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INGLEWOOD (CNS) – The Los Angeles Rams will conduct the final auditions
for their 2016 cheerleading team today at the Forum.
The final auditions conclude a two-week selection process that included
preliminary auditions, professional interviews and dance rehearsals.
The 66 women seeking spots on the team will be judged by a panel of five
men and four women, including Pro Football Hall of Fame member Marshall
Faulk, who played for the Rams when they were based in St. Louis; Lisa Estrada,
the Los Angeles Lakers vice president of entertainment and facilities; and John
Peters, the Rams cheer choreographer.
The final Rams Cheerleader team will be announced on stage at the
conclusion of the finals.
Tickets for the final auditions are $20 and $30 for floor seats and $10
for general admission. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. with the show beginning at 5
The process began April 2 when approximately 400 women participated in
preliminary auditions at Galen Center, Tiffany White, the Rams communications
coordinator, told City News Service.
The Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders were established in 1968. The
cheerleaders participate in more than 1,500 hours of community service per year
and squad members are featured in the annual Rams Cheerleading Swimsuit
Calendar and Rams Cheer Poster, according to Keely Fimbres-Bledsoe, the Rams
director of special events and cheerleaders.