• Below are the items and information you need for tryouts.

  • What do I need to do to tryout?

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    1)    You need to read the Kirkwood Dance Team Handbook and complete the Tryout Application Form found on the website.

    2)    You need to take your current physical (dated after February 1st 2018 or a new physical dated after February 1st 2019) to the Athletic Office to obtain a Spring 2019 Practice Card.  Practice cards will be available February 19th-25th. 

    3)    Turn in your Tryout Application and Practice Card to my mailbox in the Athletic Office by February 25th, 2019.

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  • What do we do each day of tryouts?

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    Monday- Learn the dance you will perform at the Dance Evaluation on Friday.

    Wednesday- Work with coaches on technique and practice dance for evaluation on Friday.  This will be run like and actual dance team practice.

    Friday- Complete the Dance Evaluation (see score sheets on website)

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  • What should I wear to tryouts?

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    Any solid colored shirt with leggings or shorts.  Please do not wear any dance studio or dance team logos or baggy pants.  Also, pull your hair off your face and secure it so it is not distracting to you or the judges.

     

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  • How do I find out if I made the JV or Varsity Dance Teams?

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    Results for the 2019-20 JV and Varsity Dance Teams will be posted on the KHS Athletics- Dance Team website (this site) at 11:00 am on Sunday, March 10th.

     

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  • When are summer camps and practices?

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    A tentative summer calendar is posted on the website.  (FYI- The calendar does not include an initial parent meeting, uniform sizing and ordering day(s), 2 days of working the concession stand for track, and officer meetings which usually all happen in April- May.)

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  • When do the dance teams practice during the school year?

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    Both JV and Varsity teams practice on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays 3:00-5:00 August-February. An occasional evening practice may occur around Turkey Day and competitions.

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  • When does the dance team perform?

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    Both JV and Varsity teams perform at halftime of football and basketball games, KHS and community special events, and may compete in competitions.

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  • Additional Questions?

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    Please call Katie Bekebrede 314-213-6100 ext. 1223

    katie.bekebrede@kirkwoodschools.org

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