SMU POM SQUAD TRYOUTS 2020-2021
Tryouts for the 2020-2021 SMU Pom Squad will be held via video submissions. Please see below for guidance and requirements. We are actively seeking quality, dedicated and talented individuals to join our program.
Potential members of the SMU Pom Squad dance team will fulfill the role of ambassadors for the University, role models within the community and new talent to strengthen our squad.
Tryout ChoreographyAll tryout choreography can be found on our Facebook page at SMU Pom Squad. Please send an email to SMU Spirit Coordinator, Tiffany Fettinger, if you wish to have the video and music emailed to you directly.
Appearance / What to Wear:
Sports bra / half top, fitted bootie shorts and jazz shoes. We continue to promote a collegiate image. Wear make-up and style your hair appropriately. We encourage you to wear rhinestone stud earrings, but no other jewelry is permitted. Tattoos should be covered.
The following items are required to be sent in with your tryout video:
- Tryout Application - View/Download PDF
- Minor Application, if applicable - View/Download PDF
- Tryout Waiver - View/Download PDF
- Minor Waiver, if applicable - View/Download PDF
- $75 application fee - Check only made out to "SMU Spirit"
- A full body photo of yourself in half top and bootie shorts (will not be returned). Photo must be clear, well-lit and free of background distraction.
- Copy of your SMU Acceptance letter or print out of your class schedule for Fall 2020 if you are a current SMU student
- Copy of medical insurance card
- TWO (2) letters of recommendation (one MUST be from a dance team director or studio director and include their contact information)
- Committed to SMU
Mandatory Summer Practices and College Dance Camp:
If you are selected for the 2020-2021 squad please note the dates below.
- Summer practices - report back to SMU by July 20, 2020
- NDA College Camp hosted at SMU - July 24-26, 2020
All members will be required to receive and pass their physical by the SMU Training Room prior to participating in practices and camp. This date will be announced after tryouts and will take place before summer practice.
If selected for the 2020-2021 SMU Pom squad these practices and camp are mandatory unless prior written approval has been given by the Spirit Squad Coordinator.
For additional information about SMU Pom Squad, please contact Tiffany Fettinger at 214-768-1500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.