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Montgomery Bears to hold first open tryout

October 31, 2006 - American Indoor Football Association (AIFA) - Montgomery Bears News Release

Here comes Da' Bears, the Montgomery Bears professional indoor football team will hold open tryouts November 4, 2006 at Lee High School. This will be the Bears first tryout in team history.

The Bears, a first-year team in the American Indoor Football Association for the 2006 season looks to compete immediately. "We believe that the Montgomery, Alabama area is rich in athletic talent," says owner/GM, John Morris.

The Bears tryout combine will consist of a 40 yard dash, L. Drill, 20 yard shuttle, skill testing, and individual position drills. Players are encouraged to bring their resume, game film, and proper athletic attire (outdoor cleats/tennis shoes a must/no rainouts). Registration starts Saturday, November 4th at 8am. Their will be a $50 tryout fee (Cash or money order only).

"If you are a player looking to make it to the next level, this is where you want to be," says Mink. Two weeks ago, the the Lakeland Thunderbolts sent three players to the AFL, and Reading, PA sent another five players to the next level. The AIFA's goal is to send as many players as possible to the NFL, AFL, CFL, and NFL Europe. "We don't restrict our players from moving up the next level, we encourage it," says Mink.

The Montgomery Bears are coming to the greater Montgomery area. The Montgomery Bears are looking forward to entertaining the local community and supporting local businesses. This is the second step in their goals towards winning the championship.

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