Information on Gold Rush Team
Join the world famous San Francisco 49ers Cheerleaders and have the opportunity of a lifetime. Over the past thirty-three years, the 49ers Cheerleaders, known as the “Gold Rush,” have established a reputation as one of the NFL’s premiere performance groups. The team has been featured on many national television shows, performed for numerous USO tours around the world, and have appeared in six Super Bowls. As a team member you can participate in these special events, plus cheer at each 49ers home game, work with our Junior Cheerleader program, participate in the annual swimsuit calendar photo shoot and more.
Preliminary Audition: Sunday, April 3rd
Santa Clara Convention Center
Finalists must be available to attend the following events:
Finalist Prep Class: Monday, April 4th
Interview: Wednesday, April 6th
Final Dance Audition: Thursday, April 7th | PURCHASE TICKETS
During the preliminary audition process, applicants will be judged on dance ability, crowd appeal, showmanship, and individual applications. For finalists, there is an interview process and a final dance audition.
You must be at least 18 years of age by May 1, 2016 (there is no maximum age limit). Team members must have flexible schedules for Saturday rehearsals starting in April, all 49ers home games, photo shoots for the calendar and team photo card, as well as appearances during and prior to the season. Team members must attend a mandatory 3-day mini-camp during a weekend in April. Team members must have a reliable means of transportation.
A two-piece leotard (half top and briefs) with flesh colored hosiery is required. Jazz, dance shoes or athletic shoes (minimal tread and non-marking soles) are also mandatory. We strongly recommend that you wear your hair down although it does not need to be a certain length or style. You may also want to wear stage make up for the audition.
Meet the Gold Rush staff and train for auditions, by attending workshops throughout the month of March. Get details on the audition process, practice routines, and learn tips from former team members.
For information on auditions, workshops, and to receive an application, click HERE or call (650) 336-1049.