Seymour Tryouts Set for August 1


July 6, 2015

2015 Seymour Tryout Application Get Acrobat Reader

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Do you think you have what it takes to be the next Seymour? Then sign-up today for the Seymour tryouts! Those selected will carry on the prestigious Southern Miss tradition of appearing as Seymour for various athletic events and functions during the 2015-16 school year. Qualified applicants must exhibit a high-level of school spirit and Golden Eagle pride.

Tryout Details:
When: Saturday, Aug. 1 -- Noon -- 4 p.m.
Where: Payne Center (Magnolia Studio)
Who: Open to current Southern Miss students or incoming students


-- Must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA and a 2.0 GPA for the Fall Semester
-- Transfers or incoming students must be accepted into the University prior to tryouts
-- Each contender must perform an improvisational skit with the Seymour mascot suit. The skit will be dictated by the judges
-- Each mascot must pass an endurance test. This is primarily a cardiovascular test but also gives each contender an idea of what football season is like
-- Each mascot must go through a series of interviews
-- Applicants must also turn in a tryout application, proof of medical insurance and a liability waiver before being allowed to tryout

For more information contact Graduate Assistant for Sports Marketing, Brandon Bernard at Brandon.Bernard@eagles.usm.edu or call 601-266-6629.

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