Be a Junior Redskins Cheerleader

Dance Artistry Unlimited, Inc., is proud to continue as the satellite studio for the Hampton Roads area. Dancers ages 5-17 may participate by performing at two Washington Redskins home games at FedEx field and one parade for the 2019-20 NFL season. 

 

The Junior Redskins Cheerleader program is a fun, exciting and important part of the Redskins organization. With an enrollment of up to 200 young girls, ages 5 to 17, this community program is designed to teach young girls the fundamentals of dance, showmanship and performance. In this inaugural year for Hampton Roads dancers, these young ladies are extended the opportunity to perform with the Redskins Cheerleaders at one preseason and two Redskins home games (weather permitting), be a featured performance in a holiday parade as well as participate in many off-season events! No experience is necessary to join our squad. Simply be one of the first 200 to register to participate!

This season we are thrilled to offer all JRC two options to perform– Dance or Stunt! Both teams will perform at the same
time during halftime shows as well as at the same community events. All information below applies ONLY to the dance team. Please note: due to the nature of our stunt team, all of their rehearsals will take place at The St. James in Springfield, Va. Stunt team members will not be able to participate at a Satellite studio.

Rehearsals & Performances

Participants rehearse twice prior to each game (1.5 - 2 hrs each) at Dance Artistry Unlimited and participate in an additional mandatory fitting and rehearsal on-site before the exciting opportunity to perform in front of thousands at FedEx Field!

 

Junior Redskins Cheerleaders Performance Dates 

The following are the performance dates scheduled for the Junior Redskins Cheerleaders for the 2019-2020 season:

BURGUNDY GAME: Thursday, August 29th, 2019: Washington Redskins vs. Baltimore Ravens; 7:30pm game

GOLD GAME: Sunday, October 6th, 2019: Washington Redskins vs. The New England Patriots; 1:00pm game

DIAMOND GAME: Sunday, December 22nd, 2019: Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants; 1:00pm game

Holiday Parade at Reston Town Center: Friday,  November 29, 2019; 10:00am

Other Performance Opportunities and Dates: TBD

 

Dance Artistry Unlimited Location Practice Information

Burgundy Game:

Practice #2: Thursday, August 22nd 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Gold Game:

-Practice #1: Saturday, Sept 14th - 9:00am

-Practice #2: Saturday, Sept 29th  - 9:00am

Diamond Game: December 9th

-Practice #1: Saturday, November 23rd  - 9:00am 

-Practice: #2: Saturday, December 14th  - 9:00am

 

FedEx Field, The St. James, & Ashburn Park Location Rehearsal Information

Prior to each performance ALL cheerleaders must report to Ashburn Park (NOT FedExField) for a mandatory practice- regardless of which satellite location you participate at.  These practices will ensure that all groups are prepared and will know their spacing on the field.  Practices will run on the dates and times specified below. 

All participants must attend the mandatory practice to participate in the game day performance.  NO EXCEPTIONS!*

Mandatory Parent Meeting & 1st Practice for Burgundy Game:

-Mandatory for JRC Dance and Stunt Team Members: Sunday, August 11th, 2019 - Noon- 2:00pm*

@ The Saint James in Springfield, VA

 

Burgundy Game: 

-Mandatory Practice #3 @ Redskins Park (Ashburn) - Sunday, August 24th - 8:30am - 11:30am*

Gold Game:

-Mandatory Practice #3 @ Redskins Park (Ashburn): Saturday, October 5th - Noon - 2pm*

 

Diamond Game:

-Mandatory Practice #3 @ Redskins Park (Ashburn): Saturday, December 21st - Noon - 2pm*

 

Communications with parents/guardians will be done mainly through emails and in personal at rehearsals. These updates will be distributed periodically and will provide parents with pertinent program information. Please be sure your email information is current and check for emails periodically to ensure you are getting all email communications. Updates are sent prior to all rehearsals and upcoming events. Megs Early, Redskins Cheerleader Alumni and former Juniors Choreographer, is the coordinator for the Junior Cheerleaders. Jamilla Keene, Redskins Cheerleader Assistant Director is the coordinator for the Stunt Team. They can be contacted via email at jrredskinscheer@gmail.com and jrcheerleaders@redskins.com. They will be checking this email regularly to ensure that all questions and concerns are addressed in a timely manner. Please allow 24-48 hours for their response.

 

Questions regarding rehearsals at Dance Artistry Unlimited should be directed to Miss Sonya via email at Danceartistry@aol.com or by using the contact form or chat feature on this website.

For the 2019 Season, tuition can either be paid in full at registration or in installments prior to the season. If you pay tuition in full at registration you will receive a $25 discount. Tuition in full at registration is $300. This covers all practices, games and special events. If you choose to pay in 4 installments, those installments are: -Payment #1: due at registration: $81.25 -Payment #2: due July 27th: $81.25 -Payment #3: due August 10th: $81.25 -Payment #4: due August 24th: $81.25 *ALL 4 installments are due by our first mandatory rehearsal. *Families with siblings will receive a 25% discount on the 2nd + child.

 

The Junior Redskins Cheerleader uniform package has been custom designed to resemble the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders uniforms with the same high quality material. The breakdown for the uniform package is as follows: NEW 1- piece uniform ($140.00), NEW boot spats ($40.00)-dance team only, NEW pom-poms ($30.00), custom warm-up suit ($100.00) and NEW rhinestone game bow ($20). New squad members will need to purchase ALL items and pay the total amount of $330.00 at registration. It is mandatory for new members to attend a fitting to make sure the selected sizes are correct. Please select the fitting you will attend on the registration page. Returning cheerleaders will need to purchase all NEW uniform items and any replacements needed.

ALL of our JRC Uniform pieces are made to order and MAY NOT be exchanged or returned. ALL JRC Members MUST attend a fitting to ensure proper fit. If attending Cheer or Dance Camps, you may be fitted during a camp day and do not have to attend a separate fitting. During registration, please select which fitting date you will attend(or camp attendee).

  • Saturday, July 13th 12pm-12:45pm @FedEx Field

  • Sunday, July 14th 12pm-1pm @The St. James in Springfield, VA

  • Thursday, July 18th 5:30-6:30pm @FedEx Field

You may register and pay using the online registration link provided. Payment is made directly to the Washington Redskins organization and may be made in full or broken into specified installments. See the official welcome letter provided below for additional information or to print your own copy of any of the aforementioned items.

 

 IMPORTANT LINKS

 

 

 

Again, for questions contact...

Megs Early  or Jamilla Keene via email at jrredskinscheer@gmail.com and jrcheerleaders@redskins.com. They will be checking this email regularly to ensure that all questions and concerns are addressed in a timely manner. Please allow 24-48 hours for their response.

For questions about the satellite studio location or rehearsal schedule contact Miss Sonya Leigh McGee via email at danceartistry@aol.com or call (757) 368-5711. Please note that this phone is not manned daily; leave a message and your call will be returned within 24 hours.

For a faster response, use the "chat" feature when available or the email address provided.

 

Communication
Tuition Fee
Uniform Expenses & Fitting Dates and Locations

Dance Artistry Unlimited Inc, - Dance Studio Virginia Beach

4221 Pleasant Valley Road, Suite 116 & 117

Pleasant Valley Marketplace - Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Danceartistry@aol.com | Tel 757-368-5711

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