Emeralds Dance Team Try-outs/Cheerleading Try-outs



The Emeralds try-out meeting will be held March 7th in the LSW auditorium from 6:00pm-7:00pmAll dancers interested in trying out are required to attend this meeting with a parent or guardian present.  Emerald tryout forms and teacher recommendations will be due on Friday, March 22nd. You can take or mail these to the LSW office with attention to Chelsea Seiboldt.  Tryouts will be held March 28th and 29th at 5pm in the LSW main gym.


Thursday, March 28th: Learn try out routine

Friday, March 29th: Official try out

The 2018-2019 Emeralds Dance Team will be posted on the Emeralds social media the night of March 29th. 
Chelsea Seiboldt
Sheridan Elementary School
Resource teacher



I                                                   Important Dates

               February 25, 2019: Tryout Packets will be available on
               March 8, 2019: Applications are due. Points will be deducted for any
               late forms.
               March 19, 2019: 6:30am – 7:30am Learn the Dance. Take the Sports Quiz.
               March 20, 2019: 6:30am – 7:30am Review the Dance and learn 2 chants.
               Fight Song Words Evaluation.
               March 21, 2019: 6:30am –7:30am Review and learn cheer.
               March 22, 2019: Tryouts will begin at 3:30pm.
               March 25, 2019: Teams will be posted after school. Team Meet and Greet
               plus Parent Meeting will be at 5:30pm at LSW.
 March 28, 2019: Uniform Fittings TBD

 March 19-21, 2019: Participants need to wear athletic clothing. T-shirts, Tank tops, athletic shorts/crops/pants, cheer shoes/running shoes, etc.
March 22, 2019: Participants need to wear solid black shorts and a solid white shirt. Tennis shoes or cheer shoes need to be worn with no show socks. Hair needs to be in a mid/low ponytail with a bow and make up done. NO FLY AWAYS. The overall appearance needs to be GAME DAY ready.

A sports quiz will be given on the first day of tryouts. It is important that cheerleaders are knowledgeable about the basics of the sports that we cheer for. All participants will be writing out the words to the school fight song on day 2.

In order to tryout for the Competition team, the minimum requirement is a standing back handspring AND a round off back handspring. The coach will need to be notified by the 21st if interested. All grade levels may tryout for this and a maximum of 20 girls will be put on this team.

If you have any questions leading up to tryouts, please email Coach Becky at bspataro@lps.org.

Becky Spataro
Lincoln Southwest Head Cheer Coach
Website:  www.lswcheer.weebly.com
Follow Us on Instagram:  @lswcheer