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Cheer and Dance

 

Requirements

Cheer and Dance Tryouts

Requirements

Incoming freshman

  • Have an 85 unweighted average or be in the top 33% High school transcript must be delivered in sealed envelope prior to tryouts.
  • Provide a Cheer Resume.
  • Have applied and been accepted by UTPA by the date of tryouts.

Transfers

  • Have a cumulative 2.5 from university/college that you are transferring from* college transcript must be delivered in sealed envelope prior to tryouts.
  • Provide a Cheer Resume.
  • Have applied and been accepted by UTPA by the date of tryouts.

Present UTPA students

  • Have a 2.5 cumulative from UTPA (does not include transfer hours)* signed release giving Cheer and Dance Program permission to check grades.
  • Be enrolled full time.
  • If you were on the team and resigned your position a letter explaining why you resigned and how that will not be a similar issue for 2013/14.
  • *grades will be rechecked at the end of the semester and if you make the team you will need to still have a 2.5 when grades are posted.

Requirements for those who make the team

  • Signed contract with UTPA cheer and Dance Program.
  • A sports physical must be completed prior to June 3, 2013.
  • Ability to attend camp at San Marcos in July (if taking summer school or working will need to provide documentation saying you can miss those days).
  • Acknowledgement of required academic standards and study hall hours for fall and spring.
  • A 2.0 current GPA is required at the end of each semester if you take summer classes be aware that you must have a cumulative 2.0 to stay on the team. Fall grades will be checked and you must have a current GPA of 2.0 at the end of fall to remain on the team for spring.
  • All first year or new UTPA students are required to do 6 hours of study hall at LAC power center.
  • All returning students who have a 2.5 to 2.7 will be required to do 6 hours of study hall at LAC power center.
  • All returning students who have a 2.7 to 3.0 will be required to do 3 hours of study hall at LAC power center.
  • All returning students who have a 3.01 to 3.3 will be required to do 2 hours of study hall at LAC power center.
  • All returning students who have a 3.31 to 4.0 are not required to do hour unless progress reports show academic issues.