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20-21 Rockdale County High School

Football & Basketball Cheerleading Tryouts

Cheerleading Tryouts Date Changes

  • Candidates who have submitted applications, please check your PRIVIT clearance to be sure you are CLEARED. If you still have your application, please scan a pic of it and email it to Coach Payne fee may be paid at the in-person practice, if you have not already.
  • If applications are needed, please email Coach Payne or Coach Brooks NO Later than June 8,,2020.


  • Candidates ONLY will need to sign up for the cheer REMIND to receive important cheer tryout information throughout the tryout period.Please sign up with your First and Last LEGAL name. Send a Text to 81010 and Text this message: @202021rcIf you are not cleared, you will be removed from the REMIND group.


  • All paperwork still needs to be submitted via email, if it has not already been submitted, do so by Monday, June 15, 2020 to Coach Payne


  • Candidate Physicals must be uploaded in PRIVIT as well as ALL PRIVIT information completed.(What you see in PRIVIT is updated, please go check 😊)


  • Candidates must also attach themselves to the 19-20 AND the 20-21 Cheer team in PRIVIT in order to be cleared to tryout.


  • NEW DATES!!!On Thursday, July 16, 2020, candidates who have submitted a COMPLETED application and have PRIVIT Clearance will receive a tryout demonstration video for sample cheer, chant, dance and jump sequence via email before official tryouts giving the candidates several days to learn material and practice at home. (NO tumbling, NO choreography, NO stunts).At that time, candidates will also receive a link to the in person practice session sign up.


  • By Friday, July 17, 2020, candidates should have signed up for in person practice sessions in groups of 12 via sign-up genius link.


  • On Monday, July 20, 2020, Candidate will come in for a 30 minute in-person practice sessions led by 4-6 senior cheerleaders, where they will receive their tryout number (four persons per tryout group). GHSA medical screening questions will be asked of all participants the 6 foot stay your distance rule will apply.


  • Official tryouts will be held on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in person in groups of 4 based on their tryout numbers at a designated time (15 minute intervals).Only the designated group will be allowed in the building. Everyone else should wait in vehicles until their assigned time.Once they have finished, they must leave the premises.Once again, GHSA medical screening questions will be asked of all participants the 6 foot stay your distance rule will apply.


  • The assigned candidate numbers of those making teams will be posted via REMIND on Thursday, July 23 at 12:00 noon.


  • Candidates making cheer teams will also be notified by their respective Coach.


We understand that these are still trying times, however, SAFETY is our first PRIORITY!

Please contact Coach D. Payne or Coach L. Brooks should you have any questions.