Do any of you know if the cheerleaders are able to go home during breaks (Fall, Thanksgiving, Christmas?)
They probably can go home, but have to be back for any games (Iron Bowl, other bowl games.).
This year, Fall Break is a bye week. Don't know if that was co-ordinated or not.
I don't know what scholarships are available. You'd probably have to contact the person who is charge of that area. http://www.rolltide.com/sports/c-che...r-body.html#00
CHEERLEADING/BIG AL INFORMATION
Our cheerleading program consists of two squads with a minimum of: White Squad ( 7 females and 7 males ) and Crimson Squad ( 7 females and 9 males ). We also have 3 mascots ( Big AL ) . The White Squad cheers for women’s basketball, gymnastics, volleyball, as well as, all home football games. The Crimson Squad cheers for all home and away football games and men’s basketball. Members of both squads are eligible for spots on our Nationals competitive squad.
Cheerleaders are expected to schedule their classes around the practice times determined by the coach. In addition to practice time, the cheerleaders are required to attend weight-lifting and aerobics sessions.
The try-outs for both squads are held in April each year. On the first day of clinic all candidates will be evaluated. The Cheerleader Coach will approve which squad each candidate may audition for after demonstration of skills. Candidates are evaluated at each clinic session thereafter, and those candidates remaining on the tryout roster until the final clinic will advance to the official and final tryout.
A complete application, which is located on our web site, along with an official letter of acceptance from the Admissions office and a copy of a physician’s physical examination release dated within the past 12 months must be received by the Cheerleader Coach one week prior to the first clinic.
Squad members are awarded scholarship money towards their University tuition.
FORMS & MORE INFORMATION
2011-2012 Cheer Tryout Information
2011-2012 Cheer Tryout Information Letter
2011 Cheer Tryout Co-Ed Requirements
2011 Women Only Cheer Tryout Requirements
2011-12 Big-Al Tryout Info
Tryout Requirements Score Sheet
I did find an old letter and it looks like scholarship amounts are determined each year... Scholarship Information
Scholarship amounts for the 2011- 2012 season have not yet been determined.
Since this was from an old letter, certainly the amounts for the current year's squad has been determined, but I don't know how much it was for.
This looks like the contact person....
University of Alabama Coordinator Cheer Squads
Director of Mascots
Mail all forms to:
David McDowell/MaryJo Grant
University of Alabama
1201 Coliseum Dr. Room 163
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487