2015 Cheerleader Auditions | Hamilton Tiger-Cats
2015 Cheerleader Auditions

Click here to download the registration form.

Benefits of being a Tiger-Cats Cheerleader

  • Dance for a professional sports team
  • Perform in front of tens of thousands of fans during nationally televised games
  • Be a Ticats ambassador in the community at a number of charitable and corporate events
  • Enjoy the brand-new facilities at Tim Hortons Field
  • Featured on the Ticats.ca Cheerleader page
  • Create lifelong friendships and memories

All women wishing to audition for the 2015 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cheerleading team must meet the following requirements:

  • You must have a dance, cheer and/or gymnastics background.
  • You must be 19 years of age by November 1, 2015.
  • You must be available for two rehearsals per week from April to December. Rehearsals will take place every Tuesday and Thursday nights. Time and location TBA.
  • You must be available for Cheer Camp Day on Sunday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • You must be available for all Hamilton Tiger-Cats home games at Tim Hortons Field during the 2015 season. Click here to view the 2015 schedule.
  • You must have graduated secondary school.
  • You must be physically fit and healthy.

Cheer Tryout Agenda
 - SundayMarch 21, 2015 
at 5 Star Fitness - 1215 Stone Church E., Hamilton, ON  (click for map).

12:30 p.m. - Registration

1 p.m. - Warm-up and introductions

1:30 p.m. - Choreography - you will be taught a short dance routine

2:30 p.m. - Auditions begin - in groups of 3 in front of judging panel in separate room 

4 p.m. - 1st cuts

 * interviews will be held on Wednesday, March 25 at the Ticats Head Office - sign-up sheet provided at the auditions.
** team will be announced at the second audition on Sunday, March 29

 What to Wear
All women auditioning for the 2015 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cheerleading Team should come dressed in proper attire:
  • All black dance wear - half top and leggings or shorts (no baggy tops or pants)
  • Dance or sports shoes
  • Camera ready hair and make-up (hair down)

What to Bring
Please bring the following items with you to the audition:

  • Photo identification
  • Current full-length photo of yourself (if you haven't submitted one with your registration form)
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Resume
  • $20 registration fee

What We Are Looking For
There are a number of qualities in a Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cheerleader that we will be looking for at the audition:

  • Fit, talented, enthusiastic women
  • Strong performer
  • Positive attitude
  • Dedication
  • Team player
  • Outgoing personality
  • Eagerness to work hard and have fun

How To Register

To register for the 2015 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cheerleader Auditions, please complete and attach the registration form below, along with a full-length photo of yourself, and send to
cheerauditions@ticats.ca by Friday, March 20 at 11:59 p.m. You will also need to bring $20 for the registration fee to the auditions. If you have any questions leading up to the auditions, feel free to e-mail head coach Lesley Stewart.

Click here to download the registration form.

To view the members of our 2014 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cheerleaders, click here.

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