To remain aligned with the recommended measures of the health and safety of our community, the 2020 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Tryouts will officially be going virtual! Though we wanted to meet you in person, we cannot wait to begin this virtual tryout journey with you. We ensure you will receive all of the information and tools necessary for a smooth process, but please review the below information carefully and monitor your email closely as this will be our primary way of communicating with you.
Round #2 of HTC Tryouts are now closed. Good luck to those who may be moving to the Finalists round!
The Virtual HTC Tryout Application will open Friday, May 15.
Please note: If you registered for Tryouts previously, you must complete this Application in addition to your initial registration.
Virtual HTC Tryout Application Closes
The Virtual HTC Tryout Application window will close Thursday, May 21 at 11:59 PM.
Round #1 Video Submissions Open
Eligible hopefuls who completed the Virtual HTC Tryout Application will receive an email link with choreography and instructions on how to submit material for Round #1 on Saturday, May 23 at 9:00 AM.
Round #1 Video Submissions Close
Round #1 video submissions due on Wednesday, May 27 by 11:59 PM.
Round #2 Video Submissions Open
Hopefuls who successfully submitted their Round #1 video submission will be notified via email if they are chosen to move on to Round #2. Advancing candidates will receive further choreography instructions.
Round #2 Video Submissions Close
Round #2 video submissions due.
Candidates will be notified via email if they are selected to be interviewed. Advancing candidates will receive instructions to schedule their interview time and format.
All finalists will be required to attend Finals in person in order to be eligible to be chosen as a 2020 Houston Texans Cheerleader. We will continue to monitor the current situation and will schedule Finals dates once it is safe to return. We will give finalists as much notice as possible.
Requirements to Tryout
Must be 18 years of age (no exceptions); there is no maximum age.
Must have a High School Diploma or a G.E.D. (or will have by June 2020).
Must be a full-time parent, full-time or part-time student, have a full-time or part-time job, or had at least a part-time job prior to the COVID-19 pandemic (March 2020).
No height or weight requirements, but you must be in good physical condition.
Rehearsals are 10.5 – 12 hours a week, typically Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM.
In season, the time commitment is around 20 hours a week including games and appearances.
Cheerleaders are required to make appearances at events and in the community throughout the year.
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