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The Avalanche Ice Patrol is a co-ed group who maintain the playing surface at Ball Arena per the polices and standards of the National Hockey League while also representing the Avalanche brand and sport of hockey with integrity and enthusiasm.

This group of individuals will also support the Avalanche in the following areas: amateur hockey, community relations, marketing events and partnership's year-round initiatives.

The Ice Patrol will be expected to represent the brand to the highest standard set by the Avalanche organization and management.

AUDITION DETAILS: • Must be 18 years or older to audition and a high level of skating ability must be demonstrated at tryouts. • Candidates must also provide their own skates for the audition and season, rentals will not be provided. • Warmups will begin promptly at 2 PM and no late arrivals will be accommodated. • Please arrive fully dressed in athletic gear to avoid gathering in locker room areas. • This event is closed to the public. • All CDC and county health guidelines will be followed at auditions. • Candidates must be available for professional in-person interviews the following week.

DATE: Saturday, July 24 from 1-7 PM Registration opens at 1 PM Family Sports Center 6901 S Peoria St. Englewood, CO 8011

Any and all additional questions pertaining to the Ice Patrol program and upcoming auditions can be directed to icepatrol@teamkse.com.

Q and A

Q: Is the Ice Patrol program just for females?

A: No, the team is co-ed and the tryouts are open to males as well.

Q: Are Ice Patrol members paid?

A: Yes, Ice Patrol members will be paid a $15 hourly rate for all games, community relations and team events and trainings worked and a $50 hourly rate for specified appearances.

Q: Is being a member of the Ice Patrol a full-time job?

A: No, many Ice Patrol members will have other employment and/or attend school.

Q: Do I have to know how to ice skate for this position?

A: Yes, a high level of skating ability needs to be demonstrated at tryouts to make the Ice Patrol team.

Q: Is there an encouraged dress code for tryouts?

A: Yes, athletic pants and shirts are required for the on-ice portion of tryouts (no jeans please). Professional grooming and a well put together appearance is highly suggested. For the additional tryout rounds, professional dress is required.

Q: What is the time commitment of the Ice Patrol?

A: Ice Patrol members will be expected to be available for 90% of all Avalanche home games with a two-hour prior to puck drop call time, three preseason games and all playoff games. The typical season of the Ice Patrol runs from August to July. They will also have the opportunity to work additional appearances and events with three or more mandatory events a season.

Q: Will uniforms be provided for the Ice Patrol?

A: Yes, everything except for skates will be provided by the Colorado Avalanche for use by the Ice Patrol member but must be returned at the conclusion of the season.