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Lanphier High School

1300 North 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62702

Pom Pons Tryout

May 4, 2009

Pom Pons tryout information and forms

Poms tryouts are open to all Lanphier students as well as incoming freshman. Students wishing to be a member of the 2009-2010 Pom Pon team must attend all tryout clinics on Thursday, May 7 and Friday, May 8 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tryouts are on Saturday, May, 9 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the main gym. Tryout packets are due the first day (May 7) of clinics. If students have any questions please contact Kelly Newman at 217-725-0232.

The following information will be helpful as you prepare for Pom tryouts. We will be looking for:

  • Hard work and willingness to try
  • Spirit, energy, enthusiasm and crowd appeal!!!
  • Proper pom technique and sharp motions
  • Proper dance technique
  • Flexibility
  • Showmanship and professionalism
  • Toe touches
  • Splits (Right and Left)
  • Full turn (pirouette)
  • A positive attitude and spirit, which reflects upon the pride of Lanphier Poms