We are the Pop Rocks jump rope team from Troy, Ohio. We are a halftime act during high school and college basketball games. Jump rope, tumbling and elements of dance come together into a high-energy choreographed routine. We have performed for Ohio State University, Michigan State, University of Louisville, the University of Wisconsin, the Harlem Globetrotters, the University of Dayton, Purdue University, Butler University, Virginia Tech, West Virginia University, the NCAA Women's Tournament and more.


OPEN TO TROY STUDENTS IN GRADES 2-7 CURRENTLY (grades 3-8 in 2018-19 school year).

Please fill out registration form below to participate in tryouts for the 2018-19 Troy Pop Rocks jump rope team.

Expectations for tryouts include:

Practice sessions on:

•       Friday, April 20th  – 4-6 p.m. at Van Cleve Gymnasium
Monday, April 23rd – 4-6 p.m. at Van Cleve Gymnasium
•      Wednesday, April 25th – 4-6 p.m. at Van Cleve Gymnasium

Final tryout date: May 9th, and 10th

Letter of recommendation required for any jumpers who have not previously been on the team



Show your Berry Spirit!

It's never too early to think about the Troy Strawberry Festival! Once again, we are partnering with our hometown's biggest festival in the Adopt-a-Berry fund-raiser. Order a strawberry for your driveway for $25 (plus the option to personalize for an additional $5). Already have a berry? If you need it spruced up, we can help. $15. Proceeds help support our team! More info here: https://tinyurl.com/poprocksberries

Do you want to learn the 12th Street Rag routine?

Want to learn the 12th Street Rag routine? Watch this video below for step-by-step instructions from some of our jumpers! 

This routine will help teach you the fundamentals of jumping to the rhythm and beat of music. 

Be sure to contact us to get a copy of the 12th Street Rag CD. Contact Pop Rocks Coach Josh Oakes to request your copy so you can practice at home. Get a copy of the 12th Street Rag music for $3 or purchase a bundle with the music and an instructional tricks DVD for $5. 

Pop Rocks at The University of Toledo

The Pop Rocks Will Set Your Crowd in a Frenzy!

Pop Rocks Trick Explanation Segment

Pop Rocks Mannequin Challenge

Pop Rocks 2015-16 Season Highlights

Pop Rocks Purdue Performance

Pop Rocks Visit Ohio State

Wittenberg University Performance 2012/2013 Season

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