LMS Cheerleading

LaFayette Middle School Cheerleading Tryouts

Cheerleading tryouts at LaFayette Middle School will be held May 4th beginning at 3:30 p.m.  The tryout clinic will be held April 30th-May 3rd from 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  The tryout clinic and final tryouts will be held in the gym at LaFayette Middle School.  Candidates must attend the tryout clinic in order to be considered for the team and participate in the final tryouts.  All candidates must meet eligibility requirements based on first semester grades, attendance, and discipline. Each candidate must submit the following paperwork by the first day of the tryout clinic: (1) Tryout Permission Form, (2) current Sports Physical, (3) LMS Cheerleading Policies Agreement form (4) copy of proof of insurance, (5) copy of report card (6) Agreement to Transport Students form, (7) Field Trip Permission Form, and (8) Concussion Awareness Form.  

All candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria by a panel of judges:

~tumbling (standing back handspring and round off back handspring strongly encouraged for competitive cheerleading)

~jumps (single toe touch and triple sequence-toe touch, hurdler, pike)    

~cheer            ~facials ~attitude     ~cooperation ~enthusiasm     ~spirit ~chant ~dance

~motions            ~stunting

Everyone is expected to be on time and dressed in the appropriate attire for the clinic (gym-shorts, t-shirt, and tennis shoes).  Hair must be worn up and out of the face. NO jewelry of ANY kind is allowed. Tryout attire will consist of solid black shorts and white t-shirt (no logos) with appropriate shoes.

All paperwork MUST be completed and submitted by April 27th.  Candidates will not be allowed to participate in the tryout clinic if the proper paperwork has not been submitted.  

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.  I am looking forward to seeing you at tryouts.

Coach Marlena Lawrence


706-638-6440 (school)


LMS Cheerleading Tryout Forms



LMS Cheerleading Tryout Material & Team Posting

The 2018-2019 LMS Cheerleading team will be posted Friday, May 4thby 6:30 p.m. at http://www.ramblerweblog.org/marlenalawrence/lms-cheerleading/.

Sideline:“Tigers Yell It” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04OfSvj3icU

*Change Tigers to Ramblers

*Ripples will depend on your sideline placement

Cheer:  “Go UCA” https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=_OOvZoDMhtY



*Change UCA to LMS, change blue to black, change gold to orange

*Ripples will depend on your sideline placement

Dance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQP6a2kcBTo



*Ripples will depend on your sideline placement