Audition for MAPP Staff

Mid American Pompon Staff hosts auditions each Spring in preparation for performances and events taking place during the Summer, Fall, and Winter seasons. These auditions are invite-only. To be invited, each candidate must meet all designated qualifications and submit a completed application by that years’ deadline. Then, Mid American Pompon will review each application and will reach out to a maximum of 30 applicants with invitations to attend the in-person audition.

Important Dates for 2023-2024:

The application window has closed for our 2023-2024 Staff Auditions. Dates for 2024-2025 Auditions will be released at the end of 2023!


  1. Candidate must have attended at least 2 Mid American Pompon Summer Camps
  2. Candidate must be either a current High School Senior or a College Freshman
  3. Candidate may audition twice for MAPP Staff

Application Requirements:

  • Before you apply or audition, it is important that you understand the responsibilities associated with being a member of Mid American Pompon Staff. Please review the below document and familiarize yourself with important dates, times, tryout procedure, and MAPP Staff FAQ responses.

CLICK HERE FOR 2023-2024 MAPP Staff Audition FAQs

  • Submit completed application form by the stated deadline*


  • Ensure former coach reference(s) is/are submitted by the stated deadline


  • You will be asked to prepare a pom routine that consists of your own unique choreography. Maximum time: 1 minute 30 seconds. More specific instructions will be given in the audition invitation.
  • Part 1: The first part of the day will consist of:
    • You will perform your prepared routine for a panel of judges
    • Speed learning section
  • After lunch, those selected to move on to the next round will receive a callback to the 2nd half of the audition day via envelope. Some candidates will therefore be dismissed at this time.
  • Part 2: Those that have proceeded to the second part of the day will go through:
    • Talk-demo section
    • Group interviews
    • Teamwork activities
  • Following the audition day, Part 2 attendees will receive an email with tryout results within 24 hours.

The Mid American Pompon Summer Camp Staff is the best of the best. Submit your application to audition for the team – you won’t regret it!

*If you live more than 60 miles or 60 minutes from Mid American Studio in Farmington Hills, MI, you are invited to submit a 1 minute pom performance video along with your application. For more information on this, please reference MAPP Staff Audition FAQs