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Raiderettes

The Oakland Raiders are searching for enthusiastic and talented candidates for their renowned public relations and entertainment team – The Raiderettes.  Become a part of the prestigious Oakland Raiders by auditioning for the 2015 Oakland Raiderettes Professional Cheerleading Squad.

Dates, Times, Location:

  • Preliminary audition:  Saturday, April 18, 2015
  • Location:  The East Side Club, O.Co Coliseum, Oakland
  • Check-in will begin at 8:00 AM with the preliminary interviews following immediately.      
  • There is no dance audition during preliminaries. Finalists will be announced on Raiders.com/raiderettes.
  • Recommended attire for preliminaries is casual clothing or appropriate athletic attire.
  • Auditions are closed to the general public.
  • Finalists will be announced following final auditions, April 19, 2015
  • All candiates will be required to sign a waiver

 

  • Final audition:  Sunday, April 19, 2015
  • Location:  The East Side Club, O.Co Coliseum, Oakland
  • All finalists must arrive at 8:00 AM.
  • You will be assigned a NEW finalist number.  If you are late you could miss your group if you have a low number.
  • Recommended attire for finals interview is cocktail or formal attire.
  • Recommended attire for dance routine is athletic attire, appropriate workout outfit, or dance attire.  
  • Auditions are closed to the general public.
  • Team members will be announced following auditions, April 19, 2015.
  • Please arrive wearing your cocktail or formal attire. You will have your picture taken before going in for your interview.  Once you have completed the interview portion you may change into your dance attire for the dance portion of the finals. 

 

Eligibility:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older by date of the preliminary audition.
  • You must be available to attend all home games, rehearsals on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 9:30 PM, rehearsals Saturday mornings from 7:30 – 10:30 AM and special public relations, charity and performance events.
  • You must be able to attend a full day Saturday mini-camp. Date and time TBD.
  • You may not cheer for The Oakland Raiders and another professional or college team.
  • You must be able to provide authorized documents to work in the United States.

 

Preparation:

  • Various styles of dance are used by the Raiderettes.  Dance techniques, such as turns, kicks and leaps can be used in routines.
  • A link will be sent to all registered applicants, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.   The link will include a video demonstrating the dance routine that must be performed by all selected Finalists Sunday, April 19, 2015.

 

Judging:

  • A panel of judges will select the 2015 Raiderette Squad. 
  • Judging is based on poise, personality, appearance, talent, and dance ability.

 

Benefits:

  • Perform before sold-out home game crowds.
  • Opportunities for exposure through various media, corporate, community and charity events.

 

Details:

  • Employment as a Raiderette is part-time, less than 30 hours per week.  Raiderettes are paid minimum wage for all game days, appearances, and events as well as any applicable overtime.

You must pre-register for participation in the audition process. Registration deadline: April 15, 2015.

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