Frequently Asked questions
I am an incoming freshman. Can I attend Blue Squad Tryouts before I come to Tulane?
Absolutely! We highly encourage all interested incoming freshmen to try out in the Spring.
What do I need to bring to tryouts? Is there a fee?
Be sure to wear clothes that are you can stunt in, as well as cheer shoes or tennis shoes. You do not need to prepare any material. There is a $10 tryout fee payable by cash or check to Tulane Cheerleading.
Do members of Tulane Cheerleading receive scholarships or a stipend?
At this time, there are no university scholarships or stipends for Tulane Cheerleading members.
How often does Tulane Cheerleading practice?
Tulane Cheerleading practices two times a week for three-hour sessions. Practices are held in Fogelman Arena.
Do Tulane Cheerleading members pay dues?
New members will purchase their own warmups, bags, bodyliners, bloomers, t-shirts, and earrings. The exact amount will be announced at tryouts, but is often around $200. Returning members purchase any replacement items.
Who creates the material?
Most of our material is created by the members of Tulane Cheerleading. This is supplemented by material learned at private UCA camp in the Fall.
How do the Tulane Cheerleaders stay in shape?
Tulane Cheerleading encourages healthy eating and a positive body image. In order to maintain this, each member is required to attend a free workout class at Tulane's Reily Center each week. Members also do conditioning during practice. Additionally, members are offered the free services of the on-campus nutritionist and the Student Health Center.