The University of Houston-Downtown Gatorettes dance club team is an exciting, and spirited collegiate dance squad that competes at collegiate competitions, and performs at UHD events, community events, and club sport games. The squad was developed to promote team spirit around the UHD community. Dancers are offered an opportunity to express themselves, develop transferable work skills, and to extend social skills. The squad competed in the American Dance/Drill Team Collegiate Nationals in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Fall 2019 Tryout Information
Prep Classes: August 27 & August 29
Tryouts: Saturday, August 31: 10am in Student Life Center
Days & Times: Tues. & Thurs. 7pm-9pm
Location: UHD Student Life Center Studio
Performances: Friday night basketball club home games, and various community and university events including UHD Homecoming. Competitions will be in the spring.
Registration: You must register online prior to attending prep classes and tryouts.
National Governing Body
American Dance/Drill Team (ADTS)
Past Club Team Schedule
Spring 2019 Schedule
Competed in ADTS Collegiate Nationals in 2015, 2017, 2018
- Must be a current UHD student
- Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours at UHD
- Must be in good academic standing at UHD
- Must possess good dancing skills
- Must have a positive attitude and be a team player
- Must pay a membership fee immediately upon making the team
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