Article By: Ben Bennett
The Orlando Predators are excited to announce their first open tryout in preparation for the 2021 season. The tryout will take place on April 10that Tohopekaliga High School from 8:30 am-11:30 am. This tryout is open to all free agent players, age 18 and above. Past tryouts have landed many players a roster spot and gave them a chance to play in front of the best fans in the Amway Arena, better known as "The Jungle." The current edition will be no different.
The Predators are lead by Arena Football Hall of Fame head coach Ben Bennett. He has assembled a staff with over 50 years of experience both indoors and out. This staff is looking for players at every position. Every player will be evaluated and if you have a chance to make the team, the staff will certainly see your ability at this event. We're also looking for players with character so act accordingly. Bring your ability and your enthusiasm and GOOD LUCK!
Here's what you can expect to be evaluated on...
40-yard dash (2)
20-yard short shuttle
Things to be aware of prior to your arrival...
We are still in COVID protocals, so please wear a mask and try to keep your distance whenever possible. You WILL NOT be admitted without a mask
The field is grass, so bring your own cleats. Team does not provide them
The price for the tryout* is as follows...
$40.00 if you pre-register (check the website next week for the ability to register there. In the meantime, Feel free to call Pat Lobianco to register with him. His cell is 407-595-1179)
$50.00 day of. Only cash or credit will be accepted (just in case someone out there still uses checks)
*Please make sure you have filled out your information and have a waiver signed prior to the tryout. If you haven't, you may not be able to participate
Time and place...
Tohopekaliga High School
Registration will begin at 8:00 am sharp
Tryout from 8:30-11:30 am