1. When is registration open?
Registration opens April 16 and closes May 15
PLEASE NOTE: Parker Hawks is looking for coaches. Please consider volunteering. A wait list will form when teams are full.
2. How much is the cheerleading season?
Registration is $185 per cheerleader plus uniform. Any girl placed on a roster after May 15th will pay a $25 late fee. This includes any registered girl that is not paid by May 15.
Complete new uniforms are approximately $200 per cheerleader. Uniforms will only need to be purchased if you are new to the program or last years uniform doesn't fit. All girls will be required to buy new shoes and bows. Uniforms include shell, skirt, spandex panties, jacket, shoes, socks and hair bows.
3. When does the season start?
The season starts the beginning of August and will conclude after the Super Bowl Mid November.
4. How many practices a week will there be?
There will be 3 practices a week (weather permitting) the first two weeks. After that, there will be 2 practices per week. Practices are at the coaches discretion. Parents cannot request day/time or location of practice.
5. How long are practices?
Most practices will be 1.5 - 2 hours. Coaches will relay practice information to you at the start of the season.
6. When & where will practice be?
Practice location to be determined and will be communicated by your coach. Night of the week will be determined by field availability and age of cheerleader and will be set prior to the season starting. Field permits are requested in May for the fall season. All practices will be held in Parker.
7. Are Parker Hawks Cheerleaders participating in competitions this season?
No competitions will be done in 2018. (only side line cheer)
8. What are the age ranges for cheerleading?
Cheerleading will be open to ages 5-14. (15 year olds are allowed in 8th grade)
MUST BE 5 BY THE AGE CUT JULY 15.
NO HIGH SCHOOLERS
9. Can I request a coach or squad?
Yes. We will try to honor as many requests as we can, however, please remember not all requests can be honored.
10. Do you train your coaches?
Yes we will have training and support for any parents that volunteer to coach. We will be running all team practices together the first two weeks. This ensures the coaches learn the cheers, stretching, stunts, etc. Please contact: email@example.com for more details.
11. Does my child need previous cheer experience?
No, we will teach the necessary skills during the season
12. How many football games will there be?
Games will start late August and there will be one game a week typically on Saturdays. Games will run mid to late November. Sideline cheer will be finished prior to Thanksgiving.
13. How do Uniform Fittings Work?
There will be 3 different uniform fittings at the Parker Hawks office in May. All girls will be required to be at a fitting to try on their uniform even if you plan on using last year's uniform. This will allow us to be sure we don't end up with skirts or tops that are too short and do not fit properly. For those who are getting new uniforms we will have a set of each size for you to try on so that we can order the correct size. It will also allow for shoe fittings for everyone. Dates of fittings will be posted late April and will be communicated to you by your coach.
14. Why is my daughter on a wait list?
All registrants are placed on a wait list once current teams reach capacity. The more coaches we have the more girls we can have particpate.
If you are interested in coaching, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
15. Is there cheer for basketball?
New this year to Hawks Cheerleading, Basketball Cheerleading optional for Fall cheerleaders. We will Cheer Hawks Basketball Games on Saturdays. It will include sideline cheering and a halftime routine. Additional fee of $50 with a registration for basketball in September/October. Information will come from your cheer coach.