New England Patriots Cheerleaders And Yells
In every ball game, we anticipate two things: the teams playing and two, their cheerleaders. Who wouldn’t take a glance to the sexy and charming cheerleaders? With their stunts and cheers they will surely catch your attention and probably the most successful cheerleading group is New England Patriots Cheerleaders. They are the official cheerleader of New England Patriots football team.
Patriots Cheerleaders History
The team was established in 1977 and was able to perform various dance stunts at Gillette Stadium. Currently the team has 33 members and has a junior team called Junior Patriots cheerleaders with girls from 7-17 are allowed to join with $425 fee per participant. Aside from that, the junior team also received benefits from the team. Also check out New England Team History
Audition : HOW TO BE A MEMBER?
Being a member of the hottest squad in the world is not easy. You should be 18 years old, no maximum age limit required and even a height requirement.
Each year, the squad chose 24 lucky ladies out of 300 that auditioned. The audition usually starts in March and in the first round, 75 hopefuls are chosen. It will then be cut to 50 until they will be able to find 24 ladies to join them.
Upon the audition, the contestants have to take a short quiz to know if they really have knowledge of the NFL and the Patriots organization. After the quiz, they need to proceed and show their skills and dancing and basic gymnastic skills. From there, the audition will start.
The chosen new members will be considered as part time employees of the team. Each week, the squad held two rehearsals at Gillette stadium that usually lasts from 7pm to 10 pm on Tuesdays while on weekends it’s from 10am to 4 in the afternoon.
The squad is expected to perform at all 10 home games of the patriots as well as play off games and if the Patriots made it to the super bowl, the cheerleaders need to be there as well.
Notable Patriots cheerleaders Alumni
A lot of famous personality came from the Patriots cheerleaders, like Alysha Castonguay who became Miss Rhode Island Teen USA in 2002 and Miss Rhode Island in 2009. Miss New Hampshire USA of 2016, Jessica Strohm is also a current member of the team. Lauren Marchetti also appeared in television as a contestant of “The Bachelor Season 17”
What else the Cheerleaders Do?
Aside from performing in home games, the Patriots cheerleaders also have public appearances like, Autograph sessions to their fans, photo shoots, parades, Trade shows and many more. Normally, one or two members of the squad attend these events. Also, they have a junior cheerleader clinic for their little girl fans. They are usually from 7 years old to 17 years old.
How Much Patriots Cheerleaders Earn ?
Of course, everything is not for free. Those who have professional experience, they usually earn from $1,500 per month while the amateurs earn $1000 per month. Aside from that, each member received different perks like, beauty care, gym memberships, season tickets, travel benefits, team gear, photo shoots and many more which is considered a big perks by the members.
So what are you waiting for? Practice your routine and your stunts and get ready to show it to the world.
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