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Join us for a game-day experience through the eyes of a feature twirler. Observe 40+ years of traditions while getting answers to questions. After visiting campus and being accepted to the university, send video submissions with the required paperwork for the possibility of a live callback. In the early spring, live auditions will occur on campus where our traditions will be passed down to the next generation. Auditions only occur during years where we have a spot open for the coming season.


Register for an audition

All interested individuals should first register for an audition using the link below if they have not already. This will add you to our information mailing list which will provide audition updates, reminders, and allow you to stay connected with the SMB!


Send the following

Candidates must complete an application for admission and must be admitted to Michigan State University prior to the audition. Please send the following items to our Twirling Coordinator, Sarah Cordeiro, to be eligible for a live audition:

  • Video or link of live performances on a field (if able to twirl with your high school band) and/or competitive performances

  • Twirling Resume

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation


Live Audition

​Requirements for Live Audition:

  • Prepared 3-4 minute show routine with own music.

  • Downfield Strut routine

  • Demonstration of Tricks (list provided in callback invitation)

  • Demonstration of Novelty

  • 2 Baton

  • 3 Baton

  • Improvisation

  • A routine to music unfamiliar to you.

  • Interview with directors and instructional staff


Any specific questions can be directed to Sarah Cordeiro at

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