Tryout Information

North Texas Athletics and the University of North Texas are pleased to announce tryouts for 2016 North Texas Cheerleading. The following information includes dates, times, and materials for the extended tryout weekend. Directions to the various tryout facility locations will be available here in the near future.

Click here for tryout packet
Click here for medical waiver

Tryout Clinics
Check out the North Texas Cheer website for clinic information here

Tryout Dates
Date: TBA, Day 1
Time: 6:00 pm, First Round & Cuts
Location: Mean Green Village Volleyball Gym
Date: TBA, Day 2
Time: 9 am - 12 pm, Interview
Location: Mean Green Village Volleyball Gym
Date: TBA, Day 2
Time: 2:00 pm, Tryouts & Announcement of Team
Location: Mean Green Village Volleyball Gym
Date: TBA, Day 3
Time: 12:00-6:00pm, Program Meeting and Uniform Fitting
Location: Mean Green Athletic Center

Submission of Paperwork

Please note that all appropriate paperwork should be downloaded, printed, completed, and returned by April 30:

• Tryout Application
• Trout Application Agreement
• Release form
• Copy of Personal Insurance
• Full body photograph (nothing larger than 4x6)
• $25 Cheer Application Fee (non-refundable) Checks made out to North Texas Cheer or Cash
• NT Letter of Acceptance or proof of applied status
• Recommendation letter from current or former high school, college, or all star coach

If you are an incoming freshmen to the University you will also need to provide
• A copy of your official letter of acceptance to the university.

Return appropriate materials to:

North Texas Athletics
Attn: Kayla Spears
Attention: Cheer Tryouts
1155 Union Circle #311397
Denton, TX 76203

Material to be Reviewed at Tryouts:

Tryout material will consist of the following components:

Stunting Requirements for Tryouts

COED - Green Squad

• Toss Extension or Bump to Extension
• Toss Liberty or Bump to Lib
• Elite Stunt
• Girls - two body positions
• Double Down

All Girl - White Squad

• 2-man hands (extension for advanced)
• Toss Extension
• Toss Liberty
• Flyers - two body positions
• Full Down (double for advanced)

Jump Requirements for Tryouts

• Double whip toe touch
• Pike

Tumbling Requirements for Tryouts

Both Teams

• Standing back tuck (full for advanced)
• Backhandspring back tuck
• Toe touch back tuck
• Running Elite Pass
• Running Pass no twisting (long for basketball)

There will be a cut in the numbers on Friday night depending on the following factors:
Not attending both nights of clinic

Not having ALL paperwork required turned in prior April 12th deadline
Natural break in skill level
Coach's discretion

Those making the cut on Friday will sign up for interview times for Saturday afternoon.

Paperwork Downloads
coming soon!


Directions to Mean Green Village and Athletic Center
From Dallas:
Enter Denton on I-35 E North and exit Bonnie Brae (Exit 467). At traffic light turn left onto Bonnie Brae, go under I-35 and through traffic light. Take first left actually remaining on Bonnie Brae.

From Fort Worth: Take I-35W North to Bonnie Brae (Exit 84). At traffic light turn right, Take first left actually remaining on Bonnie Brae.

From North of Denton / Oklahoma: Take I-35 South to Airport Road/Oak (Exit 468). Go through traffic light. Take the right veer before you reach the overpass in the road. At the stop sign (Airport Road) turn left. Take first right onto Bonnie Brae.

Directions To Clinics at Mean Green Village
Follow previous directions to end point of remaining on Bonnie Brae. The North Texas Athletics Center is on your left and the Mean Green Village Athletic Complex will be on your right. Enter the parking lot adjacent to the soccer field, park and proceed to the gyms labeled Gym #1 on the attached MG Village Map.

Click here to view map

For more information contact:

Coach Tracie O'Neal

Kayla Spears - North Texas Athletics

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