The Arizona Rattlers announced today that open tryouts for the 2017 AFL sesaon will take place on Nov. 19 at Gene Autry Complex in Mesa, AZ.
In the last two Rattler open tryouts, nine participants in the tryouts earned a contract to participate in training camp, six of whom made it on to the active roster. Joe Matthews, an open tryout participant last offseason, ended up being featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 8:55 a.m. Participants must register to take part in the tryout.
The Rattlers are coming off a loss to the Philadelphia Soul in ArenaBowl XXIX. 2017 will be the team’s 25th in the Arena Football League. They are currently tied with the Tampa Bay Storm with five ArenaBowl titles.