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BattleWings' to Hold First Open Tryout for the 2007 Season

October 20, 2006 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings News Release

Bossier City, Louisiana (October 19, 2006) Newly hired BattleWings' Head Coach Jon Norris wasted little time in getting things started for the 2007 af2 season, scheduling the first tryout of the season for Saturday, December 2nd at Independence Stadium in Shreveport.

"We have been fielding a lot of phone call inquiries from players and agents regarding playing here in 2007, and we want to get a look at these and other interested players before the beginning of the year," Coach Norris said. "This is an open tryout," he continued, "and we will be looking at players for every position. To give every player the best look, we are breaking the day down to a specific schedule."

The tryout schedule for that day is as follows:

7:30 AM Skilled Players Registration (wide receiver, defensive back, quarterback)

10:00AM Big Players Registration (offensive and defensive line, fullback, linebacker)

12 Noon Kicker Registration

2:00 PM Elite player workout for players called back from morning sessions

**All players will be tested in: 40 yard dash, 20 yard short shuttle, standing long jump

**Testing will be followed by an evaluation of all players in position specific drills

**Kickers will be evaluated on distance and accuracy

**All players will receive a camp t-shirt

PLAYERS NEED TO BE PREPARED WITH PROPER FOOTWARE FOR FIELD TURF AND PROVIDE THEIR OWN COMFORTABLE WORKOUT GEAR

*****TRACK SPIKES ARE PROHIBITED*****

Open Tryout Location: Independence Stadium, Shreveport, LA

Date of Tryout: Saturday, December 2, 2006

Time: from 7:30 AM until approximately 3:00 PM

Cost: $50 if pre-registered, $60 at registration (cash only)

PRE-REGISTER BY CALLING JIM ANSPAUGH AT 318-746-8755

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