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Post by Caballo Diablo » Tue Nov 25, 2008 7:29 pm

* The Austin TurfCats *

The Arena and Logo was released in an article today
[url]http://www.oursportscentral.co...s/releases/?id=3744359[/url]

I spoke with Mr. Oswalt today and he hopes to have a team website up in the next couple of weeks with a seating and pricing chart. They will be playing at the Travis County Exposition Center on Decker Lane in the Luedecke Arena (same place the Austin Ice Bats originally played.
http://www.co.travis.tx.us/exp...ion_center/default.asp

They are looking at season ticket packages for 4 seats costing;
Upper level - $99
Lower Level- $150
1st Row - $250
He said merchandise will be inexpensive.

The arena is currently remodeling and changing the seating layout, the players benches will be either in the corners or endzones, not at the hockey benches.

The parking lots will be open 4 hours prior to kickoff for tailgating.

The Logo reminds me of the AFL's San Jose Sabercats (without the open mouth and fangs- lol), on a closer note the Texas State (formerly Southwest texas) Bobcats which is approx 30 min South of Austin.
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Post by Minor League Man » Tue Nov 25, 2008 7:51 pm

The Taylor County Expo Center has had some experience with indoor football before, as it was the home to the IPFL's Texas Terminators in 1999, and later the NIFL's Austin Knights/Rockers in 2002-2003. Hope it can handle the sport again after five years of absence!

BTW, the website is:
http://www.turfcats.com
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Post by ronaldoswalt » Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:11 pm

Get that football fan in your family the perfect Christmas gift --- 2009 Austin Turfcats Season Tickets and Turfcats Merchandise --- Season tickets for all 6 home games start at only 99 dollars for a family four pack and it can be paid in 3 payments, show the world you are a Turfcats fan. Each packet also includes one free limited ediiton Season Ticket Holder tshirt --- Visit us at turfcats.com or call 832-754-7666 today !!!! Give the gift of indoor football, Southern Indoor Football League style --- it's the fastest game on turf !!!!!

Thanks so much for all the calls and emails of support today!!!!!

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Post by ronaldoswalt » Sun Nov 30, 2008 2:23 am

For all indoor fans please take time to join our facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/group ... 7248842195
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Post by Caballo Diablo » Wed Dec 03, 2008 6:31 pm

Turfcats Looking For Interns for Inaugural SIFL Season

December 3, 2008
Media contact: J. Ronald Oswalt 832-754-7666
[email protected]

Austin – The Austin Turfcats indoor football team is seeking interns for the 2009 season, which begins in the spring.

The Austin Turfcats offer different internships within the field of sports and sports management.

The majority of these internships are unpaid and many require students receive credit but the experience and networking opportunities can be invaluable. This is one field where relevant experience and professional connections really count if you’re hoping to get hired in the sports industry. By making your internship a success, you will be in a better position to turn your internship into a full time job.

Internships that are currently open include: Public Relations, Marketing, Video, Operations/Coaching, Strength & Conditioning, Football Operations, Ticket Sales, plus many more. Internships are available in a wide range of locations offering students many opportunities to complete an internship during fall, spring, or summer semester.

Interns are needed in sales and sponsor services, group ticket sales, media and public relations and operations.

Resumes and cover letters can be emailed to [email protected].

Also cheerleader tryouts will be held soon so email for more information.

Great locations are still available for the 2009 season! Act now to reserve the best seats. Call a Season Sales Representative today at 832-754-7666 to reserve your seats today. The Austin Turfcats are committed to being a premier team in the Southern Indoor Football League and being involved in the community for which we serve.

For more information or get photos for media outlets or to get your 2008 Austin Turfcats season tickets, contact the Turfcats office at (832) 754-7666 or by electronic mail at [email protected].

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Post by ronaldoswalt » Fri Dec 05, 2008 12:31 pm

The turfcats have a new phone number 866-969-TCAT and new website at turfcats.com will launch soon

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Post by Caballo Diablo » Fri Dec 05, 2008 5:37 pm

[quote=""austinturfcats""]The turfcats have a new phone number 866-969-TCAT and new website at turfcats.com will launch soon[/quote]

For us old folk who can't see the letters on our phones
that would be (866) 969-8228 - lol

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Post by Caballo Diablo » Sat Dec 06, 2008 4:03 pm

The Turfcats seem to be the team that's hitting the ground running, they have definitely been more proactive on releasing information and setting up a website. The site is still under construction but moving forward, I'm looking forward to the team store opening.
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Turfcats Launch New Website
December 5, 2008 - Southern Indoor Football League (SIFL) Austin Turfcats

Austin - The Austin Turfcats (http://www.turfcats.com), officially unveiled its newly designed website today, in an effort to help educate our fans about the Southern Indoor Football League and Austin's newest football team. While the site is still a project under development, it marks the teams' professional drive toward the 2009 season.

The new website features a sporty look and feel, a visitor-friendly navigation that allows the user to easily access the most relevant items and information that fit the ultimate Turfcats fan. Other technology components include a Turfcats Coaches forum; media guide downloads in PDF format, and player profiles, with many more exciting updates to come as the 2009 season kicks off.

"The Austin Turfcats aim is to make the fan's experience on their website easier and more enjoyable, in hopes that this helps consumers better understand who we are and how exciting the SIFL game is for the fan," said Turfcats Vice-President/General Manager, Ronald Oswalt.

The Turfcats selected sparkNet Creative of San Marcos, Texas for the design project. sparkNet is a website development and technology consulting firm that offers a complete line of website design and development services, Internet marketing, computer support, and technology consulting services for business and residential customers throughout Central Texas. For more information, call (866) 396-9424 or visit http://www.sparkNetCreative.com.

Like sparkNet, the Turfcats are an organization committed to serving the community and developing a Central Texas winning attitude.

Great locations are still available for the 2009 season! Act now to reserve the best seats. Call a Season Sales Representative today at 866-969-TCAT (822 8) to reserve your seats today. The Austin Turfcats are committed to being a premier team in the Southern Indoor Football League and being involved in the community for which we serve.

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Post by Minor League Man » Sat Dec 06, 2008 10:14 pm

The Turfcats have been by far more active than any other SIFL team recently (the Swashbucklers included).

Certainly professional...hope the rest of the league is just as professional!
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Post by Caballo Diablo » Sun Dec 07, 2008 2:00 am

Gary Layne Smith Named Turfcats Chaplain
San Marcos/USAF Pastor Selected To Help Lead Players and Staff

December 6, 2008
Media contact: J. Ronald Oswalt 866-969-TCAT [8228]
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Austin – Gary L. Smith, who spent 20 years serving our nation and our nation’s soldiers as a USAF Chaplain, will serve as the first chaplain to the newly formed Austin Turfcats of the Southern Indoor Football League Team.

Smith said, “God, Family, The Church, and sports…four loves of my life for my entire adult life. I have always loved playing sports, being around the sports world, and writing about the sports world and its tremendous impact on our society and history. This is exciting to me to become a spiritual component of a professional sports team. It is a dream come true for me to be able to be the minister to the athletes, the men and women who run the organization, the family members of the athletes, and to help establish a tone of professionalism that is redeeming for the athletes, the families and the community around the team!”

A lifelong love of people and sports was lived out for 20 years as an Air Force Chaplain (1983-2003), where he served with distinction and attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Colonel Smith was the first and only chaplain in Air Force history to graduate number one out of a class of 604 line officers in the military’s most challenging Squadron Officer School at Air University in Alabama, an 8-week course to shape and determine leadership capabilities. This course included heavy emphasis on team building, academics, and sports competition and included military officers from around the world.

The 1999 MLB All-star game at Boston’s famous Fenway Park included Gary and his daughter Amity working that game as USAF representatives. It was one of their many father/daughter highlights at Fenway Park while their family lived in Boston.

Christ the Redeemer Church in San Marcos, Texas (http://www.christredeemerchurch.com ) is the place where Gary and his family currently serve the Lord and the community. His graduate degree is from Texas Christian University (Brite Divinity School) with a Master of Divinity Degree with a major in Family Systems Counseling.

He has worked with soldiers and athletes around the country and Europe during his assignments which include Texas, Arizona, Germany, England, Boston, Mississippi, Alabama, and The Netherlands.

Gary says it is enjoyable to observe how sports and Church blend together for the good of the community. Gary still plays and coaches softball along with his son Daniel. Their team has led their church team to 4 city championships in the last 6 seasons. Two years ago at age 54 he played with the Senior Major League Fast Pitch Baseball team in San Antonio.

Smith added, “Bringing together all of his military and sports background to the Turfcats team members and organization for the good of all – God, team, families, and community”

Smith is supported by his wife Pam and his children Amity and Daniel.

Great locations are still available for the 2009 season! Act now to reserve the best seats. Call a Season Sales Representative today at 866-969-TCAT [8228] to reserve your seats today. The Austin Turfcats are committed to being a premier team in the Southern Indoor Football League and being involved in the community for which we serve.

For more information or get photos for media outlets or to get your 2009 Austin Turfcats season tickets, contact the Turfcats office at (866) 969-TCAT [8228] or by electronic mail at [email protected].
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