2017 Felions Dance Team Auditions
Sunday, March 19th
Registration: 9:00 am
Auditions: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Dance Centre
677 Davie Street, Vancouver
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You will perform a simple across-the-floor dance routine for the judges. There will also be an opportunity to show off tumbling and/or gymnastic skills (optional).
Date Monday March 20th
BC Lions Training Facility
10605 City Parkway, Surrey, BC
• Register for auditions by filling out the ONLINE FORM.
• In order to audition, you must be a female high school graduate over the age of 19 as of June 15, 2017.
• When you arrive at auditions, proceed downstairs to the registration area for check-in. You will be given a consent form to fill out and will be asked to provide a $10.00 non-refundable application fee for registration. Once the form has been filled out, please return it to the registration desk and provide a 4”x6” or larger COLOUR photo of yourself.
• You must wear a sports bra (or short, sleeveless shirt), fitted shorts, and athletic shoes. Anyone not wearing the required attire will be asked to change.
• You should wear make-up and have your hair styled as if you were performing at the stadium on game day.
• It is expected that you will be in good physical condition and that you have at least a modest level of dance experience.
• Most importantly, come with a positive attitude, work hard, and have fun!
What is the judging criteria?
• Dance ability
• Physical appearance
• Showmanship, make-up & crowd appeal (personality projection, enthusiasm, energy)
• Interviews (finalists only)
How many people audition for the Felions?
Approximately 100 to 150 candidates audition each year to fill 35 to 40 final game day positions. Previous Felions Dance Team members are required to audition for the 2017 season in order to make the team. You must attend the tryouts on Sunday, March 19th for an opportunity to make the team as no further tryouts will take place.
What type of time commitment is involved if I make the team?
Being a Felion is a large commitment for nine months. The Felions rehearse every week at Steve Nash Sports Club (Morgan Crossing), from mid March until the 105th Grey Cup in Ottawa. Felions can miss a maximum of three rehearsals.
You will be required to perform at the BC Lions pre-season game and all nine BC Lions regular season home games, as well as one potential home playoff game.
You will be required to participate in the 105th Grey Cup Festival and Championship, which will be held in Ottawa.
The Felions also attend more than 200 corporate, charity and community events per calendar year as the face of the BC Lions Football Club.
Do the Felions get paid?
Yes, Felions Dance Team members are paid per game and for appearances.
Felions also receive two 2017 BC Lions season tickets and are provided with numerous sponsored services such as gym memberships, tanning, clothing discounts and hair styling.
If I make the team, will I be in the Felions Calendar?
Yes, all members of the Felions Dance Team will have the opportunity to be in the 2017/18 calendar. Felions will also be required to sell these calendars throughout the season.
CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE FELIONS AUDITIONS REGISTRATION FORM
If you are unable to complete the online form or have any questions, please email email@example.com or call (604) 930-5466.