Join Us

Tryouts for the 2015-2016 are in the works! If you are a student who will be attending in the fall, check back with us soon. We will be holding official tryouts once classes begin in September 2015. If you are interested in joining us for NCA College Camp (July 26-28, Boston MA) please contact us!

No cheerleading experience is necessary. Please use the interest form below to contact the captains.

 

Eligibility

All Undergraduate and Graduate students enrolled at MIT are eligible to tryout.

Commitment

The MIT Cheer season runs from the end of August through April.

Attendance is mandatory at all weekly practices, most football and basketball games, and competition/performances in the Spring.

Weekly Practice Schedule (subject to change):
Mondays     7:30-9:30pm
Wednesdays    7-9:30pm
Thursdays* 7:30-9:30PM
Sundays      11am-1:30pm
*Thursdays will be an optional tumbling practice

Additional practices for camp, choreography, and competitions may be scheduled at the coaches’ discretion.

FAQ

Can I try out if I have never cheered before?

Yes! No prior cheer experience is necessary for tryouts. In fact, some of our best cheerleaders had never cheered before. We can teach you everything you’ll need to know.

How much does it cost?

Each member is required to purchase practice gear and cheer shoes. For new members, this cost will not exceed $200. We will review final costs at tryouts. Also, we support payment plans and fundraising for any members who are not able to pay for gear out of pocket.

What is the time commitment?

Three practices per week are mandatory. Attendance is also required at home football and basketball games. Academics is very important at MIT, and therefore participation is limited to an average of 9 hours per week, and occasionally there are bonding activities that all members are encouraged to attend to promote community and team morale.