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2021 Pirates Virtual Auditions Are Now Open!

Has it been your dream to be a cheerleader/dancer for a professional sports team? Now is your chance! The Massachusetts Pirates are opening up VIRTUAL auditions for the 2021 Cheer Squad. To audition, please submit the quick application below, including your resume, headshot and 1-minute dance video. Your application may also be sent to contact@masspiratesfootball.com directly. We look forward to reviewing your auditions, good luck! 

Perks of the Job:

  • Paid Contract
  • Sponsorship Benefits
  • Television Exposure

DEADLINE: AUGUST 31ST, 2020

For more information, please click here.

This Dance Routine will Have You Feeling Yourself!

Editor’s note: Here’s a message and a nice little video from our friends over at Sideline Prep.


First, I hope you and your family are safe, healthy and happy 🙂

Second, we know that most in person dance studios and classes are still closed for the moment…

BUT, of course, we have your back! Here is an exhilarating routine from our Annual Pro Cheer Workshop we held in January! Former Richmond Roughriders Director, Kelly Allen, taught a APFL style dance that had everyone feeling themselves!

Take advantage of this routine! Here’s what the video includes:

  • Routine with music from the front
  • Routine with counts
  • Routine with music from the back

What better way to help you along your Pro Cheer journey than learning an actual PRO dance from the PRO’s themselves?!

We want to see you kill this routine!

Post this routine on Instagram to be featured on our IG stories! All you have to do is tag us @sidelineprep and add the hashtags #procheerprep #spprocheerworkshop #sidelineprep to your video!

To get more videos like this, join our Prep to Pro Cheer and Dance Facebook Group for weekly dance videos and LIVE virtual classes!

We wish you success in all that you do! And we are here to help you every step of the way to shine on the sidelines!!

Cheers & Love,

GeNienne

CEO & President, Sideline Prep

Sideline Prep: This Dance Routine is Going to Have You Begging for More!

We know that most in person dance studios and classes are still closed for the moment…

BUT, of course, Sideline Prep has your back! Here is an exhilarating routine from our Annual Pro Cheer Workshop we held in January! Washington Wizard Director, Derric Whitfield, taught a NBA style dance that had everyone begging for more!

Take advantage of this routine! Here’s what the video includes:

  • Routine with music from the front
  • Routine with counts
  • Routine with music from the back

What better way to help you along your Pro Cheer journey than learning an actual PRO dance from the PRO’s themselves?!

We want to see you kill this routine!

Post this routine on Instagram to be featured on our IG stories! All you have to do is tag us @sidelineprep and add the hashtags #procheerprep #spprocheerworkshop #sidelineprep to your video!

To get more videos like this, join our Prep to Pro Cheer and Dance Facebook Group for weekly dance videos and LIVE virtual classes!

https://bit.ly/PrepToProFBGroup

We wish you success in all that you do! And we are here to help you every step of the way to shine on the sidelines!!

2020 NFL Cheerleader Audition Dates

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It’s officially audition season and for those prospective NFL cheerleaders, it is time to start preparing and organizing for the upcoming auditions.  Check back here or click on the auditions link at the top of the page for an updated listing of NFL auditions.

UPDATE: With the current Corona virus situation, please contact the NFL teams directly to get the latest information on the status of auditions.
 

NFL Cheerleading Squads (2020)

Arizona Cardinals:  Postponed.  [Details]
Atlanta Falcons:  Postponed.   [Details]
Baltimore Ravens:  March 7.  [Details]
Carolina Panthers:  Postponed.  [Details]
Cincinnati Bengals:  may 8 – Virtual.  [Details]
Dallas Cowboys:   May 2 – Online.  [Details]
Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers:  [Details]
Denver Broncos:  April 8 – Virtual.  [Details]
Detroit Lions:  April 16 – Virtual.  [Details]
Houston Texans:  May 15 – Virtual.  [Details]
Indianapolis Colts:  April 17 – Virtual.  [Details]
Jacksonville Jaguars:  Canceled for 2020.  [Details]
Kansas City Chiefs:  April 30 – Virtual.  [Details]
Las Vegas Raiders:  April 30 – Virtual.   [Details]
Los Angeles Chargers:    [Details]
Los Angeles Rams:  June 13 – Virtual.   [Details]
Miami Dolphins:  May 2 – Virtual.  [Details]
Minnesota Vikings:  April 24 – Virtual.  [Details]
New England Patriots:  Feb. 29.  [Details]
New Orleans Saints:  April 17 – Virtual.  [Details]
New York Jets:  March 7.  [Details]
Philadelphia Eagles:  April 30 – Virtual.   [Details]
San Francisco 49ers:     [Details]
Seattle Seahawks:  Open Now – Virtual.  [Details]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers:   May 1 – Virtual.  [Details]
Tennessee Titans:  Postponed.  [Details]
Washington Redskins:   May 15 – Virtual.  [Details]

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Sideline Prep: Are You Pro Cheerleader Material?

