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Spokane Shock to hold open tryouts

Spokane, Wash. - The Spokane Shock announced today that they will be holding an open tryout for prospective players on October 11 and on November 1.

The October 11 tryout will be held at the Shock Center, 3212 North Eden Road, beginning at 8 a.m. The November 1 tryout will be held in Seattle at the University of Washington's indoor practice facility, the Dempsey Center beginning at 8 a.m. This will be the first tryout the Shock have held in Seattle since the inception of the franchise.

Also on KHQ.com

- Spokane Shock tryout form
"We are going to make every effort to find the best players locally and across the state and having a tryout here in Spokane and in Seattle allows us to do that," Head Coach Adam Shackleford said.

The cost of the try-out is $50, for those who pre-register, and $75 at the door. 

The playing surface for both tryouts is turf and prospective players are asked to dress appropriately with athletic shoes, shorts and a t-shirt; all other equipment will be provided by the Shock. The format of the tryout will be a pro-style combine. Players will run through the following drills: 1) vertical jump 2) shuttle run 3) 40-yard dash and 4) the broad jump. Select players may be invited to stay for position drills and scrimmaging.

Season tickets orders for the 2009 season are on sale now and can be purchased by calling (509) 242 7462.

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