Cheerleading tryout dates announced for the 2018 squad

Cheerleading tryout dates announced for the 2018 squad

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Charleston Southern cheerleading squad is hosting tryouts on two separate dates as the Buccaneers look to set the squad for the 2018 season. The Buccaneers will host the first tryout date on April 15th, while the second in-person tryout will be held on May 20th.

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Both in-person tryout dates will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Brewer Center on the campus of Charleston Southern University. The Bucs will also accept video tryouts from individuals who are out of state or those who cannot make in-person tryouts. The videos must be submitted prior to May 20th.

The CSU cheerleaders are a vital part of the athletic culture at Charleston Southern University. The cheerleaders attend all home football and basketball games, as well as attend key away games during the 2017 football season and both the men's and women's Big South Basketball Tournaments in March 2018.

The cheerleading team at Charleston Southern University is a fully functional team with elements including stunting, tumbling, jumps, band dances, and cheers. The team will also focus on leadership and service to the school and community and will participate in required service projects.

Important Tryout Information

What to Wear:

  • Gold, navy, or white shorts and shirt.
  • Bow (for girls).
  • Cheerleading shoes.
  • Do not wear current or past "CSU Cheerleading" gear.

*All will be scored on their collegiate appearance.

Must bring:

  • A signed assumption of risk form
  • New Student Medical Packet
  • Returning Student Medical Packet

*Incoming or transfer students will have to bring proof of acceptance to CSU.

All cheerleaders trying out must bring proof of insurance and the results of their most recent physical performed by their family physician.

For more information, view the tryout information packet or contact Richard German at or (843) 863-7534