WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CHEER AT NEW MEXICO STATE?
NMSU Cheerleaders can receive a scholarship to cheer. We currently have 3 scholarships available:
- Scholarship 1: Tuition Scholarship (will require an application/essay after tryouts)
- Scholarship 2: Book Voucher (will require an application/essay after tryouts)
- Scholarship 3: Camp, Practice Gear, Shoes, Away Trips, (Adidas Bag, Warm Ups and Uniforms are free but will be returned at the end of the year.) This is an automatic scholarship that all members receive.
- Competition: NMSU Cheer is also a competitive team that competes at a collegiate national competition every year!
- College Games: Cheer at college games!
As an NMSU Cheerleader, you are one of the most recognized ambassadors of the university. You will make appearances at many different university and community events!
WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT THE NMSU CHEER TRYOUTS?
NMSU Cheer consists of a two day tryout:
- The first day will consist of a 1st cut, where participants will be required to demonstrate a minimum of a standing and round off back handspring. Then the participants will learn the tryout material which will consist of a cheer with standing tumbling, dance, running tumbling and stunting. Participants need to wear cheer shoes, cheer shorts, T shirt and or sports bra.
- The second day will be the actual tryout day. Female participants will need to wear cheer shoes, black sports bra and black shorts. Results will be posted no later than 1:00pm.