The Hawkeye Dance team performs during area events and competes at the Iowa State Dance Team Association statewide competition.  The Dance Team is a competitive dance team and will compete at an advanced level. Experience is preferred but not required. The Hawkeye dance team is Co-Ed. 

Dance Team Tryouts

  • TBD
All tryouts are held in the Health Education and Services Center on the Hawkeye Community College Main Campus.

Tryout Requirements

  • Perform a one minute piece of choreography you have created to a song of your choice (Please bring your music to tryouts).
  • Showcase and execute the following correctly:  Splits, turns, toe touch, or any other special dance qualities you may have.
  • Showcase a quick pom routine of your own choreography with no music, 8 counts.
  • Demonstrate your ability to do high kicks, mid-level kicks, and round kicks.
  • Facials expressions and stage performance, this includes makeup and tight dance attire so your movements can be clearly seen.

Questions: call 319-296-4430 or email

To participate in dance team you must read and agree to the Student-Athlete Handbook and pay a $50 participation fee. In addition to the participation fee, each dance team member is responsible for purchasing black jazz shoes and our hip hop performance outfit, which we will pick as a team. (Estimated $100) These uniforms will be yours to keep at the end of the season. Hawkeye Dance Team will provide a Dance Team jacket, school performance uniform, and poms. These will be returned at the end of the season.


Scholarships range from $250–$500 per scholarship.

To receive awarded scholarship, you must:



2016 Hawkeye RedTails Competitive Dance Team