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Cheerleading

Teams
High School Blue Squad
This team will cheer football games, boys' basketball games, and compete in the "All Girl Varsity" Division. A standing backhandspring and round off backhandspring are required to tryout for this team. 8th graders may tryout for this team.  
High School White Squad
This team will cheer football games, girls' basketball games, and compete in the "Game Day" Division. There are no tumbling requirements or experience needed for this team. 7th and 8th graders may tryout for this team. 
Middle School Squad
This team will cheer 8th grade boys' football and 8th grade boys' basketball games. There are no tumbling requirements or experience needed for this team. 6th, 7th, and 8th graders may tryout for this team. 
 
All Girl Varsity vs. Game Day Division
All Girl Varsity
This team's performance will consist of a 2 minute 30 second pre-choreographed routine consisting of an opening stunt, standing tumbling, running tumbling, jumps, elite stunts, a 1-minute crowd-effective cheer, dance, and pyramid. 
Game Day
The Game Day championship showcases what traditional cheerleading is all about: leading the crowd! Teams will be evaluated on their ability to lead the crowd, proper game day skill incorporation/performance, motion/dance and overall routine. Each Game Day performance will consist of a 3 minute pre-choreographed band dance, situational sideline, time out cheer, and fight song.
 
Open Gyms
Open Gyms will be 6-8 PM on the following dates: 6/12, 6/14, 6/19, and 6/22. These will be held in the Alumni Gym. 
 
At open gyms, we will teach all of the tryout material (fight song, sidelines, tryout cheer, jumps, and tumbling). Open gyms will be "cheerleader-directed", and are highly recommended for tryouts. 
 
Tryouts
Tryouts will be held on Monday, July 16th in the Alumni Gym. Middle school tryouts will be 6-7 PM and high school tryouts will be 7-8 PM. Tryout material consists of the following: fight song, sideline cheer, tryout cheer, toe touch, front hurdler, pike jump, and 2 optional tumbling passes. 
 
Announcement of the teams will be posted on the LC Cheerleading Website after tryouts.
 
Team Meeting
We will have a team meeting on Tuesday, July 17th from 6-7 PM in the cafeteria. We will discuss team expectations, schedule, financials, and fundraising. All cheerleaders and at least one parent will be required to attend.
 
Summer Practices
Please see the attached list of dates for summer practice times. We will practice every day from 5-8 PM in the Alumni Gym. Practice will focus heavily on learning motions, sideline cheers, timeout cheers, and getting ready for the football season. These practices are mandatory. 
 
Skills Camp
Skills Camp will be August 9, 10, and 11 from 9:30-4:30 in the Alumni Gym. All 3 teams are required to attend. Lunch will be provided each day. 
 
Choreography Camp
Choreography Camp will be August 17th from 4-8 PM and August 18th from 9-3. Only the Blue and White Squads are required to attend. Lunch and dinner will be provided on August 18th. After choreography camp on the 18th, we will cheer our first football game at Madison Southern. 
 
Blue Squad Competitions
The blue squad will compete at UCA Regionals on November 10th in Lexington and KHSAA Regionals in Region 12 on November 17th. We may add in additional exhibitions in October.  If this team qualifies for UCA Nationals, they will compete February 8-10, 2019 in Orlando, FL.
 
White Squad Competitions
The white squad will compete at UCA Regionals on November 10th in Lexington and KHSAA State in Lexington on December 8th. We may add in additional exhibitions in October. If this team qualifies for UCA Nationals, they will compete February 8-10, 2019 in Orlando, FL.
 
Fall Practices
The high school teams will practice 3-4 days per week in the fall with 1 football game on Friday nights. We will cheer all home and away games. The football schedule is attached. 
 
The middle school team will practice 2 days per week in the fall with games during the week and weekends. The middle school team will cheer home games only. 
 
As always, please feel free to contact me with with any questions! 

 
Information for Cheerleading tryouts for 2018-2019
We will have our pre-season meeting this Saturday, April 21st from 10-11 AM in the Health Room at LCHS. We will be discussing details for the upcoming 2018-2019 season for both the middle school and high school programs. The middle school program is open to 6-8th graders and the high school program is open to 7th-12th graders. If you are interested in the LCHS Cheerleading program, please join us! Questions? Email Coach Kelsey Boudreaux at lcspirit@lexingtoncatholic.com

June
Open Gyms

July 16th
Tryouts
 
July 17th
Announcement of Team via LC Cheer Website

July Practices 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 5-8 PM

August 9, 10, 11
Skills Camp (mandatory)

August 17, 18
Choreography Camp (mandatory)
 
November 10
UCA Regional Competition in Lexington, KY (mandatory)

November 17
KHSAA Regional Competition in Lexington, KY (mandatory)

December 8
KHSAA State Competition in Lexington, KY (mandatory)

February 7-11 
UCA Nationals in Orlando, FL (mandatory)

*There will be additional competitions added into the schedule. 
*Note: Practices will be 4 days a week in the summer, and at least 3-4 days a week during the school year.
Coach Kelsey Boudreaux, lcspirit@LEXINGTONCATHOLIC.COM

Mission Statement:

The cheerleaders of Lexington Catholic High School, driven by faith and integrity, promote the mind, body, and spirit of the Lexington Catholic community, through upholding the pride, tradition, and morale of all those around us.

This team cheers for varsity football, varsity boys’ and varsity girls’ basketball games. Our season begins in May with tryouts and concludes in early to mid-March at the end of the basketball season.