Cheerleading Clinics and Tryouts


Cheerleading clinics and tryouts for middle school and high school will be March 19th – 23rd.  Clinics will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 6 PM – 8 PM at the Kenton Middle School.  There will be a short parent meeting on Monday, March 19th at 7:45 PM in the gym.

Tryouts will be Friday, March 23rd.  High school will start warm ups at 4:30 PM and tryouts at 5:00 PM.  Middle school will start warm ups at 5:30 PM and tryouts will start immediately following high school.

If there are questions, please contact Julie Baird by email:

Tryout Requirements:
Candidates will be expected to do the following:

  • Group cheer
  • Group chants
  • Individual cheer (high school only)
  • Fight song
  • Dance (high school only)
  • Jumps
  • Tumbling skills
  • Sign (high school only)

Tryout Policies:

  1. Attend all clinics.
  2. Candidates that make the squad will be required to follow all cheerleading rules and meet all financial deadlines.
  3. All permission slips must be signed and returned, or candidates cannot tryout.
  4. During tryouts, candidates are not permitted to wear any clothing that refers to cheerleading in any manner.  (white shirt, black shorts, white shoes, sport socks, and hair pulled up)
  5. Results will be posted on the gym door of the middle school on Friday, March 23rd.
  6. All candidates must leave school grounds after their tryout.
  7. Cheerleading candidates, friends, and family members must not call the school to protest tryout results.  The judge’s decisions are final.  Failure to comply may result in a candidate’s losing a spot on the team or the privilege of trying out the following year.
  8. All warm up jackets, warm up pants, and poms must be turned into the office by March 16th at 3:00 PM (high school only).

Click HERE for the paper copy of the letter and permission slip.