2024-2025 FRDT TRYOUTS:  

 APRIL 17th - 20th!

WHAT DO I NEED FOR TRYOUTS?  


1. Click this link to fill out the registration form from Poudre School District: (will update when it's ready)

2. Orange Card

3. Fill out this registration form for the Dance Team: (will update when it's ready)

4. $10 Tryout Fee - bring cash or check with you on the first day of tryouts. This covers payment and dinner for our judges.  



WHAT DO I WEAR/BRING TO CLINICS &TRYOUTS:

-Wear any comfortable, fitted, athletic clothing for the clinics on Wednesday and Thursday.

-Bring tennis shoes AND jazz shoes or turners.  

-Hair needs to be secured out of your face for all clinics and tryouts. 

-You should be "gameday ready" - meaning your hair and make up is done nicely, similar to stage make up. 

-Please wear any solid colors for the tryout!  Spandex or leggings and a shirt or tank top.  NO BRA TOPS - your midrifts must be covered please.  Shoes can be any color - don't have to be black.

-Please bring $10 cash for the tryout fee.  This pays for our judges time and dinner - thank you!

REQUIRED SKILLS FOR OUR TEAMS: We anticipate tryouts to be very competitive this year, so the list of technique and skills is imparative!  Please email if you have questions on specific skills, or send us videos and we can help prior to tryouts!

Required Skills for SIDELINE TEAM


*Dancer must demonstrate solid completion of the following:


Pom & Jazz:

Double Pirouette

Double Coupe Turn

Strong Arm Motions (Pom)

Kicks (Both sides, above  90 degrees)



*Dancer needs to be able to demonstrate that they have a solid understanding and base of the following technique/tricks:


Pom & Jazz:

Tours

Toe Touch

Calypso

Firebird

Turning Disc

Right & Left Leaps

Right, Left & Center Splits

Leg Hold (either side)



*Coaches have no expectations of hip-hop technique, just know the terminology and what each trick is:


Hip-Hop

Isolations

Kip Up

Headspring




Required Skills for COMPETITION TEAM 


Pom & Jazz:  

Triple Pirouette 

4 tours, double out (minimum)

Double Coupe Turn

Toe Touch

Firebird

Turning C-Jump 

Calypso 

Turning Disc

Right & Left Leap

Kicks (Both sides, above  90 degrees)

Right, Left & Center Splits 

Leg Hold (either side, at least 4 counts)

 

Hip-Hop:  

Kip-up

Stall

Headspring

Strong hip-hop motions 



Extra Skills for COMPETITION TEAM 



Pom & Jazz:

Extra Tour Combinations 

Tour Variations (changing spots, floats, etc)

Quad or Quint Pirouettes  

Leg Hold Turn (either side) 

Double Toe Touch 

Aerial (either side) 

Center Leap

 

Hip-Hop: 

Rubberband

Stall Variations

Back Handspring 

Headspring Variations

Extra Hip-Hop tricks  

Front Walkover or Handspring

Front/Back Walkover