When: October 29th
Where: Edinburg Sports and Wellness Center 315 E Palm Dr. Edinburg TX
Time: Registration 11:00am Audition 12:00pm-3:00pm
Who: Boys and Girls ages 5-14
The Rio Grande Vipers are looking for talented, energetic kids to be a part of the 2017-2018 Vipers Kids Dance Teams! Join us on Sunday October 29thth at the Edinburg Sports and Wellness Center as we host our open call auditions. Registration begins at 11am and the audition starts promptly at 12pm. The auditions are open to boys and girls ages 5-14. Dance, cheer, gymnastics and other performance experience is recommended but not required. The Vipers Kids Dance Team performs at 6-8 RGV Vipers home games throughout the season an will be featured in at least one halftime show with the Snake Charmers!
If your child makes the team they will be required to attend a 1- 1 1/2 hour practices once or twice a week depending on the months schedule. A $35 monthly fee will be due every month starting in November until March. The Participant will be required to purchase their own uniform for the season. Each performer will receive free entry to the game they are performing at but spectators must purchase their own ticket. The kids team may also be utilized for on camera activations and be featured on the jumbo-tron for dance cam or tshirt toss.
*IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO MAKE THE AUDITION DAY PLEASE CONTACT THE DANCE DIRECTOR AMBER.
Vipers Kids Dance Team Audition FAQs
Do I need to pre-register online in order to audition?
Pre-registration is preferred, it will secure your spot in the audition in the event space fills up. Walk-ins are welcome.
Can I stay and watch my child audition?
Auditions are closed to the public and parents will not be permitted to stay and watch. Parents must come in with your child to register and sign a waiver. At that point, you will be asked to leave your child with Vipers staff and they will escort those auditioning to the audition area. Parents can begin arriving at 3:00PM for pick up.
How old does my child have to be to audition?
We are looking for boys and girls ages 5-14.
Will my child need to have choreography ready to perform at the audition?
No, we will teach the audition candidates a short hip-hop routine similar to the style they will perform on court at a Vipers game.
What should my child wear to the audition?
Please wear comfortable workout or dance attire. Tennis shoes or dance shoes with non-marking soles will be fine.
When will the team be selected?
Parents will receive an email the day following the audition informing you whether or not your child has been selected as a member of the Kids Team. The letter will have instructions about our first parent meeting, practices, and other information.
When do the Kids Teams perform?
The Kids Dance Teams perform at about 6-8 Vipers home games throughout the season. They may also perform at community events in the Rio Grande Valley
Do they get free tickets to Game?
Each Participant will receive free entry to game days they are performing at. Parents and other spectators must purchase their tickets on their own. A season ticket plan or package are available for purchase.