**Tryout date has been set for the 2016-2017 year!**
Thank you for your interest in McKendree Cheerleading!
McKendree is a small, private liberal arts University with a growing cheerleading program. The squad currently consists of 40 members. The Cheerleading squad is currently broken down into 3 teams. 2 nationally competitive teams as well as 1 game day team. Game Day squad cheers at home games for football, men’s and women’s basketball. Both of the Coed Competitive squads cheer at all home football games, and selected men's and women's basketball games.
All 3 squads perform multiple times throughout the year.
McKendree has competed at the NCA College Cheer & Dance Nationals held in Daytona Beach, Florida, as well as the Champion Spirit Group College Nationals in past years. We compete Small Coed Division II and placed 6th overall at NCA Collegiate Nationals in 2013, 3rd at the 2014 NCA Collegiate Nationals, 6th at the 2015 NCA Collegiate Nationals. In 2016 McKendree will be taken 2 teams to NCA Nationals for the 1st time in SCHOOL HISTORY! The Bearcats will be competing Small Coed Division II and Intermediate Small Coed.
Requirements needed for tryouts: