Sacramento State Cheer
2022-23 TRYOUT INFORMATION
Our mission is to have a focus on scholastics, athletics, community, competition. We work together to raise spirit and enthusiasm at Sac State sporting, campus, and community events. Sac State cheerleaders are ambassadors of the University and are committed to displaying a positive and collegiate image at all times that reflects the values and traditions of Sacramento State.
Sac State Cheer is made up of approximately 24-30 athletes. These numbers can fluctuate from year to year given the needs of the team. The team cheers at all home football games, men’s and women’s basketball, and volleyball games. We compete at UCA Nationals in January each year and compete in STUNT in the Spring.
April 10th 2:00-4:30 pm 2022-23 Season Recruit Clinic
May 1st 5:00 pm Registration Closes
May 12-13th 6:30-8:30 pm Preferred Tryout Clinic/Info
May 14th 8:30am-3:00 pm On Campus Tryouts
May 15th 9:00 am- 2:00 pm On Campus Interview & Final Tryout
July 14th-17th All Day Mandatory Work Week
August 21st TBD First Practice
*Current Vaccination Status will be required to tryout
STEP 1: REGISTRATION
Documentation needed prior to registering
Medical Insurance card copy
Admissions letter to Sac State (if available)
Letter of recommendation from a coach
Returners no recommendation need
Please register for tryouts using this link:
STEP 2: REGISTER FOR CLINIC
STEP 3: REVIEW TRYOUT REQUIREMENTS
Tryout Days- May 14-15th
Tryout Fee- $40 cash due at tryout
All candidates must be either
A. CURRENT SAC STATE STUDENT
B. CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR OR TRANSFER STUDENT (Candidates who have been accepted to Sac State)
MATERIAL-All candidates will be responsible for the following material:
a. Standing Tumbling Requirements – standing back-handspring, standing backtuck, toe touch back tuck, standing back-handspring tuck.
b. Running Tumbling Requirements – Tuck, Layout or Full
c. Exceptions may be made for exceptional stunting
B. SIDELINE CHEER – Must learn at the clinic
C. FIGHT SONG – Must learn at the clinic
a. Flyers must be able to execute – heel stretch, arabesque, full up, flipping/inversion skills.
b. All other stunting positions must be able to base or back all stunts above
c. Male candidates must be able to do an unassisted toss hands
Program Fee: $500 Rookies & $300 Returners
The program fee covers team apparel and expenses. Half of the program fee is FIRST ($250 or $150) payment (DUE May 15th if you make the team and NON-REFUNDABLE) The remaining balance will be due in June.
*The team will be competing in Orlando will be asked to raise approximately an additional $1000. Fundraising will start in May and continue until December.
RETURNING CHEERLEADERS: You will be expected to perform at a higher standard than other candidates, being that you have been a part of the Sac State Cheer program for at least one year.