2017-2018 UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA CHEERLEADING TRYOUT APPLICATION

Please read each section very carefully. To ensure accurate information is being entered you may want to print out this form, hand write in your answers and then return to the online form to complete your information.

All application must be submitted by Friday, April 14th, 2017 by 5:00pm

    APPLICATION CHECK LIST- Please make sure you have ALL of the following:

    Application Form (filled out online below) Application Questions (filled out online below) Assumption of Risk, Indemnity and Liability Release (filled out online below) Student Tryout Medical Release (printed and signed, may download form at www.arizonawildcats.com/tryouts) Verification of Enrollment & Unofficial Transcript • Current UA Student : o Log into UAccess o Select “My Academics” o Select “View my Unofficial Transcrtipt” o Select report type “Unofficial Transcript” o Select “View Report” o Print PDF • High School Student : o Copy of current high school transcript o UA Acceptance Letter Letter of Recommendation and Form (1) (In signed back flap sealed envelope, not applicable if member of the 2016-17 team) $50 NON-REFUNDABLE Application Fee Cash, Credit, Check, or Money Order (not applicable if member of the 2016-17 team) Payment can be mailed to: The University of Arizona Cheerleaders and Mascots 1 National Championship Drive #N301 Tucson, Az 85721-0096 Credit Card payments may be made by calling: 520-621-6030

    APPLICATION TIMELINE/ INFORMATION PACKET

    Download the Application Timeline for Tryout Schedule, Requirements, and Expectations. Found at www.arizonawildcats.com/tryouts

    APPLICATION SECTION

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    CURRENTLY ENROLLED UA OR COLLEGE STUDENTS

    Please make sure you mail in your UA Verification of Enrollment and Unofficial Transcript from the UA Registrar Office or current college attending. ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Please enter N/A in sections below and move to High School section. There must be N/A entered or application will not be processed.
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    HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

    Please make sure you provide your UA Verification of Acceptance and a copy of your current high school transcript. ATTENTION COLLEGE STUDENTS: Please enter N/A in sections below. There must be N/A entered or application will not be processed.
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    APPLICANT EXPERIENCE

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    NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE $50

    Please make checks payable to the University of Arizona Cheerleaders and Mascots Program. Please mail check to the following address: The University of Arizona Cheerleaders and Mascots 1 National Championship Drive #N301 Tucson, Az 85721-0096 Credit Card payments may be made by calling: 520-621-6030
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    APPLICATION QUESTIONS

    Please answer the following questions in the space provided
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    RECOMMENDATION LETTER

    Recommendation letters must be received by Friday, April 14, 2017. If not received by this date, the application will be considered incomplete and will be denied. Recommenders must enclose the reference form along with their letter of recommendation. Please send letter of recommendation and form in a sealed envelope with recommender's signature on the sealed back flap. Send to: The University of Arizona Attn: Jaime Bernier University of Arizona Cheerleaders and Mascots 1 National Championship Drive, Room N302 Tucson, AZ 85721
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    ASSUMPTION OF RISK, INDEMNITY, AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY:

    ASSUMPTION OF RISK, INDEMNITY, AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY: In consideration for access to the services, clinics and facilities provided by The University of Arizona Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, its officers, directors, employees, agents and volunteers, on behalf of the Arizona Board of Regents, its officers, directors, employees, agents and volunteers (collectively referred to as the “University”): 1. I acknowledge the existence of risks in connection with my use of the equipment, facilities, clinics, practices, and services provided by the University. My participation in physical education, exercise activities, clinics and other University activities is purely voluntary, and I elect to participate with full knowledge of the risks of injury or illness. I accept full responsibility for any injuries or illness that I may sustain in the course of such activities. More specifically, I acknowledge and accept the following risks: a. Possible accidents, injuries, medical disorders, pain and suffering, lost income and medical expenses resulting from my use of the University’s equipment, facilities, premises, clinics and other activities, including negligent instruction, supervision or failure to warn by the University. b. Possible injuries and medical disorders arising out of such activities include, but are not limited to, heart attack, stroke, heat stroke or exhaustion, sprains, broken bones, torn muscles, torn ligaments, nerve damage, eye injury, tendonitis and brain or spinal cord injuries, which may result in paralysis, permanent loss of bodily functions, disability or death. c. The risks listed herein may be caused by my own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in such activities, the conditions under which such activities take place, or the negligence of the University. d. The following is a description and examples of additional significant non-obvious dangers and risks that may be associated with cheerleading and mascot activities: Physical activity that involves inversion and rotation of the body that could result in serious accidents, injuries or medical disorders. 2. I declare that I am in good health and physical condition, and that I am physically and mentally able to participate in the activities listed above. I acknowledge the existence of certain rules and procedures concerning my participation in clinics and the use of equipment, facilities and premises, and I agree to abide by those rules and procedures. I agree to inspect the equipment and facilities prior to participating, and to immediately report any unsafe conditions to the University. I agree that if at any time I believe the conditions of the equipment or facilities to be unsafe, I will immediately discontinue use of such equipment or facilities and notify the University. If I am injured, I authorize the University to obtain or provide emergency medical treatment, if necessary, and I will be responsible for the costs of such treatment. 3. I hereby release, discharge, and covenant not to sue the University, from any claims, liability, demands, losses, or damages on my account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by: (a) defective or dangerous equipment, facilities or University premises; or (b) the negligence of the University related to instruction, supervision, failure to warn, or the maintenance of the equipment or facilities, including negligent rescue operations or emergency medical treatment. I further agree that if I or anyone on my behalf makes a claim against the University, I will indemnify, save, and hold harmless the University from any litigation expenses, attorneys’ fees, loss, liability, damages, or costs that are incurred as the result of such claims. I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND HAVE SIGNED IT FREELY AND WITHOUT INDUCEMENT OR ASSURANCE OF ANY NATURE AND INTEND IT TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW AND AGREE THAT IF ANY PORTION OF THIS AGREEMENT IS HELD TO BE INVALID THE BALANCE, NOTWITHSTANDING, SHALL CONTINUE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.
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    STUDENT TRYOUT MEDICAL RELEASE FORM

    The Student Tryout Medical Release form must be downloaded, filled out, signed and received by Friday, April 14, 2017. If not received by this date, the application will be denied. Send to or drop off at: The University of Arizona Attn: Jaime Bernier UA Cheerleaders & Mascots 1 National Championship Drive, Room N302 Tucson, AZ 85721 www.arizonawildcats.com/tryouts
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