2012 St. Louis Rams Cheerleaders Announced; $10,000 Raised for Breast Cancer Research
The 2012 St. Louis Rams Cheerleader squad is official with a team of 28. Emcee Andy Banker of FOX 2 KTVI-TV and Melanie Moon of KPLR11 were the first to introduce the new squad to St. Louis during the final auditions on Tuesday, April 24 at The Pageant. The event was a culmination of a two-week search for St. Louis’ most talented, beautiful, professional and poised women. In addition to the judging that took place that evening, the 51 finalists were also evaluated on preliminary rehearsals, interviews that previously took place at ContinuityX Training Center and an online voting component.
As captains Tiffany, Christa and Ashley welcomed the selected returning veterans and chosen rookies to the 2012 squad, the audience cheered on in anticipation of each of their favorite finalists joining the team. Rampage was on hand to introduce each new Rams Cheerleader to the crowd and when all was said and done the Rams welcomed 20 veterans back to the team and opened their arms to eight rookies.
This was the third year that the final auditions were open to the public. The event also featured performances from Nikko Smith and the 2011 St. Louis Rams Cheerleader Captains.
The audition process helped to generate a $10,000 contribution to breast cancer research, one of the top priorities for the Rams Cheerleaders. Last year, the ladies raised $18,000 during their year-long “Cheer for a Cure” initiative. In addition, each year the Rams Cheerleaders average more than 850 hours of community service.
To see more coverage on the 2012 auditions, please check out the “Making of the Squad” videos here.
Congratulations to the 2012 St. Louis Rams Cheerleaders: