You must receive an invitation/ bid to tryout or have been a member of the 2017-18 OSU Cheer Team to be eligible to tryout for the 2018-19 OSU Cheer Team.

To earn an invitation/ bid to tryouts, prospects can earn a bid from the head coach through a skills video and by personal invitation at one of our coed stunt and college prep clinics.

Videos are due by 4/2/18 - Final Bids will be sent out no later than 4/6/18

The following items should be showcased in your video:

Introduction (name, hometown, high school and/or all-star gym)

  • Why you would like to be on The Ohio State University Cheer Team?
  • Why you would be an ideal candidate for our team?
  • What is your best/ proudest athletic memory as a competitor?
  • What you hope to pursue academically in college?
  • Any other information you wish to share.

Best/most elite standing and running tumbling (non-spring floor preferred)

Best/most elite coed partner stunts (Females contact coach if no access to males)

  • Videos do not have to be produced in a professional manner
  • I prefer to receive videos via an "unlisted" link from YouTube sent to *Please contact the head coach with further questions

You must turn in the following items at the beginning of tryouts in order to participate:

You must send in the following items no later than April 20, 2018 in order to participate:

  • Signed and completed Tryout Questionnaire.
  • A 5x7 or larger head shot attached (not stapled)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to OSU Columbus Campus

2018-2019 Tryout Dates: May 3-4, 2018

For Tryout Schedule/Information/FAQ/Team Commitment, CLICK HERE.