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Final Cheerleaders prep class set, auditions on Sunday

FLOWERY BRANCH --  The Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders have their last prep class on Saturday before the preliminary auditions on Sunday at the Georgia Dome.

The final prep class (there is a cost)

has been upgraded to a “VIP Audition Sneak.”

Participants will have an opportunity to learn a portion of the pre-lims routine (first cut only).

A limited number of various audition-friendly give-a-ways will also be available to randomly selected participants who pre-register.  Space is limited. Click here for registration information.

Preliminary auditions registration is from 7:45 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. at the Georgia Dome. Auditions begin at 9:30 am.

The finals will be held on Wednesday with registration at 5:30 p.m. and auditions at 6:30 pm. (Closed to the public).

 DETAILS for those seeking to audition: 

  • Preliminary Auditions will last until 2:00 p.m.
  • There will be two cuts at the preliminary audition.
  • Preliminary auditions are open to the general public.
  • Attire for auditions is a two-piece leotard (bra top and dance trunks), skin-tone/matte tights, socks and white dance sneakers or tennis shoes.
  • All choreography will be taught to candidates on the day of the audition.
  • Should the participant become a finalist, there will be a mandatory 15-minute interview (during the day) and dance/fitness boot camp (in the evening) on Monday, April 25th. This will be arranged at the preliminary audition.
  • Learn the final cut on Tuesday evening April 26th 6:30 p.m.

What to bring to audition

  • Application (download online at )
  • Recent non-returndable photo or snapshot
  • Valid Photo ID
  • Non-refundable $35 CASH application fee
  • Business and/or dance resume (optional)
  • Light lunch or snack and drink


  • Must be at least 18 years of age by June 2, 2016
  • Must be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D.
  • Must have a part-time or full-time job or be a college student (yes, a mother is considered a full-time job!)

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