Pearl River announces mascot tryouts

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College is in search for a new leader to take over as legendary mascot, W.C. Rivers.



Applicants are expected to be an ambassador of Pearl River Community College, enthusiastic and creative. Additionally, candidates must attend all football games, home basketball games, a variety of appearances as well as other events.


To be eligible:

  • Applicants must be enrolled at PRCC, accepted or have a pending application on file prior to tryouts

  • Complete tryout application (only Page 1 of cheer application)

  • Complete waiver form (available at PRCCAthletics.com

  • Provide copy of front and back of insurance card

To apply, candidates can submit their paperwork and tryout video to head coach Sarah Smith at SCSmith@prcc.edu.


The video must be broken down into two sections. In the first section, please state your name, hometown and why you want to be W.C. Rivers; be sure to show your personality.


In the second section, create a clip showcasing your mascot skills. Mascots will be graded on crowd appeal/interaction, creativity, enthusiasm, prop usage and overall impression.

The video should range anywhere from 30 seconds to 2 minutes.


The deadline to tryout is May 22.

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