Phoenix ladies, please note that auditions have be pushed back until after the Super Bowl!
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ABC15.com and the Talking Stick Resort both have great photos from this year’s final auditions for the Arizona Rattlers Sidewinders dance team. Click here for the gallery on abc 15, and click here for the Talking Stick Resort’s gallery on Facebook!
Meet the 16 ladies selected to this year’s Arizona Rattlers dance team! This year’s team includes six veterans and lots of beautiful new faces. I’m looking forward to seeing this talented group WERQ out on the field this season.
Top row (L to R): Tiara, Hannah, Chali, Lauren, Clara, McKenze, Megan, Tierney
Bottom row (L to R): Morgan, Amanda, Genesis, Kristin, Mariah, Hillary, Candace, Alexandra
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The team was just announced. Congrats ladies!
Auditions are scheduled for Jan 5th, so if you want to take a class, now’s the time to do it!
Sasha already posted about prep classes and auditions for the 2014 Arizona Rattlers Sidewinders, but I would be remiss If I didn’t mention that the Sidewinders were named the 2013 AFL Dance Team of the Year. (They also earned this honor in 2011).
The Arizona Rattlers Sidewinders dance team has been named as the 2013 Arena Football League Dance Team of the Year.
The Sidewinders put together stellar performances throughout the 2013 season. Highlighting the season were memorable routines such as special Mother’s Day and Father’s Day dances with the dancers’ parents and of course the fan favorite “Football Player” routine.
The Sidewinders are led by Director Angie Baker, who has coached the team for four seasons. She cheered professionally for six years with both the Sidewinders and the Arizona Cardinals, making one Super Bowl appearance and three ArenaBowl appearances, including one as the Dream Team Director.
“This is a huge honor for the team and a testament to the hard work we put in outside of games. We have outstanding leadership within our captains and veterans and a very talented group of rookies that made it happen. It’s been a textbook season and being recognized for something you love to do is icing on the cake,” said Baker. “Thank you to the AFL for this honor and a special thank you to owner Ron Shurts, President Joe Windham, and Head Coach Kevin Guy for providing the opportunity for the dancers to be part of the best sports organization around.”
Not only an integral part of the Rattlers game experience, the Sidewinders also spend time in the community continuing the strong efforts put forth by the organization as a whole to give back to Phoenix and the rest of the Valley.
Get ready, Arizona dancers!
Sports Illustrated has a great set of photos of this year’s AFL Arizona Rattlers Sidewinders dance team. Click here to see the team in action at US Airways Center!