For tryout information, please select a squad or Pistol Pete above.
As a Spirit Group member you have no financial obligations.
Being a part of the Spirit Group can give you the opportunity to travel all over the country and the world. There have been basketball and football games in Hawaii, snow skiing in Colorado, football games in Florida and even cruise to the Bahamas! There have also been trips created by and for the Spirit Group members to places like Las Vegas, Cancun, and to New Orleans for Mardi Gras!
||Uniforms, camp, camp clothes, footwear and ALL travel expenses are covered (including meal money)|
|Additionally there are many opportunities provided to help you raise funds for yourself such as judging tryouts, giving private lessons and selling our Spirit Group calendar.|
|Full access to a team doctor, trainer, and strength and conditioning coach. All spirit group members participate in a complete strength and conditioning program in Gallagher-Iba’s outstanding strength and conditioning facility.|
|You have wonderful travel opportunities!|
These obligations are strictly enforced by the Athletic Department representative who sponsors the Spirit Group. Cases may be regulated according to individual situations. Spirit Group members are seen as cheerleaders, dancers, entertainers, and most importantly, as Ambassadors for the university. Public relations is a common part of the Spirit Group's role at OSU.
||High School Seniors planning to attend OSU and present OSU Students may tryout for the Coed Varsity Cheer Squad and the Varsity Pom Squad.|
|Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (this is parallel with the Athletic department standard)|
|Must complete tryout application form (this is given out at the tryout clinic).|
|Must submit evidence of having been accepted to OSU or an up-to-date transcript of high school results showing admissibility.|
|Must verify Health Insurance on application.|
Part of being the best means effective sideline cheering and crowd leadership! Each squad member is required to attend all athletic events, understand the role of the Spirit Group at these events, and lead and entertain the crowd in order to support Oklahoma State as ambassadors! Performances and competition are only part of the commitment. Our priority is to support our athletic teams! OSU athletes have won 42 NCAA National Championships and with a winning tradition like this, cheering is fun, challenging and exciting! As a squad member you can count on several things:
||Coach to athlete relationship|
|Working with talented, self-motivated, goal oriented athletes|
|Guidance and support in achieving your academic goals|
|Training in an organized, established and fair program where there is a strong emphasis on striving for excellence in all areas|
|Hard work, friends, and success|