Join the world famous San Francisco 49ers Cheerleaders and experience the opportunity of a lifetime. Over the past thirty-six years, the 49ers Cheerleaders, known as the “Gold Rush,” have established a reputation as one of the NFL’s premier 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, March 24th
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Finalists must be available to attend the following events:
Finalist Prep Class: Monday, March 25th
Interview: Wednesday, March 27th
Final Dance Audition: Thursday, March 28th
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, 2019 (there is no maximum age limit). Team members must have flexible schedules for Saturday rehearsals starting in April, all 49ers home games, a uniform photo shoot, and appearances during and prior to the season. Team members must also attend a 3-day mini camp during a weekend in May. 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 March. For details on the audition process, practice routines, and to learn tips from team members. (link to come)
For information on auditions, workshops, and to receive an application, click here or call (650) 336-1049.
The finalists will perform for a live audience on Thursday, March 28 to determine the 2019 Gold Rush team. Come watch 49ers representatives, professional choreographers, and dancers choose the new members of the elite NFL cheer squad Visit here for tickets.
Relive the moments leading up to the San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush's 35th Year Anniversary Performance featuring members from the original 1983 team to the current squad.