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Junior Bears Cheerleading


The Junior Bears program is operated by the Missouri State University Cheerleaders. The program provides the opportunity to Springfield area youth to work with the MSU Cheerleaders on a regular basis and also to perform at a variety of MSU games and events.

2014-2105 Season

This is our first season with the Junior Bears program but we have an exciting lineup of opportunities! Exact dates of games and events will be provided as they are scheduled by the University.


The Junior Bears is for ages 5 – 12 and is for any skill level. Due to space restrictions at games, team size is limited to 50. Team placement is on a first come, first serve basis. Registrations beyond 50 will be placed on a waiting list.

We are in the process of updating the registration process. At this time, please email the following information to Matt Harris, Missouri State Head Cheer Coach, at

Parent Name (first and last):

Street Address:

City, State, Zip:

Area Code and Phone Number: 

Email Address:

Participant's Name (first and last):

Partipants's Birth Date:


All parents must sign an MSU Cheer Clinic Minor Release Form, as well as a release form for the cheer gym, before their child may participate in Junior Bears practice.


$50.00 per month (Includes weekly practices and all performances)
$100.00 Uniform (Skirt, Shell, and Bow)

*Tickets to games and events are not included for parents and family members.

Practice Schedule

The Junior Bears will practice on Wednesday nights from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
Practices will be held at Elite Athletics Cheerleading Training Center.  

Practices begin September 3rd and will continue through the end of March 2015.