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Ruff Riders to Hold Open Player Tryouts In Hitchcock

KATY, TX — The Katy Ruff Riders will be holding  open player tryouts for the 2008 season on  Saturday January 5, 2008 at Hitchcock High School 6625 FM 2004, Hitchcock Texas in an effort to fill their roster before the first game of their second season on March 9, 2008. 

Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. CST.  The cost of the tryout is $50 cash or money order only and the registration form can be filled out by prospective players the day of the tryout.

The Ruff Riders are looking for players at all positions and each athlete will be required to participate in offensive and defensive drills.  Players will compete at one of the following positions: QB, K, WR, DB, OL, DL, FB or LB.

Katy Ruff Riders Head Coach Steve Wiggins and his coaching staff will be on hand to evaluate all players at the tryout camp.

All participants will be required to sign a waiver and pay a $50.00 cash only registration fee.  Players should dress in workout gear and have the appropriate shoes.  Pads will NOT be worn.  Players should arrive one hour early to register.

 The format of the tryout will be a pro-style combine.  Select players will be invited to stay for position drills.

 Please continue to check the team website for exact locations for all tryouts.  For more information go to or e-mail i[email protected] or call the Ruff Riders office at (281)492-1045.

 Players interested in sending biographies and/or game film can send it to:


Katy Ruff Riders

Attn: Player Personnel Department

16360 Park Ten Place, Suite 123

Houston, Texas 77084

 For updated and detailed information on tryouts, please visit the team website at

 The 2008 season marks the second season of the Katy Ruff Riders in Katy.  Season tickets for the 2008 Katy Ruff Riders home schedule are on sale now and can be purchased by calling (281)492-1045 or by visiting the team website at