Art. VIII Appearance

Cheer Squad Handbook: Art. VIII Uniforms & Appearance

Squad members

  • Personal effects items include:
    • Camp/Practice Uniforms
    • Cheer Shoes (practice)
    • Camp/Practice Uniforms
    • Cheer Shoes (practice)
    • Socks for practice and activities
    • Uniforms must be kept in good condition.
  • Uniforms and materials purchased by school must be returned within five (5) business days after dismissal from the squad.
  • At the end of the season, uniforms must be professionally cleaned and turned in.
  • Failure to maintain or return uniform may result in costs levied on squad member.

Mascot Requirements
Mascots are a symbol of school spirit, unity and pride.

Responsibilities include:

  • Attending all practices, games, pep rallies, etc.  
  • Practicing and developing routines for performance, assisting other members during building routines, painting signs, etc.    
  • Not interrupting practice, games and routines.
  • Knowing the sideline rules for the sport. 
  • Developing customs done at games with crowd, including jumps, tumbles, stunts and pyramids, 
  • Not distracting the crowd away from the cheer squad.
  • Never interfering with the referees or other game officials.  
  • Keeping mascot uniforms cleaned and refreshed regularly.     

Administrative Protocol

1.    Squad member
2.    Team captain
3.    Advisor
4.    Director of Student Activities & Leadership
5.    Vice President for Student and Enrolment Services
6.     President of the University.

Squad Manager

Managers should:    
•    Preferably have former cheer or doll experience.
•    Assist the captains with cheers, chants, tumbling, building, etc.
•    Travel with the squad and attend practices and events.
•    Report to the advisor.
•    Be dependable, hard working, punctual, honest, energetic and congenial.
•    Be selected by the advisor.  
•    Are responsible for attending to the mascots needs while performing.
•    Assist in taking care of the squads equipment, personal needs, etc. during performance.
•    Ensure that responsibilities are not neglected.

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