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Welcome to our Tryouts page!

Tryout clinics will be on Monday, April  7, 2014, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 and (optional) Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 3:00 - 5:00pm. If you are new to the Flyerettes, then you must attend the tryout clinic on April 7th and April 8th. Tryouts will be held the week of Monday, April14 , 2014 - Thursday, April 17, 2014. Our skills tryout will be on Monday, April 14th from 3 - 4:30pm. By 7:00pm on Monday evening, we will post a list on this website of which girls we would like to invite back to tryout for our 2014 - 2015 team. We will post which team we would like you to tryout for. On Tuesday, April 15th and Wednesday, April 16th, you will learn the tryout routine from our Senior leaders. On Thursday, April 17th, we will have final auditions from 3:00 - 5:00pm. During final auditions, we ask several members from the dance and Lindbergh community to judge on our panel. Final auditions are closed to the public. We will post our 2014 - 2015 squads on this website by Friday, April 18th at 3:00pm.

We look forward to seeing you at our tryouts! Here is our 2014 Tryout Packet of Information

2014 - 2015  Varsity Flyerettes

Abby Mather
Alex Rogers
Ava Raymond
Claire Minton
Donna Merlo
Elise Krueger
Emma Rezabek
Esther Raymond
Grace Rezabek
Haley Tes
Hanna Barrett
Kaitlyn Crutchley
Kate Wynveen
Lauren Rozier
Libby Neels
Maddie Lake
Marissa Givens
Megan Guidorzi

2014 - 2015  Junior Varsity 

Allie Billen
Camille Gardner
Charlotte Fore
Emily Harrell
Erica Ried
Erin Hoyt
Kassidy Desnoyer
Lexi Herbig
Margaret Illig
Maria Wasenius
Melanie Gordon
Rachel Nieters
Rayel Anderson
Rhiannon Dixon
Selma Kuduzovic
Sommer Schaefer

Tryouts Information

Tryout Dates

Practice Clinics:

April 7th and 8th from 3:00-5:00

Attendance is mandatory to audition.

April 10th from 3:00 - 5:00 is optional

Skills Audition:

Monday, April 14th, 3:00-4:30

Second Round:

April 15 - 16, 3:00-4:30

Final Audition:

Thurday, April 17, 3:00-5:00

Tryout Location:

Multi-Purpose Room at Lindbergh High School. Enter through the commons.

Below is the packet for the 2014 tryouts. 


Or you can download it in the PDF Format

If you have any questions please contact Jessica Winkle at 



Please email Stephanie Hall, the Lindbergh High School nurse, if you are unsure whether or not you have a physical on file. Nurse Hall can be emailed at

Physicals dated after February 1, 2013 will be acceptable for tryouts. An updated physical taken after February 1, 2014 will be due August 1, 2014 if you make the team. 

Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Lindbergh Flyerettes!

During tryouts, judges look for athleticismdance technique, showmanship, and ability to memorize choreography. If you plan on trying out, please work on the following skills:

Junior Varsity  

  1. Flexibility         
  2. Double and triple pirouettes 
  3. Turns in second (4 rotations with a double pirouette) 
  4. 180 degree toe touch 
  5. Leg hold 
  6. Helicopter 
  7. Leaps (right, left, center) 
  8. Herky 
  9. Pom motions
  10. Kickline technique 
  11. Memorization of choreography 


  1. Right and left split (required)
  2. Triple and quad pirouettes
  3. Turns in second with added difficulty
  4. Hyperextended double and triple toe touch
  5. Fully extended leg hold with added difficulty
  6. Helicopter to right, left, and middle split
  7. Hyperextended right, left, and center leaps
  8. Around the world, pike to split, calypso, herky, firebird, and other 3 jump combinations
  9. Strength, power, and precision in pom motions
  10. Kick technique with jump split to the floor
  11. Right and left one-handed cartwheel
  12. Acrobatic skills (front walkovers, back walkovers, scorpions, etc.)* 

*Acrobatic skills are not required to be on the Varsity team and will have no impact on your tryout score. They are listed on the Varsity skills list so you are aware that they are acceptable to showcase during your tryout. During our competition season, dancers who made the Varsity team already possessing acrobatic skills may be highlighted during small sections of the routine(s). 

The above list is only a suggestive list. We do not evaluate all of the above skills at tryouts. We do expect to put many of the skills in to our competition routines. If you have any questions about the skills evaluated at tryouts please contact Jessica Winkle.

If you are currently a member of the Flyerettes we encourage you to work with your coaches individually throughout the year to continue improving on the above skills! If you would like to be a future member of the Flyerettes we encourage all of our members to attend dance studio classes to work on the above skills. 

Being a part of the team is an honor, but it is also a major commitment. Feel free to look over our rules and regulations and our team requirements before you try out. Our calendar is available at where you can get an idea of time commitment. We highly encourage all of our members to be in a technique dance class year round. While it is not required to make the junior varsity team, it is imparitve in order to develop the skills necessary to progress in the Flyerette program to the varsity level. All members are required to audition every year. 

***Each girl trying out for Varsity, and her parents, will be required to sign the Varsity Tryout Agreement. Hard copies will be given to the girls on Tuesday of tryouts and should be returned on Wednesday in order to continue to final audtions.  

Physicals & Permission Requirements

All participants must have a physical dated after FEBRUARY 1st, 2013 and a parent permission card on file in the Athletic Office.