Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Audition Photos

The Arizona Cardinals held their preliminary auditions for their 2018-2019 cheerleading squad this past weekend and they have posted a couple of galleries from the festivities. Click here and here to view the galleries.

Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Photos from Week 13

The Arizona Cardinals have posted a couple of galleries of cheerleader images from Week 13.  Click here and here to view the galleries.

Road Trip: The 2017 Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders

Its not often that I get out and go on road trips to visit football teams and their cheerleading squads, but when the opportunity to presents itself…I’m all in.  And this past weekend, I was able hit the road to check out the 2017 Arizona Cardinals…or more properly, the 2017 Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders.

I rolled into Phoenix for a quick trip and I met my buddy Max and his friend Carlos at my hotel three hours before kick off.  Max had pulled an all-niter photographing the Big 10 Championship game in Indianapolis, then caught an early morning flight from Chicago to Phoenix to catch this game.

I looked forward to this road trip because it was a chance to reconnect with friends and it was my first chance to see the 2017 Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders on game day.  A few months prior, I had covered their auditions and I was looking forward to seeing the squad in action.  I knew that the Arizona Cardinals had a great squad because they attracted some very beautiful and talented dancers at their auditions and I really looked forward to photographing them on the sidelines.

Let’s take a look at what I got.

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Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Photos from Week 12

The Arizona Cardinals have posted a gallery of cheerleader images from Week 12.  Click here to view the gallery.

Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Photos from Week 10

The Arizona Cardinals have posted a gallery of cheerleader images from Week 10.  Click here to view the gallery.

 

Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Photos from Week 6

The Arizona Cardinals posted a gallery of cheerleader images from Week 6.   Click here to view the gallery.

Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Photos from Week 4

The Arizona Cardinals have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from week 4. Click here to view the gallery.

Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Photos from Week 3

The Arizona Cardinals have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from week 3.  Click here to view the gallery.

Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Photos from Preseason Week 2

The Arizona Cardinals have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from preseason week 2.  Click here to view the gallery.

Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Photos from Preseason Week 1

The Arizona Cardinals have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from preseason week 1.  Click here to view the gallery.

 

Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Photos From Preseason

The Arizona Cardinals have posted a couple of galleries of cheerleader photos from preseason.  Click on the image below to view the gallery from week 1 of preseason.

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To view the gallery from week 4 of preseason, click on the image below.

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A Time To Shine: The 2016 Arizona Cardinals Cheerleader Auditions

Over the years, one of my favorite events to cover has been the Arizona Cardinals Cheerleader auditions. It’s not because I get to photograph some of professional sports most beautiful cheerleaders. It’s not because I am able to shoot in one of the most amazing locations to hold auditions…University of Phoenix Stadium. It’s because of the people I meet here, from the Cardinals staff to the cheerleaders to the other photographers covering the event. They are very nice and so welcoming to me, that I thoroughly enjoy my time here.

Okay, maybe the beautiful girls have a small part in my fondness for this event. Long hours, slaving behind the camera…shooting an endless line of beautiful and talent young women…a lot of hard work and passion goes into covering this event. And like the girls trying out for the squad, for me it is also a time to shine.

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I have been covering this event since 2009 and every year, it gets better and better. Better in terms of the sheer number of gorgeous girls that try out. And better in terms of the dance talent that the Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders attract. This year, I noticed a number of Phoenix Suns Dancers trying out to make this squad. This was in addition to two girls who came from Japan and a couple of NFL cheerleaders from other teams who tried out their luck.

Over 170 girls registered for this year’s auditions. This included 18 returning veterans who were trying to secure their spot on the 2016 squad. Preliminary auditions would span over two days and include three rounds of dance in front of a judging panel. At the end of the first day, 170 candidates would be whittled down to 57 semi finalists…and that’s when the real competition began.

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Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders Auditions This Saturday

The Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders are looking for a few good women to be a part of their 2016 squad.  If you are interested in trying out, click on the image below for more information.

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Road Trip 2015 – The Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders

This past weekend, I made a road trip to visit the Phoenix area and to see the 2015 Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders in person. I have covered their auditions over the past several years, but this year I was not able to attend and I was very interested in seeing the new squad in person. They have a new director, Kristina Ferdig who was a Minnesota Vikings Cheerleader and I was looking forward to seeing the changes she brought to the sidelines being that it has been a couple of years since I last attended a game here.

And I was very pleasantly surprised. The girls are gorgeous and there are more opportunities to photograph the girls interacting with the crowd, which for me was the reason why I came to Phoenix.

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2009 Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders

Bios and uniform shots are now online for the 2009-10 Cardinals Cheerleaders. Click here to learn about this year’s squad!

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