Arizona Rattlers announce open tryouts

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The Arizona Rattlers will hold open tryouts for interested athletes to showcase their talent and be given an opportunity to join the football squad for the 2014 season. Open tryouts will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 8 at the Gene Autry Sports Complex located at 4125 E. McKellips Road, in Mesa.

Players interested in joining a championship team are encouraged to tryout. Cost to participate is $80.00 and must be paid in the form of cash or money order (no personal checks will be accepted). Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 8:55 a.m. Individuals must register to participate.

General Manager and Head Coach Kevin Guy, along with his coaching staff, will be testing players on 40's, short shuttles and positional drills. Participants must arrive ready to go, no locker room facilities will be made available. However, bathrooms are accessible.

The open tryout will be held outside on the Rattlers' grass practice field. Athletes must bring their own cleats, shorts and accessories. The camp activity is non-contact therefore no pads or helmets are required.

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