Get The Look: Tryout Tips

It's that time of year to close the chapter on one season and start getting ready for tryouts! Anyone can walk onto the mat and throw the most elite skills, but wowing the judges with your game-day-ready appearance is key! 

1. Dress The Part!

Let's be honest, picking out what to wear is every girl's nightmare. Each team requests different outfits for its tryouts. If you are being asked to wear a plain T-shirt and shorts, be sure to tuck the tee in for a clean look and to watch the length of your shorts. Track shorts are an athletic option that fit nicer than Soffe shorts. 

2. Bobby Pins = Your New Best Friend

Leave the judges with a lasting impression of your performance! Make sure all of your hair is out of the way so that they can put your face to your name! Check out the awesome picture below to ensure that you are buying the right type of bobby pin for your hair!

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3. My Lipgloss Is Poppin'!

Wearing red lipstick may make you feel like you are going outside of your comfort zone, but it will give you the perfect pop! This is the shade that Kentucky Cheer recommends! 


4. The Perfect Eye Shadow Look

It's important to have a "wow" factor to your makeup but not to overwhelm the judges with too much of a smokey eye. Check out this video below for a full game-day eye look from makeup artist Jadie Ostlund!


5. Setting Spray

Because you want to look your best and keep the perfect look all day long, setting spray is an essential staple for your makeup routine! Urban Decay makes one of the best! Spray this on after you finish your makeup and you'll keep the perfect look through your entire day of tryouts! You can pick up a travel size at Ulta for only $10! 

Spirit Evolution's Unique Post-Practice Tradition

Spirit Evolution out of Eagle Pass, Texas strives to create a safe and positive space for their athletes to learn and grow.

Our Favorite Pictures From Southern Athletics!

Our trip to Southern Athletics in Pearl, Mississippi was one of a kind! From the moment we walked through their doors, the gym was overflowing with hard working kids, passionate coaches and a work ethic that never fades. We captured some incredible photos during our visit, so take a look!

Spirited Photos From Spirit Evolution

The teams from Spirit Evolution were sharp, clean and full of vibrant energy when the FloSquad came by for their Small Gym September visit. Spirit Evolution is located in Eagle Pass, Texas and they all set to take on their third season in style.

How Did You Celebrate #NASCDD?!

On Saturday, September 14th we got to celebrate one of our favorite days of the year, National All Star Cheer & Dance Day! This day gives cheerleaders and dancers around the country the opportunity to celebrate something we love.

National All Star Cheer & Dance Day Is September 14th!

It's time to celebrate all things all star, so mark your calendars for National All Star Cheer & Dance Day on September 14!  

Fun Photos From Quest Athletics!

We had a great time in Pine Bush, New York with D2 gym Quest Athletics! We were lucky enough to see every team practice and can't wait to see them take the mat this season.

Celebrating Lucky 13 With Grand Cheer All Stars

Shane Smith opened Grand Cheer All Stars 2007 in Katy, Texas with the help of his best friend Casey Lane. Smith and Lane were former athletes at Navarro college and wanted to create a safe family atmosphere and a space for athletes to be their authentic selves.

Building A Legacy "The Koach Way"

Koach Allstars started in 2013 with seven kids in a middle school cafeteria.

Meet The Teams Of Quest Athletics!

When it comes to the cheerleading community, we need D2 gyms! Quest Athletics from Pine Bush, New York is the perfect example of a D2 gym that not only represents their program positively on the mat, but off the mat as well.

Three Cheers For LA Cheerz!

Every All Star gym is started on a dream, faith, sacrifices and a solid team of parents, staff and athletes.