Barnstormers Announce Open Tryout

Barnstormers Announce Open Tryout

DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers of the Indoor Football League (IFL) will host their annual open tryout on November 4, 2017 at the Pella Fieldhouse in Pella, Iowa. The tryout is open to any athlete 18 years of age and older who is non-college eligible and interested in playing professional indoor football.

The Iowa Barnstormers Open Tryout, consisting of combine workouts, skill drills, one-on-one and four-on-four competitions, will be held under the direction of Head Coach Dixie Wooten and his staff. Tryout positions include quarterback, wide receiver, defensive back, running back, linebacker, offensive lineman, and defensive lineman. Tryouts for kickers will not be held at this time.

Registration will open on November 4 at 12:00 p.m. with the tryouts beginning promptly at 1:00 p.m. All tryout participants will be required to submit a registration payment and sign a waiver and release form. Pre-registration will cost $50 with day-of registration fees increasing to $60 per participant. Pre-registration is now open.

Registration forms can be found online at and printed. Participants are also able to register over the phone by contacting Juli Pettit in the Barnstormers front office at (515) 564-8457. The Iowa Barnstormers Open Tryout will be open to the public for interested spectators.

 Season Tickets for the Iowa Barnstormers 2018 season are on sale for as low as $80 per seat. Season Tickets are the perfect gift for the football fan in your family. Don't miss a minute of the action this season! For more information, call the Barnstormers at (515) 633-2255 or log onto