CHEER team announces tryout information
Tryouts for the 2016-17 season will be held on May 1, 2016 at Cheer Sport Sharks in Cambridge

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - Posted by Jamie Howieson

WATERLOO, Ont. (April 5, 2016) - Cheerleading head coach Jennifer Louth announced today the tryout information for the upcoming 206-17 season.

Tryouts will be held on Sunday, May 1 from 7-9 p.m. at Cheer Sport Sharks located at 600 Boxwood Drive in Cambridge, Ont.

Those who are trying out are asked to wear a t-shirt and shorts, as well as cheerleading or athletic running shoes with white ankle socks.

Other items to note:

- there is a $10 tryout fee
- athletes wishing to participate must have ACCEPTED an offer of admissions or be currently enrolled at Laurier in order to be eligible for tryouts
- a Cheer Sport Sharks waiver must be completed at or prior to tryouts to be eligible for participation. Note a parent/guardian signature is required for athletes under 18 years of age as of the tryout date

For any other questions, please e-mail


- Incoming first year student athletes (including freshmen, transfer students, and Laurier students not in first year who have not participated in an interuniversity sport) are required to have completed by a physician, the Initial Health Assessment Form before he participates in an interuniversity sport, which includes the first try-out.

- Returning student athletes are required to complete the Veteran Athlete Health Assessment Form before he participates in an interuniversity sport, which includes the first try-out. This form updates the student athlete’s medical history over the past 12 months.

- Any athlete who has been prescribed with an asthma medication must have the prescribing physician compete theCCES - Abbreviated TUE Form (Therapeutic Use Exemption)  

No athlete will be allowed to participate in the workouts until these forms are completed and submitted to the coaching staff.  Please have them completed prior to arrival on September 13th to help ensure the sign-in process goes smoothly to allow for practice to begin promptly. 

For first year student athletes, in the event that a medical cannot be arranged with your family doctor, please contact Jennifer Louth and there will be arrangements made to have a doctor at Wilfrid Laurier conduct the physical assessment. Please be aware that there is a charge for completing this process.

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