USC Song Girls

USC Student Affairs


Audition Information

Be a part of our 2019 Song Girl Auditions and have the opportunity to follow your passion for dance and create lifelong friendships. Join the 230 Song Girl Alumni and their incredible 49 year USC tradition!

Auditions for the 2019 squad: October 22 – 25, 2018 in the Lyon Center.


Download application here!  (Save the .pdf file to your computer before filling out so it will save your data once completed.)
Additional Song Girl Auditions Information

What else do you need to know for auditions?

  • Applications due, 5pm, Friday, October 19 via email ( or by hand to the Lyon Center, attn: Lori Nelson
  • Monday, October 22, 2018; 3:00pm – 6:00pm, in the Lyon Center
  • Thursday, October 25 2018; 3:00pm – 6:00pm, in the Lyon Center

 Learn and perform the following:

  • Brief dance warm-up
  • Technical combination to be performed across the floor
  • Jazz combination
  • Routine to part of the USC Fight Song
  • Short sideline cheer

Good To Know?

All Returning members must audition each year and are not guaranteed a spot on the team.

If you make the USC Song Girl squad, practices begin in January 2018 (Spring Term) and finish in December.

During the audition process, judges look for classy young women not only with dance technique, but also who exude confidence and performance personality.


The USC Song Girl program is funded by the university and donations, there are little to no expenses for team members.

The Squad performs at home Basketball and Volleyball games, Summer Orientations, Athletic Tournaments, Alumni & Philanthropic Events, and travels to all home and away Football Games.

Each team member receives two tickets to home football and basketball games for friends and family.

Previous teams have performed internationally including Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Italy, Australia, Prague, Vienna and more.


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