4/20/12 12:27 PM
The Rochester Rattlers will be holding tryouts for area youth lacrosse players for a chance to make the Rattlers Elite Travel Team on April 21stat Sahlen’s Stadium from 1:00-3:00 pm. There are four age divisions including U-9, U-11, U-13, and U-15. All youth players in those age brackets are invited to attend the tryouts. Players will be selected by area Rattlers Elite coaches along with members of the Rattlers organization. The tryout fee is $80 which will include a tryout jersey with Rattlers logo and a 2012 Rattlers season ticket. If selected for the Rattlers Elite team you must commit to attending the MLL Lax Connection in Boston at the MLL Championship Weekend on August 24th-26th.
Members of the Rattlers Elite travel team must pay a $30 fee for the weekend in which they will receive a ticket good for all 3 games during MLL Championship Weekend as well as all of the benefits listed below during their time in Boston (family and friends can also purchase the 3 game discounted ticket package for $30. Reg. Price is $50):
The Rochester Rattlers will be offering a free clinic to area youth lacrosse players on April 21stat Sahlen’s Stadium in conjunction with the Rattlers training camp. All youth players from ages 6-18 are invited to attend the clinic that will be instructed by the Rattlers players and coaching staff. The clinic will be held from 3:00-4:00 pm at the Rattlers home field located at Sahlen’s Stadium at 460 Oak St Rochester, NY 14608. Immediately following the youth clinic the Rattlers will be strapping on the pads and holding a training session in which fans are welcome to stay for to watch the team prepare for the 2012 season.
The Rochester Rattlers will practice from 4PM to 6PM at Sahlen’s Stadium. Veteran M Matt Striebel and breakthrough M Marty Cahill are both returning to the Rattlers from last year’s team and will be in town for practice this weekend. MLL legend A Kevin Leveille, Syracuse Orange superstar D John Lade, and the Rattlers number one selection in the 2012 MLL Expansion Draft Steven Boyle are among the newcomers who will be in town this weekend. Practice is free and open to the public.
After practice the Rattlers will be holding a meet and greet at the Rochester Stock Exchange on East Main Street in downtown Rochester. Fans are invited to come out and meet the players, get autographs, and pose for pictures with their favorite Rattlers players and coaches.
The Rochester Rattlers will be holding their final practice of their 2012 training camp on Sunday morning from 9AM to 11AM at Sahlen’s Stadium.
The Rochester Rattlers open their 2012 MLL season on Saturday April 28th at 7PM in Harvard Stadium against the defending MLL Champion Boston Cannons.
The Rochester Rattlers home opener will be in Sahlen’s Stadium on Friday June 1st at 7PM against the Boston Cannons. Tickets are on sale now by calling 585.454.5425.