We want you! Now is your chance to cheer for the 100th Grey Cup Champions, Toronto Argonauts and be a part of the Canadian Football League’s most exciting and established cheerleading team. On the field, you will capture the attention of close to 30,000 Argos fans at Rogers Centre. This is your opportunity to represent your city, support meaningful charity events and act as a role model for many young girls.
DATE: Sunday March 24, 2013
TIME: Registration at 1:00 p.m.
Auditions commence at 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Canada’s National Ballet School
400 Jarvis St., Toronto, ON M4Y 2G6
DATE: Saturday, March 30, 2013
TIME: Registration at 12:00pm
Auditions commence at 1:00pm
LOCATION: Scarborough Town Centre
300 Borough Dr Scarborough, ON M1P 4P5
· Dance/workout wear - sports bra and shorts only (your midriff must be exposed, no baggy pants or leggings).
· Running shoes.
· Camera-ready hair and makeup (hair must be worn down).
Please submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday March 22, 2013. You can also fax your application to 416-341-2714.
WHAT WILL THE JUDGES LOOK FOR?
Appearance: Physical fitness, confidence, poise, a neat and polished presentation.
Dance Skills: Strong dancers and performers, crowd pleasing, style, technique.
Showmanship: Smile, eye contact.
Personality: Outgoing, enthusiastic, professional, ability to be a “team player”.
IS BEING AN ARGOS CHEERLEADER A FULL-TIME JOB?
No, most Cheerleaders hold part-time or full-time jobs and/or go to school.
DO ARGOS CHEERLEADERS RECEIVE COMPENSATION?
Cheerleaders receive a small honorarium for each home game but are not compensated for rehearsals. Opportunities for paid appearances are available throughout the season.
Cheerleaders may also be compensated with:
ARE THERE ANY HEIGHT & WEIGHT REQUIREMENTS?
We DO NOT have specific height and weight requirements; however, we are looking for athletic girls in good physical condition.
ARE THERE ANY AGE REQUIREMENTS?
You must be at least 19 years of age by June 1, 2013. Recent ages of cheerleaders have ranged from 19 to 32.
HOW WILL I KNOW IF MY APPLICATION WAS RECEIVED?
You will receive an email stating that your application was processed. Please wait until one week prior to auditions and, if you have not received this email, please contact us at email@example.com.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO PRELIMINARIES?
Please come with:
DO CURRENT SQUAD MEMBERS HAVE TO RE-AUDITION?
Yes. All members (excluding Captains) must go through the audition process each season and are not guaranteed a spot.
IF I DO NOT MAKE THE TEAM, WILL MY APPLICATION BE KEPT ON FILE?
No. You must re-apply each year with a new application, photo, and application processing fee.
IF I AM NOT SELECTED FOR THE TEAM, MAY I CALL/EMAIL THE TORONTO ARGONAUTS OFFICE TO RECEIVE MY JUDGES’ COMMENTS?
No. The judges’ sheets are not kept on file and comments about your audition are not made available.
CAN MY FAMILY/FRIENDS WATCH AUDITIONS?
No. Auditions are closed to the public.
WHAT IS CHEERLEADER BOOT CAMP?
It is designed to teach the 2013 Argos Cheerleaders about the history of the Toronto Argonauts Football Club, how the Argonauts function within each department and how their role as a Cheerleader will impact the Argonauts and the community. As well, we will go into detail about the Cheerleader Contract, be fitted for new uniforms and, most importantly, get to know your new team mates!