Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders FAQ

Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders FAQs

Who are the Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders?

The Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders are the longest-tenured co-ed squad in the National Football League. With over 50 athletes in total, the squad is comprised of both a dance and a stunt team. Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders perform in front of 70,000 fans at every home game.

Outside of gamedays, what else do the Ravens Cheerleaders do?

Ravens Cheerleaders are highly involved in the community – each season squad members appear at over 250 events across Maryland! Ravens Cheerleaders have also been ambassadors for the Ravens across the US and abroad at events such as the NFL Draft, Professional Football Hall of Fame parade, NFL Pro Bowl, and overseas entertaining troops on military bases.

Where can I see more of the Ravens Cheerleaders?

You can follow the Ravens Cheerleaders on Instagram and Facebook!

Can I request Ravens Cheerleaders for my upcoming event?

Yes! For a fee, Ravens Cheerleaders are available for events in and around Baltimore. Submit an appearance request to schedule the Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders at your event.

Can I send the Cheerleaders fan mail?

The Ravens Cheerleaders love to receive fan mail! You can send you mail to:

Baltimore Ravens

ATTN: Cheerleaders

1 Winning Drive

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Cheerleader Tryout FAQs

Is there an age limit to try out for the squad?

To try out, you must be 18 by May 1 at the beginning of the season. There is no maximum age limit.

What are the benefits of being a Ravens Cheerleader?

The ability to perform in front of 70,000 fans at Ravens home games.

Exposure through media, high profile events, and community relations.

Monetary compensation for all practices and games, as well as additional opportunities to generate compensation for public events and appearances.

Uniforms and apparel are provided for all squad members.

What is the time commitment if you make the team?

Being a member of the Ravens Cheerleading squad is a significant time commitment but is an experience you will never forget. You can expect the following as a Ravens Cheerleader:

Attending and performing at all 10 home games for the season. Cheerleaders arrive at the stadium approximately 5 hours before kickoff for each game.

Practices are every Tuesday and Thursday from April through January. Practices run from 6 – 9 pm.

Each Ravens Cheerleader should plan to attend approximately 20 appearances each season. There are a few mandatory appearances each year that the full squad is required to attend.

There is a mandatory Cheerleader Training Camp trip one weekend in the Spring, typically in April or May.

Where does the team practice?

Practices are split between the Ravens Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills, Maryland and a cheerleading gymnastics center in Hanover, Maryland,

Are Ravens Cheerleaders paid?

Yes, cheerleaders are paid for practices, games and appearances.

Who are the Ravens Playmakers? How are they different from the Cheerleaders?

The Playmakers are the Ravens' promotional team. They appear at restaurants throughout Maryland and attend all Ravens home games. They are different than Cheerleaders as they do not perform at football games. You can find out more about the Ravens Playmakers here.

When are tryouts?

The first and second rounds are typically held on the first weekend of March for the upcoming season. Interviews are typically scheduled during the following week. There is a final round held at the Under Armour Performance Center in mid-March. 

Do I have to attend all tryout rounds?

Yes, to be considered for the squad you must attend every round of tryouts that you are invited to participate in.

What are the minimum qualifications to tryout?

You must be 18 by May 1 of the upcoming season to tryout. You must also have a high school diploma or GED. You must also have either a part-time job, full-time job, be a full-time student, or have a family.

How can I prepare myself for auditions?

We recommend you attend the Prep Clinic held in February to prepare for tryouts.

You can prepare for the stunt team by taking one-on-one stunt lessons and gymnastic lessons.

You can prepare for the dance team by taking hip hop and jazz classes.

We recommend you be physically fit enough to run two to three miles.

How can I be notified about Tryout updates?

Submit your email to our distribution list to be notified of Prep Clinic and Tryout information:

Cheerleader Prep Clinic FAQs

What is the Prep Clinic?

Prep Clinics are typically held in February leading up to tryout weekend. Prep Clinics are held at the Under Armour Performance Center and is designed to give attendees an inside look at the Ravens Cheerleading style and technique, and how tryouts are run.  

Do I have to attend the Prep Clinic to try out for the team?

Attending the Prep Clinic is not a requirement to make the team. The purpose of the clinic is to prepare you for tryouts so you know what to expect and can prepare accordingly for tryouts.

How can I be notified about the Prep Clinic?

Submit your email to our distribution list to be notified of Prep Clinic and Tryout information: