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Auditions are held during the league’s two day camp. This will include a “freestyle”
dance routine, learning a short choreographed routine and a personal interview.
Squads will be formed for each city from the camp. Please arrive on time and be
prepared to stay as long as needed. Detailed information will be handed out to you on
the first day of camp, but here is a brief overview:

Day One:

Candidates will have the opportunity to perform "freestyle" dance moves in groups for
the judging panel. At the end of the performances, the judges will complete the judging
sheets. This will be one part of your final score for the audition.

Day Two:

  • Learn a dance combination. (You will be expected to perform the dance
    combination many times throughout the rest of the audition process)

  • Candidates will perform the dance combination in groups.

  • Final judging will be held after all interviews have been completed. This score will
    be added to your freestyle score.  

  • Personal interviews will be held during the afternoon for Day Two.  

  • Squad members will be announced at the end of Day Two.

Personal Interview:

Panel interview with the judges. Candidates will participate in an interactive interview with
selected judges from the Judging Panel.

Audition Attire

You should wear:
  • 2-piece attire – Top: Dance/Athletic Bra Top  Bottom: Hot Pants/Short Shorts
(No tank tops or bike shorts)

  • Skin colored dance tights

  • Any type of dance shoes – jazz, ballet, character, split sole Dance Sneaker, etc.


What Do I Bring With Me:

  • Drivers license or passport for identification (Required)

  • Water bottle

  • Lunch and snacks

  • Personal items: make up, curling iron, extra dance attire, etc.


RULES & REGULATIONS

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school graduate or have a G.E.D.

  • Must live in (or relocate to) the area where the team is based and have reliable
    means of transportation.

  • Must be able to attend all rehearsals.

  • Must be at least 18 years old


General Rules:

  • Cheerleaders must arrive for home games 2 - 5 hours prior to tip-off.

  • Cheerleaders participate in home games, home playoffs, the Freewill Games, and
    other tournaments, as deemed by the league.

  • If selected, a contractual commitment of one (1) year is required. This commitment
    includes, but is not limited to: rehearsals, personal appearances, travel, fan mail,
    cheer & dance camps for children, performances, and media interviews.

  • Cheerleaders are required to attend all scheduled rehearsals.


Rehearsals:

  • There are 2-5 rehearsals per week before the season begins. You are expected
    to attend ALL rehearsals.

  • Once the season begins, there will be a set schedule of rehearsals

  • All rehearsals are scheduled in the evenings; extra weekend rehearsals
    scheduled by the coach are required

  • Any girl missing a rehearsal prior to a home game will not be allowed to perform at
    the home game.

  • Any girl missing two performances is subject to dismissal from the squad

  • CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT FEEL THEY CAN ATTEND ALL REHEARSALS
    SHOULD NOT CONTEMPLATE BEING AN ABI CHEERLEADER

  • Rehearsal dress code will be strictly enforced.

Other Standards:

  • Cheerleaders gaining weight to an extreme are warned, then put on non-
    performing status, and finally terminated from the squad

  • No smoking or drinking is allowed in uniform or during Cheerleader functions

  • For safety reasons, with the exception of small stud earrings and approved
    wedding rings, no jewelry is to be worn with the uniform.

  • No piece of the uniform or other team/league property may be worn at any time
    other than official team or league functions.

  • The set of rules which govern each lady's appearance, performance, and moral
    character is lengthy and explicit. No cheer squad member may, for example, date
    any of the players, coaches, or other employees of the ABI Team or League - this
    ensures a professional relationship while maintaining the supportive role that the
    squad fulfills. Each girl is individually counseled on personal grooming, makeup,
    physical fitness and interpersonal communications. Cheerleaders receive training
    in etiquette, communications skills, media relations and fan mail.
Camp Audition Process
For more information, please contact us:

Phone:  
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info@abibasket.com
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