Juneau students in third grade and up are invited to try out for Juneau Jumpers, the Capital City’s elite competition jump rope team! Tryouts will be held on three consecutive Sundays in October: 8, 15 and 22 from 3:30-5 pm at Auke Bay Elementary School.
Attendance is expected each Sunday and returning Jumpers will assist interested Jumpers in learning the team qualify conditions:
Single Rope Requirements
- 10 double unders
- 1 leg over, either side
- 80 speed in one minute with 5 mistakes or less
- 4 single bounces, 2 stall jumps, 2 swing kicks, 2 stall wallows
One Double Dutch Requirement
- 3 consecutive cat and mouse entries with same side exit
- In time, with a returning Jumper, to music
More information about the team, costs and practice commitments will be provided on the first day of tryouts. Interested families may also email firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in jump rope but not ready to commit to Juneau Jumpers? Check your local elementary school for an afterschool/satellite program!