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49ers Gold Rush Cheerleaders Announce 2017 Audition Information

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Information on Gold Rush Team

Join the world famous San Francisco 49ers Cheerleaders and experience the opportunity of a lifetime.  Over the past thirty-four 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, appeared in NFL games and special events throughout Europe, Latin America, and Asia and performed in five Super Bowls.  As a team member, you can participate in these types of special events, plus cheer at all 49ers home games, work with the Junior Cheerleader program, participate in the annual photo shoot and much more.


Preliminary Audition: Sunday, April 30th


City National Civic

135 West San Carlos Street

San Jose, CA 95113


Finalists must be available to attend the following events:

Finalist Prep Class: Monday,  May 1st

Interview: Wednesday, May 3rd

Final Dance Audition: Thursday, May 4th


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, 2017 (there is no maximum age limit).  Team members must have flexible schedules for Saturday rehearsals starting in May, a 2-day mini-camp during a weekend in June, appearances during and prior to the season, all 49ers home games and photo shoots. Team members must have a reliable means of transportation.


Suggested attire includes dancewear and jazz shoes or athletic shoes with non-marking soles. Example: Sports bra or crop top with shorts or briefs.


Meet the Gold Rush staff and train for auditions, by attending workshops throughout the month of April.  Get details on the audition process, practice routines, and learn tips from team members. 

For information on auditions, workshops, and to receive an application, click here or call (650) 336-1049.

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