Dance Team Tryout Information
To become a member of the University of Kentucky Dance Team, the first step is to send in a tryout video. This can be in the form of DVD. The due date for this tape is April 5, 2013
A $55 registration fee is due WITH the submission of your tape. We accept check or money orders made out to UK Dance Team. Written ON your DVD (not a separate piece of paper), please include your full name, address, home and cell numbers, and email address. Please include a resume on a separate sheet of paper as well as a photo of yourself. Please be sure to double check your video to play in a dvd player and not just a computer. You do not need to be 18 years of age to tryout, you only have to be accepted by the University of Kentucky and attending in the fall (2013) as a full-time student.
Requirements for the video are:
The technical elements above should be shown after your dance.
Please wear appropriate dance attire in your video, no t-shirts or baggy clothing please.
Submit your video to:
UK Dance Team
You will be contacted via email by April 12, if you have or have not been chosen to attend the in-person tryout. At this time, you will be told the time and place of tryouts which will be held in Lexington on May 3rd and 4th.
The following will be taught and scored at this in-person tryout:
Both teams, Varsity (Blue) and JV (White), practice at least three days a week. They dance at all home football games and several other athletic events such as soccer and volleyball games. They are also involved in community service events throughout the year. (Blue) performs at home Men's Basketball games and JV (White) performs at home Women's Basketball games. The University of Kentucky Dance Team attends dance camp in the summer and UDA College Nationals in January. (We are currently 6th in the Nation in Hip Hop and 8th in the Nation in Pom)
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