Albuquerque, N.M. – The Duke City Gladiators have been hard at work with preparations for the 2016 season. With just about 5 months remaining until the first regular season game which is set to commence the beginning of March, the organization is making sure Season 2 is another success. This includes the team’s first round of open tryouts set to take place on Saturday October 10th at the University of New Mexico Football Indoor Practice Facility at 12 noon.
The Gladiators will be conducting at least four open tryouts in various cities for the upcoming 2016 season offering 35 contracts for camp and guaranteeing to sign players at these local tryouts. Athletes who are interested in taking a shot at playing professional football are encouraged to find out more information and register online at www.GladiatorsTryOut.com. Fans are invited to come and watch the tryouts free of charge. More information about the tryouts will be announced at the upcoming press conference on Wednesday October 7th, 2015.
Duke City will continue their stay for season two in the Champions Indoor Football League also known as the CIF. The league has currently expanded, adding four new teams bringing the league to 12 teams. Two conferences will be established, the North and the South with six teams on each. The league has proven to be one of the most stable leagues in the country and the expansions verify this.
Major announcements to take place at the press conference include the release of the 2016 home schedule, new co-ownership, title sponsorship, unveiling of game jerseys, coaching staff, community partnerships, and signing of players.
Press conference to announce the team open tryouts will take place on Wednesday October 7th, 2015 at 1:00 PM at The Library Bar & Grill on San Mateo & McLeod (5001 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109 – Next to Defined Fitness). All media outlets are invited to attend as well the public.
The Library Bar & Grill is a Title Sponsor of that will be featured at home games. The locally owned restaurant is the official game ball sponsor as well as a jersey sponsor of the Duke City Gladiators.
Duke City Gladiators single and season tickets will be on sale very soon. For more information on the Gladiators, visit www.DukeCityGladiators.com , LIKE “Duke City Gladiators” on Facebook & follow the team on Twitter (@DCGladiators). ###