Last-Minute Advice For Cheerleading Hopefuls

Tryouts for the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders squad begin on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.  Cathy Boyd, the Buccaneers’ Cheerleading and Mascot Manager has some last-minute advice for those hopefuls who plan to show up for open call at One Buccaneer Place on Saturday morning.

“Make sure you get a good night’s sleep,” said Boyd.  “Wake up and eat a good breakfast to make sure you have enough energy.  Drink some water and just get ready to show up with your “A” game.” Continue reading

TBBC Pro Bowl Cheerleader Lauren’s Blog from Hawaii

Aloha Bucs Fans!

Lauren here! Your 2013 Pro Bowl Cheerleader! It’s such an honor to represent our Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders here in Hawaii!

Day 1:

Today started of early… My husband got me to the airport 6:30 AM, in full hair and makeup, before my 15 hours of traveling. Woo hoo! But I was very excited and ready to go!

After a nice, short flight to Atlanta, landing, major airport traffic and sitting on the plane for an extra 30 minutes, I somehow made it from one end of the airport to the other in less than seven minutes. It was a little stressful to say the least! But once I was on board, I got to pull out an awesome little package from my TBBC sisters. The outside of the package read “Do Not Open Until You Are On Flight 837 – Love TBBC”. The package was filled with letters from all of the Buccaneer cheerleaders. It truly made my 11-hour flight so much more enjoyable!

After reading each letter, I started looking around the plane and saw some other Pro Bowl Cheerleaders and got so excited! They all looked so beautiful, but were too far away to meet. My anxiety was increasing, I just wanted to talk to them so badly!

When we finally made it, all seven of the PBCs that were on the flight waited at the end of the gate for each other. It was as if we were all best friends and we just hadn’t seen each other for a while. So awesome! Continue reading