UC San Diego Cheer Tryout Information


TRYOUT Details

WHO: Admitted and enrolled UC San Diego Students 
PRICE: $35 – Tryouts Only

Video auditions accepted until July 15th 




A link to tryout material will be emailed to candidates upon registration.



For more information on video tryouts, please visit our Video Submissions page                                                                                                       





We encourage all applicants to display an appropriate collegiate cheerleader image and show up to tryouts ‘performance ready’.
  • Black sports top (Female Candidates) 
  • Black T-Shirt (Male Candidates)
  • Black athletic shorts 
  • Athletic or cheer shoes
  • Hair pulled back out of face
  • Gameday Make-up (Female Candidates)
  • Jewelry off
  • Tattoos covered


  • Admitted to UC San Diego for Fall 2019 or enrolled full-time student at UC San Diego.
  • Enrolled UC San Diego students must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  • All candidates must register for tryouts and submit the required documentation.
  • For further information on team requirements please see our Program Expectations.


STUNTING: We would like to see both coed and all-girl style stunting. Tryouts will be an open workshop style where you find partners and work on your tryout stunt.

TUMBLING: Standing back handspring for all candidates is highly recommended, but not required. Please demonstrate any tumbling you have during tryouts.

JUMPS: We will ask to see your toe touch and one additional jump of your choice.

GAMEDAY: Female candidates will perform the (1) Triton Fight Song, (2) sideline chant, and (3) tryout dance. Material should be executed in a collegiate manner, with maximum effort, and suitable for college level and style. Excessive facials are not encouraged.

*Male candidates will perform the following skills: stunt, tumbling, and chant (motions optional). Jumps are optional.