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Vipers to hold open tryouts February 20th in Birmingham

January 22, 2010 - Arena Football League (AFL) - Alabama Vipers News Release

Huntsville, AL- The Alabama Vipers will hold a free agent open tryout February 20 in Birmingham to launch the inaugural Arena Football One season. The event will be held at Sports Blast Shelby County located at 19220 Highway 280 East. Registration will begin at noon.

Coach Dean Cokinos along with staff member will conduct the workouts and evaluate the players. "Birmingham is a region rich in terms of talented football players,'' Cokinos sais. "We are hoping to find some players that can play at the next level. Historically we have had a lot of success at these type of workouts. The Vipers have signed 5 players to camp from open tryouts in the last 2 years."

Tryouts will consist of 40-yard dash, short shuttle, individual drills and will be conducted on turf. The Fee for the tryout is $60

Prospective players may email Brad Graham at deion003@aol.com or contact him at 256-551-2232 to get any additional information

Additional Info:

Cash only will be accepted on day of tryout.

There are no hotel arrangements being provided.

Registration will begin at 12:00 p.m. sharp.

There is no full contact and therefore no need for shoulder pads.

Appropriate dress consists of workout clothes and shoes suited for turf.

No refunds accepted for any reason.

Tryout will be conducted rain or shine.

Please send any game film and player bios to Coach Cokinos at:

Alabama Vipers

700 Monroe Street

Huntsville, AL 35801

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