Official Site of the Boston College Eagles
Cheer Tryout Information

Cheer will host a tryout session each spring and fall to assess the skills, abilities, and potential of interested and qualified candidates. Tryouts are intended to showcase a candidate's technical abilities, skills and showmanship, as well as determine the structure and needs of the team. A short interview with the candidate may be conducted at any time during the tryout.

2014 Spring Auditions
Cheer will be accepting tryout video submissions through June 1, 2014. Your video (or link to video) may be emailed to cheer@bc.edu or mailed to:

Boston College Cheerleading
Attention: Brad Truman
Conte Forum - Room 238
140 Commonwealth Ave
Chestnut Hill, Ma 02467

2014 Fall Auditions
Auditions will be held on-campus in September. Please check back for date/time.

Video Requirements: Click here to view a sample video

Clearly label your video with full name, address, home and cell phone numbers and current email address. (females must wear a sports bra and shorts/males tee shirt and shorts)

1. Short Introduction: State your name and brief description of your cheer experience. If none, explain why you want to be a Boston College cheerleader.
2. Cheer and Fight Song: Show your motion technique and crowd leading skills using a personal routine.
3. Tumbling: Standing:
Back handspring

  • Back Tuck
  • Toe Touch-Back handspring or Back Tuck
  • Multiple handsprings
  • Handspring to tuck
    Running tumbling:
    • Tumbling Pass, preferably two
    4. Jumps: Sequence of multiple jumps including toe touch and pike jumps
    5. Stunts:
    • Females:
    • Toss Stunt
    • Walk-Up Stunt
    • Heel Stretch-Full or Double Down
    • Arabesque 540 cradle
    • Transitional Stunt (2 or more stunt combo)
      *for all girl groups, ensure you are the only one wearing sports bra to demonstrate your stunt position clearly
    • Males:
    • Toss Stunt
    • Walk-Up Stunt
    • Elevated stunt (extension, lib, arabesque, stretch, cupie)
    • Transitional Stunt (2 or more stunt combo)

    6. Optional Skills -Highlight your strengths and showcase any skill that was not previously asked of you.

    You will be contacted by July 1st if you are selected to attend preseason. Preseason will begin on campus on August 23rd, 2014. Team standing will be announced at the conclusion of preseason. Those who are not selected to attend preseason are encouraged to tryout in-person in the fall.