Parent Meeting 2015-16

Report
LHS CHEER
2015-16
INFORMATIONAL MEETING
MARCH 2, 2015
CLINIC AND TRYOUT DATES
Tryout Applications Due March 6 by 4:30 at the High School
LHS Cheer Tryout Clinic
March 9-12
4:30-6:30
WSMS students may ride the bus to LHS to attend the clinic
Attire: shorts, t-shirt, white shoes, hair up, no jewelry
LHS Cheer Tryouts
March 13
Freshman will start at 5:00
Attire: black shorts, white t-shirt, white shoes, hair up, no jewelry
LOVEJOY CHEER
• Representatives of Lovejoy High School
• Promote good sportsmanship, good citizenship, positive
school spirit
• Enthusiastically support all athletic teams through
advertisement, personal attitude, and attendance at events
chosen by the sponsor and approved by the principal.
• Support all groups at Lovejoy High School throughout the
2015-16 school year
CONSTITUTION
Page 3 Committee responsible for facilitating tryouts
Page 3 High School Cheerleader Tryouts – selection
UIL SPIRIT COMPETITION
CHAMPIONSHIP DATES
January 13-16, 2016
Skill Restrictions
•
No basket, sponge or elevator
tosses allowed
•
No inversions
•
No twisting dismounts from stunts
•
Single leg extended stunts are
limited to liberties and liberty
hitches
FIGHT SONG
•
No running tumbling
TIME OUT BAND DANCE
•
Standing tumbling is limited to
back handsprings and back tucks
Arlington, Texas
GAME DAY FORMAT
Each team will showcase its best sideline and
crowd-leading material in the following
categories:
TIME OUT CHEER
Emphasis on crowd involvement
The use of crowd-leading tools such as signs,
poms, flags and/or megaphones is encouraged
TRYOUT
SCORE BREAKDOWN
RESPONSIBILITIES
FOOTBALL
• Varsity cheerleaders cheer at all varsity football games
both at home and away. Junior Varsity and Freshman
Cheerleaders cheer at home games only. JV and
Freshman games are played on Thursday nights.
• Freshman and Junior Varsity Squads cheer at the Varsity
game on Leopard Friday and at the Pink Out game.
• Freshman and Junior Varsity Squads may be included in
playoff games if participation does not interfere with other
cheer responsibilities.
• In 2014-15 our Lovejoy Leopards played in one Playoff
game, in 2013-14 we played two playoff games.
RESPONSIBILITIES
VOLLEYBALL
• All squads cheer for home volleyball games. Most of
those games were played on Tuesday and Fridays.
• In the event a Varsity Football game is played
simultaneously with a Varsity Volleyball game, Varsity will
cheer football and Junior Varsity will cheer both the JV
volleyball game and the Varsity Volleyball game.
• In the event our Lovejoy Leopards make the Playoffs, all
squads may be invited to cheer if participation does not
interfere with other cheer responsibilities.
• In 2014-15 the Lovejoy Leopards were state champions!
We cheered at 6 playoff games including the State
Championship
RESPONSIBILITIES
BASKETBALL
• All squads cheer at girls and boys basketball games.
Games are played on Tuesday and Friday nights.
• The squads are divided so we can cheer for all the teams.
• In the event our Lovejoy Leopards make the Playoffs, all
squads may be invited to cheer if participation does not
interfere with other cheer responsibilities.
• In 2014-15 we cheered at 1 girls playoff game
RESPONSIBILITIES
SPRING SPORTS
• Lovejoy Cheer will support the LHS Baseball, Softball,
Soccer and La Crosse Teams by attending one game for
each sport.
• The LHS cheer coaches communicate with the coaches
and athletes to determine which games to attend.
OTHER
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ice Cream Socials at Elementary Schools
• Family Fun Nights at Elementary Schools
• Reading with the Leopards (Varsity)
• Founder’s Day Pep Rally (JV and Varsity)
• Lovejoy Country Run
• Mini Cheer Clinic
• Spirit Championship (Varsity)
FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Uniforms and Camp Wear
May Include but not limited to, uniforms, camp wear, poms,
jacket, shoes
Freshman/JV
$750-800
Varsity New
$1100-1200
Varsity Returning
$500-600
Estimates based on 2014-15 cost of uniform.
UCA Camp at the University of Texas
$550 Includes meals, transportation (One Charter Bus) and en
extra night before camp starts.
Cost estimates the extra day of lodging.
CAMP - UCA
Where: University of Texas
When: June 26-30
The Varsity, Junior Varsity, and
Freshman squads will travel to the
University of Texas in Austin to
participate in a UCA Cheer Camp.
CALENDAR
March 9-12 (4:30-6:30)
LHS Tryout Clinic
March 13
LHS Cheer Tryouts
March 26-April 6
Fundraiser
March 26
Uniform Fittings (Sign up Genius)
March 26-April 27
Uniform Payments – Rev Track
March 26-May29
Camp Payments – Rev Track
May TBD
Paperwork deadline for camp
June 26-30
Camp @ University of Texas
August (9:00-3:00)
Summer Practice @SCMS
August 13
Media Day
August TBD
Founder’s Day Pep Rally (JV and Varsity)

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