Pistol Pete is the ambassador of New Mexico State University. New Mexico State currently has two Pistol Pete's due to the number of appearances this position requires. Pistol Pete makes appearances at all football, volleyball, soccer, men's and women's basketball games. He is also making numerous appearances at university and community events.
How do I tryout for Pistol Pete?
Pistol Pete tryouts will be during NMSU Cheerleading tryouts. You will be required to do a 2 minute skit that is both entertaining and crowd directed. It will be judged on entertainment, crowd appeal, originality, energy, enthusiasm and creativity.
What are the benefits of being Pistol Pete?
Pistol Pete receives a tuition scholarship. He also receives free practice gear, warm ups, shoes, bags and mascot costume.