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2022 - 2023 Season Tryouts

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Please take a moment to thoroughly read the information below and in our 2022-2023 Information Packet before registering for tryouts. 



Saturday, May 21st

Ages 4-5: 10:00am-11:00am

Ages 6-9: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Ages 10 & Up: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Tryout Fee:

$40.00 per athlete

Annual Registration Fee:

$150.00 per athlete

*Be sure to catch our “Same Day” Registration Special for half off on this fee.

Information for Tryouts:  

  • Tryouts will be held at The Glitz Factory 2958 Kaverton Rd, District Heights, MD 20747

  • Tryout attire is ALL BLACK! A black sports bra, tank, or t-shirt with black compression/biker shorts, or leggings. Cheer shoes or light weight athletic shoes. No Crocs, Jordans, or Converse. Hair should be out of the athlete's face and into a ponytail. Cheer bow is optional. 

  • Tryout fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

  • All athletes looking to join Maryland Glitz All-Stars must register for tryouts, attend tryouts and callbacks. You can register for tryouts online or the day of.

  • The “assessment” aspect of tryouts will be closed to spectators. Athletes will be individually assessed in order of their tryout number provided at check in.

  • Tryouts will be based on individual skills assessment. We will evaluate athletes throughout the learning process and make initial placements based on what we see at tryouts and what we know of athletes’ prior cheer performance. Initial tryout placement is not final. Athletes may be moved throughout the summer at the discretion of the directors. 


What are callbacks and does my athlete have to attend?

Yes, callbacks are required for athletes ages 6 & up. We will provide athletes with their designated callback day(s) at the end of their tryout session and once the annual registration form has been submitted with payment. 

​Sunday, May 22nd, times are based on age & level. (Invite only)

Tryout Results:

Results of tryouts and practice times will be sent out via the email provided when registering by Friday, May 27th. 

Parent Week & Mandatory Parent Meetings:

(All athletes must have a legal guardian that will be financially responsible for the 2022-2023 cheer season in attendance.)

New Athletes: Parent Meeting - Wednesday, June 1st | 6:30pm

Meet & Greet Mixer (immediately following the meeting)

- Meet the Directors & Coaches

- Meet other parents

- Learn the Glitz Way

Returning Athletes: Parent Meeting - Friday, June 3rd| 6:30pm

Welcome Back Mixer (immediately following the meeting)

- Touch base with Directors & Meet new Coaches

- Connect with other parents

- Learn the Glitz Way

​First Week of Practice:

Monday, June 6th - 10th

The first day of practice is contingent upon your athlete’s summer group level placement and will be provided 
after the registration period ends.