The 2010 cheer tryouts are officially underway. Cheerleader services manager Alto Gary and her choreography instructors just finished up with introductions to a group of several hundred tryout hopefuls. The first round is about to begin.
The energy in the Methodist Training Center is palpable. See for yourself in this video, in which Gary, who has managed the Texans Cheerleaders since 2002, gets the girls fired up just before the start of Round 1.
Here's a shot of some of the contestants, among them plenty of former Texans Cheerleaders: