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Riverhounds Announce Open Tryouts
Two sets of tryouts to take place in December, January

Pittsburgh Riverhounds News Release --

Thursday, October 25, 2012

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Pittsburgh Riverhounds have announced the 14th annual open tryout dates for the 2013 USL PRO soccer season. This will be the inaugural season for the Riverhounds at the new Highmark Stadium, the official home of the club, which is expected to be operational this fall.

The two-day open tryout sessions are scheduled for December 6-7, 2012 and January 15-16, 2013. The tryouts are for college players, free agents, and amateur players seeking a professional soccer contract.

Day One of tryouts will take place at the Greentree SportsPlex, the official indoor training site of the Riverhounds. Day Two will take place at the South Pointe Fieldhouse. All sessions begin at 9 a.m.

Select players from the December and January tryouts will be chosen for an ‘invitation only’ tryout in February, where they will compete with current Riverhounds players and international players. Information regarding the invitation only tryout will be released following the conclusion of open tryouts.

Those players interested in registering for one of the open tryout sessions are asked to call the Riverhounds office at (412) 539-1191 or visit to download the registration form. A non-refundable registration fee of $100 is required to participate in the trial.

Deadline for the December tryout is Friday, November 30, 2012, and the January tryout deadline is Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Hotel accommodations will be available at discounted rates for those participants in need of overnight lodging.

For more information about the Riverhounds open tryouts, please call John Rotz at (412) 539-1191 or visit

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