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Lubbock Gunslingers Announce Tryouts for 2006 Season

November 3, 2005 - National Indoor Football League (NIFL) - Lubbock GunSlingers News Release

Lubbock, TX, November 3, 2005 - The Lubbock Gunslingers, a Texas team of the National Indoor Football League, is conducting tryouts for the 2006 season. Tryouts will be held on November 20, 2005 in the indoor turf room at Chapman Field (2302 Avenue W, Lubbock), with registration beginning at 8:00 am.

In conjunction with the hiring of new Head Coach, Ed Jenkins, the Gunslingers are eager to secure new and talented players to make 2006 an exceptional season. "Lubbock has a rich football tradition, and there is great pedigree in the area. There's no better place to begin building a champion than right here at home," conveyed Ed Jenkins, "I am excited in putting together the best team possible for the 2006 football season."

Registration will be $45.00 (cash or money order only, no checks); however, participants have the option of pre-registering by 5:00 pm, November 18 for a fee of only $40.00. Candidates should wear suitable athletic attire and indoor turf shoes or sneakers. A Gunslingers t-shirt will be provided. Participants will be tested in the 40 yard dash, short shuttle, 3 cone drill and other combine tests during the morning session. The afternoon will consist of position specific drills and group work. Kickers will not be evaluated during this tryout. If you have any questions please contact Head Coach Ed Jenkins at (806) 771-7277 or email


The Lubbock Gunslingers, the only National Indoor Football League team on the Giant Side of Texas, kicked off its inaugural season in 2005 at the Lubbock Municipal Coliseum. Owners Todd & Tiffany Hurd, Gary Scott and Steve VanOsdale encourage the community to come experience indoor football at its best! Season tickets for the 2006 season are now available for purchase by calling (806) 771-PASS.


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