The Honeybees or the Honeybees Dancers are the basketball cheerleaders for the New Orleans Hornets of the NBA. These are the hottest of the New Orleans Hornets Honeybees Dancers cheerleaders.
Honeybees Dancers tryouts are held annually in July
Tryouts to be a New Orleans Hornets Honeybees cheerleader are held annually in July. To be a Honeybees cheerleader, women must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma. There are no maximum age, height, or weight restrictions, but women must be in top physical shape to perform all the dance moves required of a Honeybees cheerleader at NBA games.
Prior to the actual tryouts, the Hornets run a series of prep classes to help prospective cheerleaders see what it takes to be a Honeybees cheerleader. At the prep classes, choreography routines are taught, as well as floor technique combinations, and women will be given audition tips and can ask their own questions about the tryouts.
At the tryouts, women are judged by their showmanship, energy, personality, professionalism, maturity, dance technique, style, commitment, physical fitness, personal appearance, attitude, and teamwork skills. A background in dance is not required, but is helpful.
Honeybees cheerleaders can do personal appearances at games known as a Honey Gram
In addition to performing at all New Orleans Hornets home NBA basketball games at the New Orleans Arena, Honeybees cheerleaders also do in-game Honey Grams. A Honey Gram is a personal appearance by a Honeybees cheerleader at individual seats before, during or after a Hornets game for autographs and pictures.
Honeybees cheerleaders also do many public appearances each year in and around the New Orleans area. The public appearances are at events like parades, trade shows, conventions, store openings, and corporate functions, as well as at charity and fundraising events in the community. Some Honeybees cheerleaders are even selected to perform overseas in places like China, France and Turkey.
The Honeybees Dancers are popular cheerleaders in the NBA, as they have been featured in magazines like Sports Illustrated.
Most famous woman who was a New Orleans Hornets Honeybees cheerleader
Recording artist and dancer Dawn Richard was a Honeybees cheerleader for the New Orleans Hornets in the NBA. Dawn Richard was a member of the all girl band Danity Kane, and is now a solo artist in the music industry.
Dawn Richard was born to be a dancer, as her mother owned a dancing school. Dawn was also a great athlete who was a national basketball champion in high school. Dawn was a Honeybees cheerleader for two seasons, and was the captain of the squad in her second year.