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Charlotte Checkers CheckMate auditions
Try out for Charlotte's hottest team on ice! Be a part of our fun and community-focused CheckMates team by registering to audition beginning Sunday, August 17.

The initial tryout will be held at Extreme Ice Center from 12-5 p.m. and consists of two rounds of dance and one round of skating. Skating experience is not required but recommneded, so bring ice skates if you have them! Attire is a midriff top with long pants.

Those selected from the initial audition will attend dance rehearsals, fitness classes and an interview at the Checkers front office as part of "boot camp" held on the evening of August 18-21, with the final team announced August 21. Exact times and locations to be announced.

Pre-register for this year's tryouts by sending your name and contact information to
Paul Branecky
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The Checkers' vice president of communications, Paul Branecky has been covering hockey in North Carolina since 2006, including five seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes.