Open Gym/Clinics/Tryouts

Group photo of Grizzly Cheer Team 2018-2019
Grizzly Cheer Team 2018-2019

Open Gyms/Partner Stunt Clinics: 

  • Dates: March 25, 2019 and April 1, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Location: West Plains Civic Center, 110 St. Louis Street

  • Free to those intending to try out for the 2019-2020 Grizzly Cheer Team

  • $10 for all others

  • Opportunity to get some experience with partner stunting and stunting safety

Tryout clinics: 

  • Dates: April 26, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8 pm and April 27, 2019 9 am - 12 pm

  • Location: Missouri State-West Plains Student Rec Center, 323 West Trish Knight Street

  • Designed to prepare those trying out for the 2019-2020 Grizzly Cheer Team

  • Apparel: cheer shoes/athletic footwear, solid color shorts (preferably black, blue or red), solid color tank or t-shirt (preferably white, blue, red or black)

  • YOU MUST ATTEND AT LEAST ONE CLINIC IN ORDER TO TRYOUT FOR THE TEAM, attendance at both is preferred.

  • Lodging in the residence hall may be available Friday evening, April 27, for prospective team members only. Contact 417-256-1870 to reserve a spot.

 Tryouts 

  • Date: April 27, 2019, 1 pm - 3 pm

  • Location: Missouri State-West Plains Student Rec Center, 323 West Trish Knight Street

  • Apparel: cheer shoes/athletic footwear, solid color shorts (preferably black, blue or red), solid color tank or t-shirt (preferably white, blue, red or black) Bow optional.

  • Coaching staff will teach attendees a required chant, a required partner stunt, additional partner stunt of choice, a required jump, and an additional jump of choice. Those trying out should plan to bring an original cheer. Tumbling is not required but extra points will be given.