The regular season runs from September through March of each year. Practices are on Tuesday or Wednesday nights . Classes are split for ages 3-7 and ages 8-14.
All cheerleaders will learn the fundamentals of cheerleading such as:
· Importance of Stretching
· Cheer Poisitions/Techinques
· Basic Tumbling
· Voice enhancements
· The basic steps to building a pyramid
· Simple stunting
· Lightweight lifting
· Light aerobics
· Most importantly teamwork!!!!!
They will march in the Brockton Holiday Parade, perform at various nursing homes in the community. Celebrate with a Harvest festival in late October/early November at Skatetown, holiday celebrations in December and February along with various fundraisers and the season finale show which is held in March.
Cheerleaders ages 8-14, who believe they are ready to advanced are welcome to try out for the all-star team in April. Auditions will be announced. BYC strongly recommends that all 1st time cheerleaders participate and commit to at least one year of the regular season program.
FIVE STAR ATHLETICS - ALL STAR CHEERLEADING
Five Stars Atheltics is the all-star team for Brockton Youth Cheerleading It is a competitive team which travels to competitions in the local Massachusetts area. Tryouts to become a part of this team is usually offered in February. Audtions are done individually. The program is built around teamwork, performance, skill and level progressions.
Age Requirements: ages 8 and 14 (must be under 14 by March of the following year)
Level Requirements: Cartwheel and backwalkover, must know the basic cheer postions and jumps. Must have strong and clear vocals.
Physical Health Requirements: Must be in good health (physcial exam is required upon being on the team).
Cost Requirements: Tryout fee is $15. Anticipated cost varies and can cost between $900-$1200 for the season (9 months), which includes uniform and class fees. Detailed info is given upon being selected on the team.
STUNT AND TUMBLE
This is a 7-week course. Classes are held from APRIL THROUGHOUT MAY at the Baker School on Tuesdays.
REGISTRATION FEE: $120 (Stunt and Tumble Gear is included)
AGES: 5-8 (6:30PM-7:30PM) AND 9-15 (7:30PM-8:30PM)
This is a one time fee. These classes are designed to help strengthen and build the basic tumbling skills used in cheerleading such as: Forward Rolls, Bridges, Back walkovers, Cartwheels and Back handsprings. Very few cheering is done in these classes, but teamwork and fun activities are included.
Alot of the class is focused on technique and conditioning. Classes fill up very quickly.