Takes just 2 minutes to find out what you should do next to go pro!

CALLING ALL ASPIRING PROFESSIONAL CHEERLEADERS & DANCERS!!

Do you think you have what it take to be a Pro Cheerleader? But are tired of trying to figure it all out on your own?

TIRED of wondering if you have what it takes to be Pro Cheerleader?
TIRED of seeing other ladies live your dream on the sidelines of an NFL field or NBA court
TIRED of trying to figure out if you can be in their shoes?
TIRED of trying to figure out if you’re pro cheerleader material?

If so… we can eliminate this doubt and curiosity! Just take our “Are Your Pro Cheerleader Material” Quiz and find out the answer!

Plus… we’ll tell you what stage of the prep process you’re currently at AND what you should do NEXT to Go PRO!!!

Are you at the Trainee Stage, the Dreamer Stage or the Determined Dancer Stage?

Start by taking this quick quiz to see where you are on your pro cheer journey. We will then send you your personalized results and you will receive a video on how to FAST TRACK your way to the PROS!

What are you waiting for? We are so excited to start helping you! We are ready to see you on the sidelines!

Click the link below to get started and see if you are Pro Cheerleader Material!

https://zj167.isrefer.com/go/UltCheerProCheerQuiz/UltimateCheerleaders/

Sideline Prep: Join Our Signature Pro Cheer Playbook Program | Enrollment OPEN

Editor’s note: The 2020 audition season is here and Sideline Prep a longtime sponsor of this blog, has a program for aspiring professional cheerleaders and dancers.


WANT TO GO PRO? What are you waiting for? We are here to help!

Let us guide you with courage to take this chance! We will help you get the KNOWLEDGE, the STYLE and the GLAMOUR to go PRO!

This 4-month virtual program makes it convenient for ANYONE in the WORLD to join us! With hundreds of lovelies graduating this program and making pro teams, we want YOU to be next!

Here’s just a sneak peak of what the PCP has to offer:
– 70% Success Rate of our Lovelies making a Semi Pro or Pro Team
– Private FB Community
– 2 In-Person Workshops
– Daily Accountability
– One-on-one Coaching
– Makeover Session
– Weekly Trainings & Challenges
– LIFETIME ACCESS to all Trainings
– LIFETIME Support
– Discount on all other SP services for life

And that’s not even ALL of what you get!

You get access to our Pro Bonuses!

– UNLIMITED LIFETIME ACCESS to our Pro Cheer Dance Academy where you get TONS technique videos that will take you from beginner to intermediate to advanced!

– UNLIMITED LIFETIME ACCESS  to Jeanette’s Pro Fit Bootcamp where you get months worth of meal plans, HITT workouts and all things Nutrition and Fitness!

With over a 70% success rate of our lovelies completing the program and making a semi pro or pro team, we want YOU to be our next success story!

Enrollment is open for our Signature Pro Cheer Playbook Program until June 3rd! The program is set to kick off early June!

Ready to take that leap? Visit the link below and APPLY TODAY! Slots are filling up fast!

https://bit.ly/PCPApply

Are you finally ready to chase your dreams of becoming a pro cheerleader?

Check out where all of our Summer Pro Cheer Lovelies who have enrolled so far are located!

Cast Your Vote to Help Pick the 2020 Washington Redskins Cheerleaders

The Finalists have been named and you have a chance to help decide who makes the team.  Click here to cast your vote to pick the 2020 Washington Redskins Cheerleaders!

OPERATION Pro Cheer Challenge – Let’s GO PRO!

Editor’s note: The 2020 audition season is coming soon and with the advent of virtual auditions, it’s a new challenge.  Sideline Prep a longtime sponsor of this blog, has some more tips for aspiring professional cheerleaders and dancers.


Grab your 5 Day Game Plan to make it to the PROS!

Have you heard?! The countdown to OPERATION PRO CHEER CHALLENGE is on!
We kick off on Monday May 11th!!

Wondering if you should join us? Well… If you’re READY to…
• GO PRO
• Dance on the sidelines, the field or the court
• Sign autographs
• Be a role model and/or
• Travel around the world to perform for our military…

Then HECK YEAH… you should join us. We are here to help you with all of the above.
We have a FREE 5 day Operation Pro Cheer Challenge that’s going to help you get a game plan for your next audition in only 5 days! We want to help you become prepared, polished and confident for this upcoming audition season! And did we mention its FREE!

