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Jarvis Greer

Want to Play Arena Football? Xplorers Hold Tryouts Nov. 20


You Can Play for the Defending Champs if You've Got the Stuff

SOUTHAVEN--- The defending af2 Arena Cup Champion Memphis Xplorers have announced that they will be hosting try-outs on Sunday, November 20 at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven. Snowden Grove Park is located off of Getwell Road south of Goodman Road at 3335 Pine Tar Alley.

Head Coach Danton Barto and his staff will be putting the potential players through a pro-style try-out with timing in the 40 yard dash and shuttle drills. Registration begins at 1 p.m. with the drills and skills tests starting by 2 p.m. Registration is $50 and players may pay with cash only. The try-outs will take place at an indoor facility with field turf, so attendees should wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

For more information, call Xplorers Head Coach Danton Barto or Frank Herring at 662-470-2171. The complete try-out schedule is as follows:

Xplorers Tryout Information

Sunday -November 20,2005

Registration and workout times:

1:00 p.m. Registration- BE ON TIME

Drills and skill tests will start by 2:00 p.m.

Where: Snowden Grove Park

3335 Pine Tar Alley

Southaven, MS

Camp Fees: $50.00

- Players may pay with cash ONLY

- Payments will be accepted only on the morning of the tryout

- Please DO NOT send payments in the mail

What to expect:

After registration, you will be tested in speed and agility drills. The coaching staff will also test for individual and group skills. The workout will take place indoors on what is called field turf. Players are recommended to bring both cleats and turf or tennis shoes.

Notice: All applicants will be required to sign waiver.

The Memphis Xplorers…2005 ArenaCup Champions

The Xplorers will defend their Arena Cup Championship in 2006 and you can be in on the action. Season Tickets are available now and begin as low as $56. Don't miss all the action of the "50-Yard Indoor War". For season ticket information call the Xplorers office at 662-342-1755. xplorersaf2.com

Jim Erickson

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