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Welcome to the home of the University of West Alabama Cheerleading program! Squad members promote spirit and support UWA Athletics including cheering on the sidelines of every home football game in Tiger Stadium as well as home basketball game inside Pruitt Hall. UWA Cheerleaders also travel to cheer at selective away football games, GSC basketball tournaments, and NCAA tournaments. 

The UWA Cheerleaders are committed to representing the University of West Alabama and are active in appearances for the university and the Livingston community. These events include pre-game pep rallies, half-time and sideline routines at football and basketball games, and more! 


2021-22 Tryout Information 


If you are interested in tryout out for UWA Cheerleading 2021-2022 season, please download the UWA Cheerleading Tryout Application Packet.



Skill Requirements:

  • Standing Tumbling
    • Back Hand Spring (required)
    • Standing Tuck (preferred)
  • Running Tumbling
    • Round-off Back Hand Spring (at minimum)
  • Flyers
    • Quick toss platform
    • Three (3) body positions on one leg
    • Elite stunt with release (switch up or tic-tock) or a full up to the top
  • Bases
    • Quick toss platform
    • Hold a one leg stunt with a full down cradle
    • Elite stunt with release (switch up or high to low) or a full up to the top


For further information about the University of West Alabama Cheerleading team, please contact:

Donald Smith


Recruit Form (click here)


UWA Cheerleading practice 2-3 times per week. This includes working on tumbling and stunting skills. As well as having team workouts and preparing for upcoming appearances, events, and games. All practices are held inside the Student Recreation Center (Hughes Gym). 


Follow us on social media for the latest updates on UWA Cheerleading:

Facebook: /UWAcheerleading

Instagram: @uwa_cheerleading

UWA Cheerleading YouTube Channel



Donald Smith

Head Cheerleading Coach



Will Atkinson

Cheerleading Advisor