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Shock to Hold Dance Team Tryouts

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The Shock will hold tryouts for their 2012 dance team on Jan. 7 (Photo: Spokane Shock) The Shock will hold tryouts for their 2012 dance team on Jan. 7 (Photo: Spokane Shock)

by Spokane Shock

The Spokane Shock announced today that the team will hold an open try-out for its 2012 Dance Team on Saturday, January 7th at 12 PM.

The first-round of the tryouts will be held at the Spokane Shock Center, 3212 North Eden Road, with registration at 11 AM and instruction beginning at noon. After a brief orientation, Dance Team Director Maggie Kazemba will teach the applicants a routine that will be performed in front of a small panel of judges. This round will be closed to the general public.

Those who are selected to advance will be called back for an interview round that will begin on January 8th. The tryouts will conclude with a final round on January 18th.

Preregistration forms are available on spokaneshock.com. Applicants who preregister will be charged $25. Registration will also be accepted on January 7th for $35 at the door. Dancers must be at least 18 years of age by the start of the 2012 season. Previous dance experience and or cheer background is suggested but not required.

Kazemba will be in her fifth season as the Shock's Dance Team Director and has consistently put together one of the top dance teams in the AFL.

"Each year I try to make the team better and better," Kazemba explained. "We are looking for girls who have the whole package – not only are they good dancers, but they are excellent performers and are role models."

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