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Sugar Skulls dance team holds tryouts Jan. 27

Posted at 12:22 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 14:32:01-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Tucson Sugar Skulls arena football team will hold tryouts for their all-female dance team Jan. 27.

The tryouts go from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Desert Diamond Casino Monsoon Room, 7350 S. Nogales Highway. Registration begins at noon. Those who try out must present $20 in cash.

Participants must provide a headshot.

Suggested attire is a crop top, spandex shorts and jazz or lightweight tennis shoes. Hair should be worn down and makeup should be done.

Dancers, who must be at least 18 years old, must be able to perform pom, jazz, funk and hip-hop. The 15-member team will practice twice a week and perform at all seven home games, which stretch between Mach 10 and June 15.

Sugar Skulls spokesoman Jay Gonzales declined to reveal whether the dance team members would be paid.

Those with questions should call coach Luis Ortega at 289-7253 or email