Powerhouse of Red & White to Hold White Team Tryouts


WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Powerhouse of Red & White Cheerleading  Program will hold its White Team Tryouts on August 28-30, 2019 at the C.E. Gaines Center on the campus of Winston-Salem State University.

Tryouts are open to all current full-time students of Winston-Salem State University as well as incoming freshmen in the fall of 2019. Participants must provide a copy of an unofficial transcript reflecting a minimum 2.3 GPA (not applicable to freshmen), proof of insurance, and a completed tryout application.

For more information on the Powerhouse of Red & White, contact WSSU Cheerleading Head Coach Eboni Graham at (336) 750-8873 or by email at grahamel@wssu.edu


White Team Tryouts Schedule

Date                     Time                                                   Location                            

8/28/19 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                     Whitaker Gymnasium

8/29/19 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                     Whitaker Gymnasium

8/30/19 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                     Whitaker Gymnasium



  • Candidates MUST be a full-time student at Winston-Salem State University or an admitted incoming freshman at WSSU.
  • Candidates MUST be present each day of the tryout.
  • Candidates MUST provide a copy of either an unofficial transcript reflecting a minimum 2.3 GPA (current WSSU students only) or a copy of an acceptance letter to WSSU.

What to Bring?

  • Completed Tryout Application
  • Current Proof of Insurance/Insurance Card
  • Copy of Updated Physical

What to Wear?

Females                                                                           Males

Sports Bra (Red, Black, or White)                               T-Shirt (Red, Black, or White)

Shorts (Red or Black)                                                    Shorts (Red or Black)

Athletic Shoes (Cheerleading Shoes preferred)       Athletic Shoes