PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers have an exciting week planned for their fans. The fun kicks off Wednesday, February 6, with the Rattlers Media Challenge, followed by the Season Ticket Holder Fantasy Camp. On Thursday, February 7, the Rattlers are hosting National Anthem Auditions and a Select-A-Seat event. The week caps off with Open Tryouts on Saturday, February 9.
Fans are invited to come out and watch media personalities test their skills on the football field in the first ever Rattlers Media Challenge on Wednesday, February 6. Each team will be participating in a multitude of drills and vying for bragging rights. This event is set for 10:30 a.m. at the US Airways Center.
Next, season ticket holders will get a chance to find out if they have what it takes to run with the Rattlers. There will be passing, kicking and running drills set up to take part in - all on the Rattlers' brand new field. Season ticket holders are asked to call 602.514.TDTD or email STH@azrattlers.com to reserve spots. The fun starts at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Parking is free in the US Airways Garage.
Thursday kicks off with National Anthem Auditions. The Rattlers are looking for talented artists who are interested in performing the National Anthem at a Rattlers home game during the 2013 season. Auditions will be held Thursday, February 7 at US Airways Center from 7-9 a.m. and 4-7 p.m. No appointments are necessary. Performers will audition in the order in which they arrive and will be provided the unique experience of auditioning inside the arena on the field itself.
That day will also include the Select-A-Seat event at the US Airways Center from 12-7 p.m. This event gives fans the chance to view all available seats for the 2013 season. Whether looking to change, upgrade current plans, or get season tickets for the first time, this is a great opportunity for fans. The field will be down in the arena and set up just as it will be on game day.
Anyone who upgrades or purchases a plan will get a chance to "spin the wheel" to win a prize. Current season ticket holders who refer a friend will get $25 in Stryker Bucks and will also have the opportunity to spin the wheel for a prize.
Any interested athletes wanting to showcase their talent and be given a shot to join the football squad for the 2013 season can attend Open Tryouts on Saturday, February 9. The tryouts will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Gene Autry Sports Complex located at 4125 E. McKellips Road, in Mesa. Cost to participate is $80.00 and must be paid in the form of cash or money order. Registration will start at 8:00 a.m. and end at 8:55 a.m. Individuals must register to participate in the tryout.