Rising Rams

General Information

The URI Spirit Program is excited to invite area cheerleaders ranging in ages 4-to-12 to participate in this fun program. The Rising Rams is a youth spirit program led by the URI Cheerleaders and Ramettes. Participants will learn performance fundamentals and routines for games and community appearances. Participants can choose to join one of two teams The Baby Blues Squad (Cheer) or The Little Rhody’s (Dance)!

Please Note: The Rising Rams is an activity NOT a competitive program! 

Membership Benefits

  • 6 Instructional Clinics
  • T-shirt
  • Set of Poms
  • Hair Bow (Cheer)
  • Earring's (Dance) 
  • Performances at URI Athletics Events 
    • Men's Basketball (Game: December 30th vs Middle Tennessee, January 16th vs St. Bonaventure)*
    • Women's Basketball (Game: December 28th vs Hartford) 
    • Football (Game: October 27th vs William & Mary) 

*Family and friends can purchase specially priced $10 general admission seating tickets (Section 215) to attend the game with your Rising Ram HERE. Rising Rams members receive FREE entry by visiting the Ryan Center Box Office the day/night of the game.

Important information on Rising Ram performances

December 28th women's basketball vs Hartford

  • Game is at 2 pm, please meet prior to 1 pm in the north lobby where we will direct you to the loading dock to practice the dance a few times before the game.
  • Please wear Rising Ram white t-shirt, navy blue leggings, jazz shoes and earrings. Make sure to bring your poms. Hair can be half up/half down or in a ponytail.

December 30th men's basketball vs Middle Tennessee

  • Game is at 5 pm, please meet prior to 4 pm in the north lobby where we will direct you to the loading dock to practice the dance a few times before the game.
  • Please wear Future Ramette t-shirt, navy blue leggings, jazz shoes and earrings. Make sure to bring your poms. Hair can be half up/half down or in a ponytail.

January 16th men's basketball vs St. Bonaventure

  • Game is at 6 pm, please meet prior to 5 pm in the north lobby where we will direct you to the loading dock to practice the dance a few times before the game.
  • Please wear Rising Ram white t-shirt, navy blue leggings, jazz shoes and earrings. Make sure to bring your poms. Hair can be half up/half down or in a ponytail.

Cost & Registration 

  • $150 per child!
  • To register please Click Here

For additional information please contact Stephanie Ashworth (Cheer) at URICheerleading@gmail.com and Ashley Durrand (Dance) at URIRamettes@gmail.com