Tryouts

Tryouts will be held once in the spring and fall.  If you are unable to attend tryouts, video submissions are accepted.  Email Coach Danielle Terrell (charlotte49ersgolddusters@gmail.com) for video submission deadlines.  Dancers chosen during the spring tryouts will represent the Charlotte 49ers and compete at summer camp in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Competition

The 49ers Gold Dusters Dance Team competes at the NDA Collegiate Nationals.  Nationals are held in April in Daytona Beach, Florida. 

Team Requirements

* Attend NDA summer camp
* Attend mandatory weekly practices
* Perform at home Men's and Women's Basketball games.
* Represent and support Charlotte 49ers athletics. 
* Compete in NDA nationals in Daytona Beach, Florida
.  (For more information on skill requirements, visit our team's Facebook page for a detailed list)

Awards
1st Place Team Dance- NDA Summer Camp 2010


Most Spirited- NDA Summer Camp 2010
NDA

All Americans- Grace Wallace 2010


Gold Nationals Bid- NDA Summer Camp 2010

5th Place- Dance Division I- NDA Nationals



1st Place Team Dance- NDA Summer Camp 2011


2nd Place Game Day Dance- NDA Summer Camp 2011


Most Spirited- NDA Summer Camp 2011


NDA All Americans- Grace Wallace, Kloi Irving, Haley Johnston 2011



Silver Nationals Bid- NDA SUMMER Camp 2011

7th Place- Open Division I- NDA Nationals 2011

2nd Place- Hip Hop Division I- NDA Nationals 2011

1st Place Team Dance- NDA Summer Camp 2012

Excellent Marks- Game Day Dance- NDA Summer Camp 2012

Most Spirited- NDA Summer Camp 2012

NDA All Americans- Grace Wallace, Kloi Irving, Charlotte Brown, Ashley Williams

Gold Nationals Bid- NDA Summer Camp 2012

Clinic

The Charlotte 49ers host Jr. Gold Dusters Days for young dancers.  The days include a dance clinic, halftime performance, ticket to a women's basketball game and a commemorative t-shirt.  Participants are asked to bring a bag lunch and snack. Check back for information on the 2014-15 Jr. Gold Duster Days.