Rapids to Hold Mascot Tryouts This Sunday Oct. 7

COMMERCE CITY CO ( - The Colorado Rapids Major League Soccer Club announced today that the team's Game Entertainment department will be holding mascot tryouts for their final two open mascot positions!
The Rapids' two new mascots will have the privilege of representing the Colorado Rapids in front of home crowds at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park and at community events throughout Colorado!

As a Colorado Rapids Mascot you will join forces with the Rapids' two existing mascots Edson the Eagle and Marco Van Bison to complete a brand-new unique 4-mascot team the only one of its kind in major league sports representing the Colorado Rapids with pride and forging strong connections with fans youth organizations and the community.
Responsibilities include performing at each home game interaction with fans making media appearances on TV and representing the club at community events charitable functions and at other events and occasions year-round.

TRYOUT DATE: Sunday October 7th 2007 10am-Noon

WHERE: Dick's Sporting Goods Park located at 60th & Quebec in Commerce City

WHO: The tryouts are open to men and women with prior mascot experience. Participants should be in excellent physical condition and come prepared to the tryouts ready to perform.

AGES: Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

TO REGISTER: Participants must send an e-mail to the Rapids' Game Entertainment Department at with their name email and phone # as well as their resume detailing their mascot performance history to reserve a space at the tryouts!
Further information and detailed tryout instructions will then be forwarded to participants via e-mail.
For more information about the joining the Colorado Rapids Mascot Team and the 2007 tryouts call the Rapids Game Entertainment Department at (303) 727-3510.