Detroit Lions cheerleader auditions begin today
DETROIT — Well, the Detroit Lions have this going for them in the upcoming season.
The team announced Monday that they will be featuring cheerleaders on the sidelines at Ford Field for the 2016 season. Auditions begin Saturday, June 25, at Ford Field and the staff will hold call backs throughout the weekend. Pre-registration is required and details are available online here or by calling 313-262-2300. There will be an industry standard $25.00 fee for registration. Auditions are closed to the general public.
Finalists will participate in a five-day training camp in mid-July and the squad will be introduced in early August. They’ll be ready to go for the Lions home opener on September 18.
Rebecca Girard-Smoker has been hired as Director of Detroit Lions Cheerleaders. The team says she spent ten seasons with Palace Sports and Entertainment as the Dance Team Director for the Detroit Pistons Dance Team, Automotion.
The cheer squad already has their own Twitter handle – @DETLionsCheer.