Hammer arena tryouts Saturday

Published 2:02 am Friday, November 19, 2010

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — The Huntington Hammer arena football team will conduct an open tryout camp Saturday at the Teays Valley Physical Therapy and Training Center.

Registration is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. with tryouts from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $50 at the door (cash or money order only). A T-shirt will be provided by The Hammer. Players should wear shorts or sweats but no pads or helmets. Tryouts are indoors and players should wear turf shoes only. No outdoor clears are permitted.

Players can pre-register online at www.huntingtonhammer.com and filling out a form or email gm@huntingtonhammer.com for more information.

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Players with college and/or professional experience should bring a prepared biography of their career experience.

A placekicker tryout will be held at a later date.

The Teays Valley Center is located at 3910 Teays Valley Road in Hurricane, W.Va.

The Hammer is a founding member of the Ultimate Indoor Football League and will begin play February at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Ticket information and sponsorship opportunities is available by calling 304-525-7277 or visit the website.

The tryouts are sponsored by the Barboursville Hampton Inn Hotel.