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Drill Team Tryout Information

Drill team, offered on each of the MISD high school campuses, is an activity designed to develop sense of positive school and to strive for excellence through the medium of dance.

The Drill Team Constitution

The drill team program, governed by the district's drill team constitution, begins with a series of orientation meetings followed by the submission of required documentation at the district and campus level by noted deadlines. Review the Mansfield ISD drill team constitution.

Parent Meetings / Clinics & Tryouts

Parent Meetings
Parent informational meetings are held annually to discuss major aspects of the drill team program. While attendance at these meetings is not required, it is strongly encouraged as meetings also cover the application and tryout process and address common questions about the program.

Jan. 9, 2024, at 7 p.m. in the Dr. Jim Vaszauskas Center for the Performing Arts

Clinics and Tryouts
Clinics are held annually in the spring to prepare and teach interested candidates aspects of the drill team program in preparation for tryouts.

Clinics will be held March 18-21, 2024. Tryouts will be held at Legacy High School on March 22-23.

The Application Process

Applications can only be submitted by a parent or legal guardian. Students are not allowed to submit the district-level application.

Apply here starting Dec. 18, 2023, at 9 a.m. (The deadline to apply is Jan. 26, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.) Applications can be submitted online or emailed to FineArts@misdmail.org.

REQUIREMENT: Additional supporting documentation must be included along with your application.


Drill Team Resources
In an effort to create more transparency in the clinic and tryout process, high school parents and students will have access to the evaluation rubric and audition score sheet (see rubric descriptors here) used during tryouts to see how participants are scored.

Sports Physicals
In order to participate participate in cheer and/or drill team within Mansfield ISD, all students must have a physical exam, submit medical history and complete required electronic forms prior to participating in an athletic class, practice or event. Get started with the Athletic Participation Packet.