The Hays Cheer Association is currently having sign-ups for the 2019 football season. HCA is open to first- through sixth-grade students and is open to the public. Hays Cheer Association is coached by Jenny Linenberger and Holly Linenberger. This is the squad’s second year.
Registration fees are $125, which include cheerleading gear.
The kids will cheer for the Hays Football Association, which is the Hays Oilers traveling football team. Although they are a traveling football team, the squad will only cheer at home games.
The squad is excited to announce that this year it will be have a mini cheer camp with the Ellis High School Cheerleaders on Sunday, Aug. 18.
The Ellis High School Cheerleaders hold the titles of All American Cheerleaders, 2017 Game Day Cheer Showcase KSHSAA Champions, 2018 Game Day Cheer Showcase KSHSAA Champions and 2019 UCA Camp Champions.
The squad’s first game is Sept. 7.
Most of the games are on Saturdays and are at Hays Middle School. Playoff games will take place at Fort Hays State University. The squad members will perform at the playoff games at Fort Hays State University.
The Oilers Cheerleaders will participate in the Hays High School Homecoming Parade and the Fort Hays State University Parade.
Along with participating in the parades, the squad members will perform at the annual Downtown Hays Christmas Tree Lighting.
In the Hays Cheer Association Program, the members learn cheers, stunts, dances, jumps and performance material. Along with this, they learn sharpness and motion techniques. The cheer squad provides the tools to increase cheerleading skills. It also allows the members the opportunity to build fundamental life skills and relationships that last a lifetime, while having fun.
If you are interested and want to join the squad, follow the squad’s Facebook page, where the squad’s registration link is available.
The closing date for registration is Aug. 8. First Practice will be Aug. 10.
Registration fees, signed waivers are due and fittings will take place on Saturday, Aug. 17.