During Our “OPERATION Pro Cheer Challenge”, You’ll take micro commitments to…

– Improve Your CONFIDENCE, KNOWLEDGE, LOOK & DANCE ABILITY to set you up for SUCCESS at your next audition

GAIN CONNECTIONS to a COMMUNITY of women with the same goals, aspirations & desires as YOU! We’re in this TOGETHER!

CAPTURE A UNIQUE ADVANTAGE over your competition because you will know WHAT to do, HOW to do it, and HOW to do it the RIGHT WAY!

BECOME P-Cubed: Properly PREPARED, POLISHED & POSITIVE walk into auditions with CONFIDENCE!

VISIT IT THE LINK BELOW AND REGISTER FOR FREE! 

https://bit.ly/OperationProCheerChallengeSummer2020

How to Nail Your Pro Cheer Audition Video Submission Part lll – The “Pre-Work”

Editor’s note: The 2020 audition season is coming soon and with the advent of virtual auditions, it’s a new challenge.  Sideline Prep a longtime sponsor of this blog, has a few tips for aspiring professional cheerleaders and dancers.


What is the most commonly forgotten, yet one of the most important parts of the audition process?

You guessed it!

Your “Pre-Work”! Well, you probably said resume or cover letter or headshot, but those all fit under this category! HEHE!

This is your time to show off BEFORE even stepping foot into the audition room (or in the situation we are in now, before you submit your video!) This section of the audition needs to be polished and prepared for excellence, yet for some reason, people don’t take this part as seriously as it should be taken. So we want to help you out!

We are continuing our four part series “How to Nail Your Pro Cheer Audition Video Submission” with video #3 The “Pre-Work”!

In this video, I share 10 things you should do and know when preparing your Pre-Work. Everything from what your resume should include to how you can take the team’s mission statement and showcase how you are a great fit for their team. I go through what you should NOT include in your resume or cover letter and some things to watch out for.

If you want more information on how you can stand out in your pre-work, email us at info@sidelineprep.com to sign up for our Sideline Application training which is over an hour long and includes tons of resources you can use to turn in that eye popping resume!

But since we want to see all of you make your dream team, we want to give you not just 1 but 2 sample resumes AND 1 sample cover letter for FREE! You’re welcome! All you have to do is click the links below to get those resources!

GO HERE to download our two Sample Resumes and Bio: https://bit.ly/DownloadSampleResumes

GO HERE to download our Sample Cover Letter: https://bit.ly/DownloadSampleCoverLetter

If you haven’t checked out of first two parts to the four part series, be sure to check those out as well! Remember, this “virtual thing” is new to most of us, however, Sideline Prep has been coaching, supporting our training via a virtual platform for close to a DECADE! We’ve got your back!

We would love to help you in any way we can so…

If you need editing, we’ve got you.

If you want feedback on your audition video, look, attire, or anything else… we’re here to help.

If you need choreography, we can do that too!

All you have to do is click the link below and we will be right there to assist you with whatever you need!

GO HERE to get one-on-one video critique help or email us at info@sidelineprep.com: https://bit.ly/One-on-oneVideoCritique

GO HERE to download our Tips & Buyers Guide: https://bit.ly/AuditionVideoGuide

How to Nail Your Pro Cheer Audition Video Submission: https://bit.ly/HowtoNailYourProCheerAuditionVideoSubmission

How to Nail Your Pro Cheer Audition Video Submission – The Content: https://bit.ly/HowtoNailYourProCheerAuditionVideoSubmissionTheContent

We wish you success in all that you do! And we are here to help you every step of the way to shine on the sidelines!!

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Announce Online Auditions

MAY 2-15: Accepting Online Submissions for Virtual Preliminary Auditions

Application and Upload of:

  • Headshot
  • Full length photo
  • Brief Introduction
  • One minute dance performance

MAY 18: Notification to Candidates to the Second Round

  • Choreography sent out – dance and kickline

MAY 25: Deadline to Submit Dance and Kickline Performances

JUNE 1: Announcement of those Advancing to the Final Round

TBD: Candidates Report to Dallas to Begin Final Round

Finals merging with Training Camp period

Additional choreography will be sent in proportion to number of weeks start is delayed

Opportunities

  • Perform at AT&T Stadium
  • Travel to exotic locations on Annual Calendar Shoot
  • Entertain U.S. military troops throughout the world on USO Tours
  • Perform for National Television audiences
  • Lend time and talent at community service events
  • Share your knowledge and experience with kids at Camp DCC
  • Bring smiles to residents of nursing homes and hospitals
  • Perform at other professional sporting and corporate events
  • Receive extensive training in dance technique
  • MAKE LIFETIME FRIENDS!
  • BECOME ONE OF THE BEST!

Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of preliminary auditions
  • Must be a high school graduate (or graduating Spring 2020) or have a G.E.D.
  • You must be able to attend all rehearsals and other related activities
  • International Applicants: When applying for any type of visa, please keep in mind that the Dallas Cowboys do not “sponsor” international candidates. Please work through the US consulate/embassy in your home country to obtain the proper visa for audition travel, and be mindful of extended timeline should you be selected as a Dallas Cowboy’s Cheerleader
  • YOU SHOULD BE EXPECTED TO PROVIDE PROOF OF LAWFUL ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

Top Tips to Keep the Judges Watching Your Audition Video!

Editor’s note: The 2020 audition season is coming soon and with the advent of virtual auditions, it’s a new challenge.  Sideline Prep a longtime sponsor of this blog, has a few tips for aspiring professional cheerleaders and dancers.


Do you want our top tips to ensure the judges keep watching your audition videos?
Do you want your pro cheer video critiqued BEFORE you submit it?
Do you need a dance or freestyle choreographed?
If so, read on…

As you know, most NFL teams have now turned to virtual auditions. Now, this is not a time to freak out and drop out of auditions! This is the time to take ADVANTAGE of this amazing opportunity!

In this video, I’m going to share with you our Top 10 Tips to Nail your Pro Cheer Audition Video Submission! 

I discuss our top tips on everything from lighting and backdrops… to audio and framing… to how to record your video and what things can be fixed in post edit.  Basically, I share everything that goes into making an amazing video so you can make a great first impression!

Remember, this is new to most of us, however, Sideline Prep has been coaching, supporting our training via a virtual platform for close to a DECADE!  We’ve got your back!

We would love to help you in any way we can so…

  • If you need editing, we’ve got you.
  • If you want feedback on your audition video, we’re here to help.
  • If you need choreography, we can do that too!

All you have to do is click the link below and we will be right there to assist you with whatever you need!

GO HERE to get one-on-one video critique help or email us at info@sidelineprep.com:
https://bit.ly/One-on-oneVideoCritique

GO HERE to download our Tips & Buyers Guide:
https://bit.ly/AuditionVideoGuide

We hope you enjoyed this video, but more importantly, we hope you enjoy this process.  It’s different and of course we would rather be in the audition room showing up and showing out, but this is your time to shine and we know you will do just that!  We are here for you every step of the way!

We wish you success in all that you do!  And we are here to help you every step of the way to shine on the sidelines!!

Sideline Prep – Want to grab your free resources? Keep reading!

If you want more information on how you can stand out in your pre-work, email us at info@sidelineprep.com to sign up for our Sideline Application training which is over an hour long and includes tons of resources you can use to turn in that eye popping resume!

But since we want to see all of you make your dream team, we want to give you not just 1 but 2 sample resumes AND 1 sample cover letter for FREE! You’re welcome! All you have to do is click the links below to get those resources!

GO HERE to download our two Sample Resumes and Bio: https://bit.ly/DownloadSampleResumes

GO HERE to download our Sample Cover Letter: https://bit.ly/DownloadSampleCoverLetter

Miami Dolphins Announced Virtual Cheerleader Auditions

Virtual Auditions Guidelines

All dates and events are subject to change in the sole discretion of the Miami Dolphins.

Requirements

  • 18 years old by May 31, 2020
  • High school graduate by June 2020
  • Able to attend all cheerleader rehearsals for the entire season
  • If selected, must live in or relocate to South Florida and have means of transportation

Rehearsals are typically Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings with an occasional Saturday afternoon rehearsal.

General Information

  • Preliminary and semifinal auditions will now be virtual auditions. All candidates must fill out the online questionnaire found here as well as submit an online video and headshot to Cheerleaders@Dolphins.com
  • We ask that you submit the questionnaire, headshot and video on the same day
  • Deadline for submissions is May 2, 2020

Guidelines for Preliminary Auditions

Round 1

Must submit online audition questionnaire, headshot and audition video by May 2nd.

We ask that you submit all three pieces on the same day to eliminate any confusion.

