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The University of Houston-Downtown cheerleading club team was developed to promote and uphold team spirit among the UHD community. Members are encouraged to promote good sportsmanship by example, while bringing pride to those who attend UHD by cheering at sporting events offered by UHD Sports & Fitness as well as various events sponsored by the university. The squad won the “Most Spirited” spirit stick at NCA Summer Camp in 2012, and competed at the 2016 NCA Spring Classic.

Fall 2022 Tryout Information​
Interest Meeting​: Aug. 2, 4pm in Student Life Center
*​Prep Classes: Aug. 23 - Sept. 1
*​Prep Class/Practice Dates: Tues. & Thurs. 7pm-9pm
*Tryouts: Sept. 3 at 10am
Location: UHD Student Life Center​
Performances​: Friday evening basketball club home games, local community parades and University events
Competition: TBD
Registration: Register online for fall 2022​
*All tryout, practice, and information is subj​ect to change without notice due to COVID-19 or other reasons

National Governing Body
Universal Cheer Association (UCA)
National Cheerleaders Association (NCA)

Past Accomplishments
Won "Most Spirited" spirit stick at NCA Summer Camp in 2012
Competed at NCA Spring Classic in 2016

Eligibility Requirements
•Must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) hours at UHD
•Must be in good academic standing at UHD
•Must possess good cheer skills
•Must be dedicated to attend all team practices
•Must pay a membership fee immediately upon making the team

Useful Links
Universal Cheer Association
National Cheerleaders Association
Latest Pictures

Contact Information
For more information on Sports & Fitness programs and services, please stop by the Student Life Center or call 713-221-8225. You can also email us at

Last updated 6/6/2022 12:43 PM