SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 | 2:00 PM AUDITIONS (1:00PM Registration)
ALARIO CENTER (2000 Segnette Blvd., Westwego)


Pelicans Kids Hip-Hop Dance Team Auditions The New Orleans Pelicans are looking for energetic, reliable and hardworking Pelicans fans to audition for the 2013-2014 Flight Krewe Interactive Squad presented by McDonald’s! The Flight Krewe is made up of enthusiastic men and women, 18 years of age or older, who display the ultimate in Pelicans spirit while getting “the arena” pumped up each game night! Members play an integral role in community events and the Pelicans game night experience by leading the crowd in chants, hosting contests and throwing t-shirts.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Athletic Attire and non-marking sneakers

Registration is from 1:00-2:00 PM
Auditions will begin at 2:00 PM

Alario Center
2000 Segnette Blvd., Westwego, LA 70094

  • Must be 18 years of age as of 09/15/2013 (Valid government issued photo I.D. required)
  • Must be a high school graduate (verification required by providing a copy of your diploma or proof of college enrollment)
  • Must provide a copy of your Fall 2013 class schedule (applicable for college students only)
  • Must have housing in or around the New Orleans area
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be in excellent physical shape with high energy and movement ability
  • Must be able to arrive three and a half hours prior to tip-off (i.e. 3:30 PM for a normal 7:00 PM tip-off)
  • Must be able to work (30+) games which fall on weekdays, weekends, holidays, etc.
  • Must be able to attend a staff orientation as well as multiple training camps held throughout the season (beginning in October.) Attendance at each of these events is mandatory.
  • Must be able to attend 4 events during the season and 5 events during the summer

What role does the Flight Krewe play at Pelicans games?
The Flight Krewe is a high-energy group of talented men and women who can be found entertaining fans outside the arena or leading the Pelicans players onto the court with the P E L I C A N S flags. The Flight Krewe can also be found on the court and in the stands assisting fans with multiple contests as well as leading them in various chants. In the community, the Flight Krewe can be found enhancing events with their high energy, their fun dance moves and their entertaining props.

Is being a member of the Flight Krewe a full-time job?
No, being a member of the Flight Krewe is a part-time, seasonal job opportunity that begins in October 2013 and ends in July of 2014. Aside from Pelicans home games, members will also have opportunities to work events in the community throughout the entire year.

How many games and appearances will I be required to work for the 2013-2014 Season?
It is mandatory that Flight Krewe members work a minimum of 30 home games during the season (although members should anticipate working more than 30.) Appearance requests for the Flight Krewe are made throughout the season and members must be willing to attend those appearances when assigned. A minimum of (4) events during the season are required of all members as well as attendance in the summer. In addition to games and appearances, members must attend an orientation and several training camps throughout the season. Attendance at these events is mandatory.

What is the game day arrival time for Flight Krewe members?
All Flight Krewe members are required to arrive three and a half hours prior to tip-off (i.e. 3:30 PM for a normal 7:00 PM tip-off.)

Do I need entertainment experience?
We are seeking team players who have the ultimate Pelicans spirit and can energize our crowd of 18,000+ screaming fans! Gymnastics, break dancing/street dancing, cheerleading (i.e. partner stunting,) tumbling, jump roping or acting experience is preferred.

What is the age requirement for auditions?
You must be 18 years of age by September 15, 2013.

What characteristics are most important to be a successful Flight Krewe member?
All members must be team players, extremely energetic, hardworking, prompt and reliable. Members must be able to entertain in a family-oriented environment. Of course, …members must also be HUGE Pelicans fans!

Do I have to pre-register for auditions?
Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ups are welcome. To pre-register, download the registration form and fax or email it according to the instructions located on the bottom of the form.

What do I need to bring to auditions?
Please bring a government issued photo I.D., a copy of your High School diploma or proof of college enrollment, a copy of your Fall 2013 class schedule (if you are a college student,) your printed application (if you have pre-registered,) and ENERGY! You will also be required to sign a release and publicity form prior to auditioning.

What should I wear to auditions?
Athletic attire and non-marking sneakers (i.e. no black soles.) Candidates are encouraged to show their style but must dress appropriately.

May I bring a friend, parent, child to tryouts?
Auditions are closed to the public. Please do not bring guests (including family and children) to any part of the tryouts. If you have a friend who you think will be good for the team, go ahead and bring him or her with you!

For more information on the Flight Krewe, presented by McDonald's, or this year’s auditions,
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