Videos and headshots should be labeled with your last name, underscore, first name, underscore, and either video or headshot. Ex. Smith_Jane_video

Video can be the following: YouTube Link, Vimeo Link, or iPhone video

Video must include:

  • 30 second Introduction: Name, where you are from, why you are trying out
  • 45 second improv/freestyle to song of your choice
  • 2 eight counts of straight kicks to the front

Criteria:

  • Creativity in freestyle
  • Fitness
  • Stage presence
  • Performance quality

If you are ready to virtually audition, please click here for the questionnaire.

Round 2

Everyone that auditions will receive an email by May 6th on whether or not they have made it to the 2nd round.

If selected, candidates will have next audition steps in their email. They will be required to learn 8 eight counts of choreography in a fairly quick turnaround and resubmit their new video. Keep an eye on your email so you don’t miss these instructions!

Second round learned choreography video must be submitted by Saturday, May 9th at 5:00pm, EST.

Video must include:

  • 30 second Introduction: Name, where you are from, why you are trying out
  • audition choreography and music full out
  • 2 eight counts of straight kicks to the front

Video can be the following: YouTube Link, Vimeo Link, or iPhone video

Criteria:

  • Ability to learn choreography quickly
  • Kicks
  • Fitness
  • Stage presence
  • Performance quality

Upon submission, any videos, photos or other materials shall become the property of the Miami Dolphins.

ATTIRE GUIDELINES

We want you to feel the most relaxed and yourself. Feel free to wear a comfortable dance outfit with optional dance shoes. You may go barefoot if you would prefer, for your freestyle. We do prefer dance shoes or sneakers for the kickline portion.

FINAL AUDITIONS GENERAL INFORMATION

If you make it to Finals round, you will be contacted by MDC cheer staff.

Finals round is currently still being planned to be held in person, but will be reevaluated in the upcoming weeks.

FINAL AUDITIONS BOOT CAMP WEEK

  • In town interviews in person or video call interviews dates TBD
  • Out of town in person or video call interviews dates TBD
  • Boot Camp Week dates TBD
  • Finals auditions show dress rehearsal date TBD

FINAL AUDITIONS

  • Date: TBD 
  • Location: TBD

Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders Auditions Postponed!

Per the Los Angeles Rams:

Due to the evolving corona virus situation, the Los Angeles Rams Cheer Auditions and Workshops have been postponed until further notice.  We will provide an update once new dates and times are confirmed.  All workshop registration fees will be refunded by Friday, March 27th.  Thank you for your understanding.

Boston Cannons Dance Team Auditions Announced!

The Boston Cannons Dancers are a professional dance team that performs at all Boston Cannons Home Games throughout the regular season. The squad was founded in 2002, one year after the Boston Cannon’s inaugural season, making them the longest standing Major League Lacrosse dance team in history. 

Under the leadership of Director/Coach Ines Costa, the Dancers practice once a week on Monday nights for 3 hours. In addition to home games and practices, the Boston Cannons Dancers frequently appear in the community at various promotional opportunities and charity events.

Audition to become a dancer for Major League Lacrosse’s Boston Cannons!

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • high school graduate or GED
  • at least 18 years old at the time of audition
  • possess dance/cheer experience
  • be able to attend practice once a week from April-Aug 2020
  • be able to attend home games from June-Aug 2020 in Quincy, MA
  • if selected for the team, dancers must be able to attend a mandatory orientation that will take place at the Boston Cannons Main Office in Quincy on Wednesday April 15, 2020 from 6-8pm.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Check in from 12:30-1pm. The official audition process will begin promptly at 1pm and end no later than 5:30pm. Candidates will be judged on their technique, showmanship, enthusiasm, personality, personal appearance and fitness. The audition process will consist of four rounds; a short personal interview, an across-the-floor combination, a stylized jazz/pom/hip hop dance routine and an improvised solo. All music will be provided. Cuts will not be made the day of auditions. Current Dancers are expected to re-audition on a yearly basis. All dancers auditioning will be emailed regardless if they are selected for the team or not. Dancers are welcome to ask for feedback after the final team has been announced.

WHAT TO WEAR:

  • neat workout attire in the form of shorts and a sports bra
  • flesh-colored nylons or tights
  • sneakers or jazz shoes
  • makeup ‘game-day ready’ (think glam)
  • hair down and ‘game-day ready’ (no pony tails or buns).

WHAT TO BRING:

  • current 5×7 headshot (will not be returned)
  • professional resume
  • dance resume
  • pen & planner
  • warm up suit
  • plenty to drink
  • snacks and/or a lunch
  • $30 registration fee ($25 for reauditioning dancers)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For questions regarding the audition process, please contact Ines Costa, Boston Cannons Dancers Director & Coach, at danceteam@bostoncannons.com.