Blazer Tryout Results:
Thank you for everyone who tried out for the UTPA Blazer Dance Team. The following students had the top scores of the tryout and were selected to join the team:
1. Amy Castellanos
2. Angela Estrada
3. Viridiana Martinez
4. Amber Rae Spears
5. Liliana Vazquez
First team practice will be held on Wednesday, 4pm-6pm at the UTPA Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex at the MAC Court. Please be on time and with proper dance practice wear. (Jazz shoes included)
Spirit Program Coordinator
University of Texas-Pan American Spirit Program
The University of Texas-Pan American Spirit Program is part of the Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex. The UTPA Spirit program serves as the leader of spirit in Bronc Country. The program consists of three teams: Large Coed Cheer Team, Blazer Dance Team, and Mascots. All members of the spirit program participate in University appearances as well as all UTPA Athletic events year-round.
The UTPA Spirit program’s motto is Citius, Alruis, Fortius, Acutulior, which is Latin for “Faster, Higher, Stronger, Smarter!”. Maintaining your academics and responsibility to your team are the upmost important factors of being part of this program. The members of our program are ambassadors of spirit and are dedicated to bringing Bronc Spirit alive as well as being role models of leadership at the university every day.
The UTPA Spirit program throughout the year makes special appearances at local schools for various types of events. Past events have included: Football Friday Pep Rallies, Red Ribbon Week, STARR Testing Rallies, and Career days. Request one of the UTPA Spirit program teams today for your event!
UTPA Spirit Program Philosophy
The UTPA Spirit program is the overall leader in Bronc spirit on campus and in the community. The teams are to be dedicated in promoting spirit and leading the crowds at sporting events year round. They are also to lead by example in being great role models of leadership.
The UTPA Spirit program is not just a student organization, it is a student activity that takes pride in its academics and its role on campus. Our primary responsibilities to our members are to aid them in their path to a obtaining the highest education possible. The program should then help develop the student into a well-mannered, mature, and independent individual. Lastly, like all other sport activities, the program also promotes the physical and mental well-being of its members.
UTPA Cheer - Competition Squad
The UTPA Spirit program would like to announce that they will be competing for the 2013-2014 season. You must be a member of the UTPA Cheer team to be eligible to try out. Competition team tryouts will take place shortly after summer camp. More information coming soon.