Sunday, May 11, 2014

Weekly Newsletter: May 2014, Vol 2

Coming Up This Week  

Sunday, May 11th

Happy Mother's Day
to all Junior Lancer Cheer Moms - past, present and future!

"All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my Angel Mother." ~ Abraham Lincoln

Thursday, May 15th
  • Spring Team Tumbling, Session II, Class 3 of 5
    • Elementary - 6:15 - 7:30pm
      • Please arrive 15 minutes early to help set up the mats.
    • Middle School  - 7:15 - 8:45pm
      • Please arrive 15 minutes early to warm-up and stretch.
      • All athletes to help put the mats away.
  • 2014-15 Registration Fair - Make Up Date
    • If you were unable to attend our original Registration Fair on Thursday, May 8th, stop by Wisconsin Hills Middle School anytime between 6:30 - 8pm to meet our coaching staff and to discover all that our program offers to the youth of the Elmbrook School District.
    • Athletes will also be fitted for their new Lancer Cheerleading uniform (new design for 2014-15!)
    • For more information, please visit our Registration Page.

All Week - May 11th through May 19th

  • Order your camp tee and cheer bow online now through May 19th!  All interested cheerleaders can purchase our camp tee and cheer bow, even if you haven't sent in your registration  yet.
  • The online store will close on May 19th - we cannot accept any late orders whatsoever.
  • Moms are welcome to order this shirt for themselves as well!

2014-15 Season Information 

2014-15 Season Registration
  • Registration opens Thursday, May 8th and runs through June 15th.
  • Visit our Registration page for more details!
  • Receive a FREE hoodie ($40 value, new 2014-15 design) when you register by June 1st!

2014-15 Competitive Team Tryouts
  • Try-outs for incoming 6th grade and older athletes will be held the week of May 19th.  
  • We will host a 3 day tryout clinic on May 19th, May 20th and 21st from 6 - 8pm each night.  Interested athletes must attend at least one clinic, but attending all three clinics is highly encouraged.  You will learn a specific chant, cheer and dance to perform during try-outs, as well as receive instruction on motions, jumps and stunting.
  • There is no fee to try-out for a JLC competitive team.  Please be aware that all competitive team members are required to also be an active member of a spirit squad.
  • Tryouts will be held on May 22nd.   Tryouts are closed, and athletes will try out in small groups of 2 - 3.  Athletes will be permitted to select a friend to try-out with.
  • Results will be posted on the JLC website on Friday, May 23rd at 8pm.  Final scores are not shared, however judges comments are available upon request.

UCA Day Camp @ Badger High School
  • All 2014-15 registered cheerleaders 3rd grade and older are invited to attend a UCA Cheer Camp at Badger High School in Lake Geneva on Saturday, June 7th.  
  • Camp fees and transportation are FREE if you register by June 1st!
  • Cheerleaders will get a head start on their season and learn their football halftime cheer and dance at camp!  We hope you can make it!

Mandatory Competitive Team Stunt Camp - New Dates!
  • Tuesday, July 8th - Friday, July 11th from 1 - 4pm each day.
  • Mandatory for all 2014-15 competition team members to attend.
  • We will form carpools to share the rides each day.
  • More information will be shared at our parent information meeting on May 8th.

Confirmed Choreography Dates!
  • Tuesday, August 12th, Wednesday, August 13th & Thursday, August 14th!  
  • Mandatory for all 2014-15 competition team members to attend all choreography days in their entirety.  
  • Exact time and location are TBD.  More details will be shared as soon as they are confirmed.

Important Announcements 

Save the Date - Annual Team Bonding at Six Flags Great America!
  • Friday, June 27th
  • We will need drivers and chaperones (athletes 5th grade and younger will need a chaperone with them at all times at the park).
  • More details will be forthcoming in early June.

    Quote of the Week …

    "All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my Angel Mother." ~ Abraham Lincoln