NOTICE- Updates from previous seasons:
Notable changes from prior years for Competition Squads:
- As SRYA cheer is growing, we cannot guarantee the structure will remain the same. We are trying to more align the cheerleaders with their age groups, etc. Please do not assume that you will stay with the same squad and coaches when age ranges vary between several years. Thank you for understanding.
- Competition cheer shoes are required for inside practices and competition (This will be the Chasse Flip; a separate white shoe will be required for footbal games). You must purchase on your own and have them for the first game. This is an additional cost outside of registration for shoes. Sideline cheer only is also welcome to purchase the Chasse Flip and wear them to games and practices but not required.
Chasse Flip IV is the name of the shoe. Please note that cheer shoes need to be ordered one size larger than a normal tennis shoe as they are cut small.
- We are looking at doing another "local" competition as well, as in possibly Ocean City, MD. We do not anticipate that any travel would be further in distance. Tentative competition dates: Cheer and Dance Extreme's Spirit of Fall, Baltimore, MD on 11/13/22 and the OC Christmas Open on 12/3/2022. As these dates are not guaranteed, this is what we are targeting.
Information for those new to cheer and all squads:
We will begin the first week of August for ALL cheerleaders. Details are TBD.
Emergency contact forms and waivers are required prior to practicing.
Clinics will be revamped from previous years. We are looking at hosting a camp on a Friday night or Saturday morning to learn motions, cheers, etc.
Squad Practices: Schedules to be determined, but usually twice a week at Edgewater Park. Once school starts, cheer practices are typically held in the school at Edgewater Elementary. However, this is not a guaranteed practice location until school begins and permits are received.