April 9th: Pre-Tryout Parent Meeting 7:30pm Roundhouse
April 12th: Online application due, statement of permission and agreement signed and emailed or turned into office, and athletic fee paid. You will receive a handbook when you register online for tryouts that you can download and read, and the last page is the form you must sign and hand in by Friday online or at Fossil.
April 16th-19th: Tryouts 4:00pm-7:00pm **MUST HAVE ATHLETIC CLEARANCE CARD ON FIRST DAY OR YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE!**
April 19th: Final day – must wear a white or black T shirt or tank top and white, black or green shorts. Nothing that says Fossil Ridge cheerleading. Cheer shoes, a low ponytail with NO flyaways and makeup should look performance ready. You should look as if you were going to attend and cheer a game or a competition for Fossil Ridge. Red lipstick is required. Spandex shorts are always required under any loose fitting athletic shorts.
April 20th: Team Selection Meetings 10am Fossil Ridge – 1pm team meeting for Freshman team, 2pm team meeting for JV, 3pm team meeting for Varsity (JUST FOR ATHLETES AND COACHES)
April 22nd: Parent & Athlete Meeting for Whole Program 6pm Roundhouse & Camp Travel Deposit Due
April 23rd: Practice wear fitting 4:30pm Roundhouse
April 24th: Uniform fitting 4:30pm Health Room
ALL current 8th graders who plan on attending Fossil Ridge in the Fall of 2019 and all current 9th-11th graders who go to Fossil Ridge or are zoned to Fossil Ridge. CEC and Poudre Global Academy students are welcome to try out as long as they live in the zone for Fossil Ridge and can obtain clearance through the district. You must be in good academic standing.
You will learn the fight song, a cheer, and you will stunt, tumble and jump at tryouts. You will get instruction at tryouts however you can learn material in advance so that you can spend time working on stunts, tumbling and jumps with a coach and get more coaching on technique.