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Welcome to the University of Minnesota! The Athletice Medicine Unit is committed to providing our student-athletes and spirit squad participants with the best possible medical coverage. 

Below you will find information about the medical clearance process and the forms that are required to be completed prior to participating in the Spirit Squad Try-out. Clicking on the name of the form will take you to a .pdf form that you can print out and complete.

Returning Spirit Squad Participants

If you are a returning Spirit Squad Participant who is trying out again this year, you need only complete the following forms prior to the try-out:

Demographic/Insurance Form (include copy of insurance card)

Try-Out Waiver


New Spirit Squad Participants

If you are not a current Spirit Squad Participant, the following forms must be printed and completed prior to the try-out.


Please print the forms, complete them, and bring them to the try-out. You will not be allowed to try out without completion of the forms and the Pre-Participation Physical Examination.

If you are under 18 years of age, please have a parent co-sign all documents.


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