GLENDALE, Colo., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Glendale Raptors Rugby Football Club announces an exciting milestone on the road towards the 2017 spring season of elite rugby in Glendale, CO. The club is set to host their first open combine and tryouts for athletes who are hoping to play elite rugby beginning January 2017.
The 1-day combine is in Glendale, CO at Infinity Park South on November 13, 2016.
AM Session: 9am-12pm
Lunch provided: 12-1:30pm
PM Session: 1:30-5:00pm
Barbeque to follow.
Coaches from all team divisions (Elite, D2, D3) will be available to gauge player athleticism and abilities. Athletes must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the combine. No application is required, however, all athletes must register and pay a $30 fee, which covers lunch, support staff and a t-shirt. Athletes interested in a future in 15s or 7s rugby are welcome to attend the combine.
The combine will be the first opportunity for athletes to demonstrate their skills and abilities to the newly developed professional elite team. With rugby growing exponentially in the United States, the Glendale Raptors are seeking to build their player pool while simultaneously offering athletes the opportunity to pursue playing contracts.
Pre-season training will begin the week of November 28th and will run through the start of the season on January 28, 2017. The official season will run from January 28, 2017 through June 3, 2017.
All athletes 18 years of age or older are welcome and encouraged to register to attend the combine.
Visit www.glendaleraptors.com/combine to register today.
About the Glendale Raptors Rugby Football Club
The Glendale Raptors Rugby Football Club was established in 2007 and includes teams competing in the Pacific Rugby Premiership (2015 & 2016 National Champions, 2014 Runner-Up, 2011 Men's Division I National Champion), the Women's Premier League (2014 & 2015 National Champions), Men's Club 7s and DII, and affiliated high school and youth programs. The club participates in men's and women's union and 7s rugby matches. For more information on the Raptors and upcoming rugby events please visit www.glendaleraptors.com.
Director of Marketing, Infinity Park at Glendale, Colorado
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