Auditions for the Tiger Paws will be held on April 26th, & 27th, 2019.

April 26, 2019 Audition Clinic (closed) Auburn Student Activity Center.

  • Registration 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm (all candidates must be registered by 5:00 pm)
  • Clinic begins at 5:00 pm

April 27, 2019 Auditions (closed) Auburn Student Activity Center

  • Candidates arrive at 7:30 am
  • Auditions begin promptly at 8:30 am

Audition Requirements

  • Candidates must be enrolled as a full time Auburn University student for the 2019 Spring semester and have a minimum 2.25 cumulative grade point average.
  • High school seniors and transfer students may audition if they have been accepted to Auburn University for the following Fall semester.
  • Transfer and high school students must bring a copy of their official letter of acceptance from Auburn University Registrar's Office. (please make sure it's a copy, we will not be returning this letter)
  • Current Auburn University students must bring verification of grade point average from either your Dean's Office or the Registrar's Office. Please print the form from the toolbar and return in a sealed envelope from the Registrar's office or Dean's office.
  • One 5X7 current headshot (will not be returned)
  • A complete application includes:
    • Application
    • 5X7 Current headshot
    • GPA verification (for current Auburn student) or acceptance letter (High School Senior/Transfer student)
    • $30 audition fee (cash only) if registered by April 10th. ($40 if registered between April 10th and the day of the clinic)
    • Waiver of liability (under 18 yrs. Must be signed by parent/guardian)
  • Early registration before April 10th can be mailed to the following address or dropped off at the Athletics Complex (corner of Samford and Donahue to Helen Baggett):
  • Auburn Tiger Paws
    Attn: Helen Baggett
    P.O. Box 351
    Auburn, AL 36831

Audition Process

  • $30.00 audition fee. (cash only) if registered by April 10th. ($40 if registered between April 10th and the day of the clinic)
  • Auditions are closed to the public. (this includes your family, friends and former Tiger Paws members)
  • Videotapes will not be accepted.
  • An audition dance routine, hip-hop routine, sideline routine and technical progressions will be taught to the candidates during the audition clinic. Potential technical elements included in the dance routine and technical progressions are: double/triple/quad pirouettes, fouette turns, leg hold turns, grande jete, reverse jete, a la seconde leap, calypso leap, and turning disc. (all elements may be performed on both right and left sides) The sideline routine will consist of traditional cheer/pom movements.
  • The audition dance routine, sideline routine and technical progressions will be performed in small groups before a panel of judges for the first round of auditions.
  • The Top 30 candidates will be announced and proceed to the final round of auditions. The final round is an one-on-one interview with the judges.
  • All candidates will be judged in the areas listed below:
  • Dance execution and ability; judges will be looking for precision, coordination, timing and above average ability
  • Technique: proper execution and control of movements
  • Poise and projection

Audition Attire

  • Attire should consist of a fitted full length top (no midriff showing), black boy shorts and flesh colored tights. The top should be flattering to you and can be of any design, fabric or color.
  • No jewelry. Small post earrings are permitted.
  • All tattoos and body piercings should be covered during auditions.
  • Dance shoes or sneakers.
  • Hair pulled out of the participant's face (i.e half up/half down)