Celebrating 100 years of cheer in 2020!

Incoming first-year, transfer and current Bluffton students are encouraged to try out for football and/or basketball cheerleading. 

You may submit a video tryout to

Video submission should include: toe-touch, pike and a double jump; short cheer so we may evaluate motions and voice; any running/standing tumbling skills, and photos or videos of any partner or group stunts. Please include your history with cheerleading – high school, all-star, gymnastics, etc.

Please indicate which teams you are trying out for: football and/or basketball. Preference will be given to those with at least three years of tumbling and stunt experience. However, a good attitude and willingness to learn will be factored in. 

New students must be accepted to Bluffton University to be invited to join the cheerleading squads.

Contact Follow the cheerleaders on Facebook and Instagram.