If you are a woman who has always wanted to try football, the Grand Rapids Tidal Waves is looking for new talent.

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Women's Football Not Offered in School

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Growing up, there were no women's football teams at my school. Women's soccer, softball, basketball, tennis, track, and lacrosse were all part of the female sports teams. I'm not saying that women couldn't play football, they just didn't have a team or a league for them to play on.

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When the neighborhood kids would play football, we had both guys and girls on the teams. We never thought anything of it because it gave us more players. My sister was one of the fastest kids in the neighborhood and she often played a wide receiver because no one could catch her.

Where Do Women Go Who Want to Play Football?

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Even though schools don't have a female football team, there is a team in Grand Rapids that is all women and in some cases, this is the first place they ever played the game.

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If you are a woman in the Grand Rapids area and are looking to become part of a football team, the Grand Rapids Tidal Waves are currently looking for new talent to join their roster.

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Ladies, if you think you have what it takes to join other women out on the gridiron, the Grand Rapids Tidal Waves are hosting tryouts for the 2023 season.

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According to FOX 17, open tryouts for the Grand Rapids Tidal Ways are this Saturday, October 1st at 8:30 a.m. at MSA Fieldhouse in Grand Rapids.

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Your skill level and knowledge of the game are not important, what is important is that you have the athletic skills necessary to play the game. The coaches can help you with all the rest.

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Try out's are free, and you can pre-register now here.

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