Royalettes Reminder

February 2016

Happy Valentine's Day Royalettes

We hope that you are ready for the rest of the twirling season! Please check our website out for information on upcoming contests, or read all the emails that are sent out. The competition season is upon us!

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Coaching

Our coaching staff this year includes: Diane Gunnels, Rhonda Groves, Lindsay Salyers, Holly Dufour, Tara Mason-Stacey, Audrey Johnston, Carrie Giacofei, Ashley Folster, Victoria Maiden, Brittany Maiden, Amanda Wilson & Erica Singh. Rachael de Villiers will be helping too, when she visits from New York.

All Star Classes for National & Local Levels

We can’t stress enough the importance of attending the All Star Classes. You should plan to attend at least 1, but we prefer 2 per week. During that time you need to do 8 solos, 4 super-x struts, (or basic strut depending on your level), 3 modeling routines, 4 two-baton routines, (if you have a 2-baton routine), and your team tricks. Each team member is responsible for practicing their team tricks. A list of these tricks is given out during team practice. Your goal is to be consistent & with proper form on these tricks. Please try to attend one stretch class a week.


All Star Classes are held at the following times and locations:

Monday Bailey Bridge Middle School – All Star & Stretch Class 5:30 – 6:30



Tuesday Bailey Bridge Middle School 5:30 – 6:30



Wednesday Bailey Bridge Middle School 5:30 – 6:30



Thursday Bailey Bridge Middle School 5:30 – 6:30



Friday Bailey Bridge Middle School – OPEN GYM – You must have an adult with you to participate in this. 5:30 – 8:00

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Upcoming Contests

Shamrock Twirling Contest

3/5 & 3/6

Beaver Falls Community College, PA

Contact: Kathy Harris @ kathyharris1@comcast.net



TwirlTasTix Spring Classic featuring Andrea Birdcreek College Invitational

3/12

TBA

Contact: Christine Zoll

Czlvs2twrl@gmail.com



Congressional Cup

3/19 & 3/20

Mount Saint Mary’s College

Emmitsburg, MD

Contact: Kay Colen

www.congressionalcup.net



Dynamics Contest

4/10

Century High School

Eldersburg, MD

Contact: Judi Marlatt

coachjudi@comcast.net



Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships

4/16 & 4/17

Mount Saint Mary’s College

Emmitsburg, MD

Contact: Juli Duda

zipjld@aol.com



Pennsylvania State Championships

4/24

California University of PA – 250 University Avenue – California, PA 15419

Contact: www.modernettes.org



Miss Majorette of VA

5/7

Heritage High School – 5800 Marshall Ave – Newport News, VA

Contact: Shelvy Manning shellman1038@cox.net



Miss Majorette of MD & Maryland State Contest

May ??

Century High School

Eldersburg, MD

Contact: Judi Marlatt

coachjudi@comcast.net



Miss Majorette of NC

5/14

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

Contact: Courtney Patterson-White

patterco@gmail.com



Miss Majorette of PA

5/28

TBA

Contact: Lora Riegner

llriley@earthlink.net



St. Thomas Twirling Contest

5/28

Virgin Islands

Contact: Shelvy Manning

Shellman1038@cox.net



Delaware Miss Majorette & States and All East Open Pageant

TBA

Contact: Christine Zoll

Czlvs2twirl@gmail.com



North Atlantic Regional Championships

6/18

Beaver Falls Community College

Beaver Falls, PA

Contact: Kathy Harris

Kathyharris1@comcast.net



Virginia State Championships

6/25 & 6/26

TBA



Warm UP for AYOP Contest

7/9

Century High School

Eldersburg, MD

Contact: Judi Marlatt

coachjudi@comcast.net



AYOP – National Championships

Week of 7/26

University of Notre Dame

South Bend, IN

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Costume Balances

Just a reminder that the balances due on your team costumes is now due. Costume Balances over $150 for Junior National Level will be advised in 2 weeks.
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Team Mom Meeting

We will have a meeting of the Team Moms on Thursday, 2/4/16 at Bailey Bridge Middle School from 6:00 to 6:30.

Twirler of the Month - Laurel Shenton

How long have you been twirling? 5 years

How old are you? 14 years old

What’s your favorite part of being a Royalette? The friends at baton that I've made and enjoy spending time with would defiantly be one of the many things I like being a Royalette. Everyone is so welcoming. We're all like one big family!

What is your favorite trick? Toss under left leg, catch under right leg

What is your goal for the 2015-2016 Twirling Season? Four spin and one spin illusion!

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A Beautiful Dance Routine for your Enjoyment

Sophia Lucia - I Will Not Forget You - YAGP San Diego 2016
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Each Twirler should have....

Each twirler should have a first aid kit in their baton bag. It should contain an ice pack, band aids, and Tylenol at a minimum. Please also make sure you have extra hair ties, bobby pins, etc, to keep your hair out of your face.


Each Twirler should have a notebook. Bring this notebook to each & every practice, and private lesson. You will need to write your goals in here, make notes on tricks you should be working on and making notes on private lessons that you’ve had so that you don’t forget what you’ve learned.

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Remember:


  • Attend All Star Classes
  • Do your best for your team and yourself
  • Bring your notebook
  • Bring your water bottle
  • Wear your practice outfit to all team practices
  • Put your hair up in a bun for practice (Girl’s only)
  • Practice hard
  • Be a Champion
  • Be your best self

Thanks for helping make the Royalettes #1 --- Diane Gunnels, Director

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