All KU mascots must be full-time KU students, or have been admitted for the fall. To try out for Big Jay, you must be a 6'1" to 6'5" and fit into the Big Jay costume. To try out for Baby Jay, you must be 4'11" to 5'1" and fit into the Baby Jay costume.
Tryouts for the 2014-15 season will be April 11 & 12, 2014. If you're interested in trying out this year or in the future, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. To try out, submit the Tryout Packet (pdf) by April 15, 2014.
Tryout Video Essay
Be creative...submit a video on why you want to be a mascot for the University of Kansas and what would you bring to the team. The video should be 1 minute long, a skit, a movie scene, a song. Use props, sound effects, signs. Again, be creative with your video essay. Submit with your application to the Spirit Squad Office by April 1, 2014.
Mascots receive $300/semester, plus $50/semester if GPA is 3.0 or higher.
What to Wear at Tryouts
Wear comfortable presentable athletic clothes (shorts and a t-shirt) and shoes.
Mascots will be selected based on their appropriateness and entertainment value.