Missouri State University - West Plains

Team Tryout Requirements

Tryouts are based on a 100 point system. As mentioned on the tryout information page the breakdown is...

  • 15 Points Clinic Attendance
  • 15 Points Interview
  • 70 Points Skills

Required Skills

Women

CHEER

You must perform an original cheer at tryouts

CHANT

You must perform the chant taught to you during clinic

STUNTING

You must perform the required partner stunt #1, and one optional partner stunt during tryouts

TUMBLING

You must do one tumbling pass OR ONE ADDITIONAL JUMP

JUMPS

You must perform the required jump #1, and one optional jump during tryouts.

Men

CHANT

You must perform the chant taught to you during clinic with a megaphone

STUNTING

You must perform the required partner stunt #1, and one optional partner stunt during tryouts

TUMBLING

You must do one tumbling pass OR ONE ADDITIONAL JUMP

JUMPS

You must perform the required jump #1.


Stunts

One required one optional

REQUIRED STUNTS

Stunt #01 Toss Chair

OPTIONAL STUNTS (choose one)

Stunt #01 Toss Hands

Stunt #02 Walk in to Hands

Stunt #03 Toss to Hands Extension Cradle

Stunt #04 Toss to Hands Fulldown

Stunt #05 Liberty/Cradle

Stunt #06 Awesome (Cupie)/Cradle

Stunt #07 High Torch/Cradle

Stunt #08 Heel Stretch/Cradle

Stunt #09 Arabesque/Cradle

Stunt #10 Scorpion/To Lib/Cradle


Tumbling

Must do one Pass

Round-off

Cartwheel

Standing Back Handspring

Rd off back Handspring

Standing BHP series (2 or more)

Standing back tuck

Rd. off back tuck


Jumps

Must do one Required, One Optional

Required Jump

Jump #01 Toe Touch

Optional Jump (choose one)

Jump #01 Herkey

Jump #02 Side Hurdler

Jump #03 Hook

Jump #04 This will be flexible. Any jump you feel comfortable doing can be counted as your optional jump