LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Las Vegas Raiders announced that they are now looking for candidates to be part of their professional cheerleading team — The Raiderettes. Virtual auditions are now open to those interested in applying.
The announcement made on the Las Vegas Raiders Twitter page and website also noted that practices will be held in Henderson. Candidates selected are expected to attend all home games, travel and make appearances.
The 2020 Raiderettes auditions will be held virtually for the Preliminary and Semi-Final rounds, where candidates will have the opportunity to show the team their unique style, personality, and talent.
In addition to being available, candidates must have additional requirements listed on the Raiderette audition page include the following:
The deadline for registration is April 30, 2020. Online preliminary auditions will begin on Friday, May 1. Those selected will receive an email with further information.
Interested candidates must register on the Raiders website in order to participate in the audition process.
For more information on the virtual auditions and to register please visit the Las Vegas Raiders – Raiderette Audition page here.
The Raiderettes are beginning their seventh decade and, over the course of their history, have evolved from a team of high school majorettes to a top-flight professional cheerleading unit.
Since 1961, the Raiderettes have graced the sidelines during Raiders’ home games and continue to be heavily involved in community outreach and maintain a presence at civic and corporate activities.
The Raiderettes have performed near and far, including at Raiders International Series games, during overseas troop visits, on goodwill tours and Pro Bowls.
In addition, the Junior Raiderette program offers an exciting opportunity for children and teens to participate in an on-field performance alongside “Football’s Fabulous Females.”