Season 16

Episode Guide

Judges' Showcase

S16 E1
Sep 17, 2021
As 51 rookies and veterans arrive to chase their dreams, the candidates hope to prove their talent with a standout solo performance and take on the kick line in the Judges' Showcase.

You Came to Play!

S16 E2
Sep 24, 2021
Melissa Rycroft comes to the first rehearsal to see which newbies have showmanship, DCC alum Natalie Woods hosts a rookie at her home, and Kelli and Judy make the first cuts of the season.

Call the Medic!

S16 E3
Oct 1, 2021
The 47 hopefuls learn the mechanics of the kickline, a rookie's injuries put her out of commission, and choreographer Evan Miller teaches a dance routine that calls for power and precision.

Social Media Dilemma

S16 E4
Oct 8, 2021
With nine cuts looming before the team's first game, the hopefuls show off their freestyle dancing, get fit for their official uniforms and learn new choreography from Denise Dicharry.

Turn Them Out

S16 E5
Oct 15, 2021
Choreographer Criscilla Anderson uses her cancer battle to inspire the dancers, veteran mentors offer style tips to the rookies, and Travis Wall helps Judy and Kelli make their next cut.

Stomp the Roach!

S16 E6
Oct 22, 2021
The hopefuls practice the highly precise entrance routine and jump kicks for the first time, Jordann shares a vulnerable personal story, and Judy and Kelli make two more tough cuts.

Show Group Showdown

S16 E7
Oct 29, 2021
As the remaining ladies try out for the media-savvy Show Group, Judy and Kelli are faced with yet another difficult decision, and some dancers rise to glory while others' hearts are broken.

I've Heard Rumors...

S16 E8
Nov 5, 2021
Makeovers give the dancers renewed confidence, alum Yuko shares exciting personal news, veteran Lisa makes a hard decision, and Kelli questions Alora-Rose about a rumored distraction.

You Are Wasting Our Time!

S16 E9
Nov 12, 2021
Week nine of training camp intensifies when Kelli and Judy confront Alora-Rose and deliberate squad dismissal decisions one week before the first game of the season.

Everybody Needs a Dream

S16 E10
Nov 19, 2021
Kelli and Judy slyly make the final squad announcement, and the new team faces several obstacles before taking the field for their first game as Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.