants); and tumbling/tumbling pass (optional).

Mascot tryouts include attend at least two clinic sessions and one-to-two-minute skit using music and props.

Tryouts are closed to the public.

Those interested in trying out for either the coed cheer squad and mascot should complete the online questionnaire at http://www.letsgoicc.com/recruits/Cheerleading_Questionnaire.

For more information, contact Dr. Bronson Prochaska at bgprochaska@iccms.edu.