The Baylor competitive cheerleading squad is returning to the National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) for the third consecutive year.
At Baylor, varsity cheerleaders are boys and girls in the Upper School (grades 9-12).
A student can try out for the squad at the end of their eighth grade year.
BAYLOR'S 2017-18 CHEER SQUAD (ABOVE) WAS RUNNER-UP AT THE TENNESSEE EXTREME REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AND RUNNER-UP AT THE TSSAA CHEERLEADING COMPETITION, EARNING A BID TO THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONSHIP AT THE ESPN SPORTS CENTER, WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT.
Cheerleading is fun, but it also requires a lot of hard work and dedication. Baylor cheerleaders attend camps each summer along with hours of practice before and during each season. Here is a list of skills that cheerleaders are asked to work on:
Cheer (Motions, sharpness)
Dance – Girls only (Rhythm, technique)
Jumps (Toe Touch/ Jump of Choice – Height, form)
Tumbling (Skills, timing, technique)
Voice Projection (Loud, clear, natural)
Facial Expressions/ Smile/ Enthusiasm
Overall Appearance (Spirit, Ability)
Stunting (Lifts, Pyramids, Formations)
Baylor has squads for varsity football in the fall and varsity basketball in the winter.
There is no cheerleading in the spring term.
As cheerleaders, we are SPIRIT leaders in the school and we believe each team member makes a difference!
Be proud to support Baylor each day of the year!
The Baylor cheerleading team has earned a third bid to attend the Universal Cheerleading Association National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando next February.
Clinic and tryouts for the 2019-20 Baylor basketball cheer squad will be coming up Sept. 23-24.
The 2020-21 Baylor cheerleading squad received three first place awards at Universal Cheerleaders camp in Gulf Shores, Ala. in June.
Here is important information for rising sixth through eighth grade students interested in trying out for the Middle School Football Cheer squad for the 2019-2020 school year.
Cheerleader Tryouts will be conducted April 3-6.
Clinic and tryouts for the 2018-19 Baylor basketball cheer squad will be coming up Sept. 17-19 for current 9th-12th grade students.
The Baylor Football Competition Cheerleading squad brought home top honors from UCA Camp at Georgia Tech University, held June 21-23.
Tryouts for Baylor 2018-19 Varsity Cheer Teams, football competition cheer and basketball cheer, will be held on April 5, 2018. Rising 9th -12th graders are eligible
The Baylor varsity cheerleading squad was first runner-up at the National High School Cheerleading Championship, competed Feb. 10 and 11 at the Walt Disney Resort and ESPN Sports Center.