Edmonton, AB – The Edmonton Oilers are proud to announce they will be making history as the first Canadian NHL team to launch a Cheer Team, and in doing so joining the company of the 23 other NHL teams. With a goal to amplify the already electric in-game entertainment line-up for fans at Rexall Place, the Edmonton Oilers Cheer Team will at the same time also significantly augment participation at events and community functions throughout Oil Country.
“This is another example of the Oilers responding to the wishes of our valued customers,” said Patrick LaForge, Edmonton Oilers President and CEO. “The Oilers Cheer Team will elevate the level of entertainment and further enhance the in-game experience. In addition, Oilers Cheer Team will also be active contributors in the community reaching out with special events and fundraising initiatives throughout Oil Country.”
Interested Cheer Team candidates are invited to attend the information session on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 7:30pm. After that, candidates will have the opportunity to attend a two-day audition on October 29 & 30.
Later this year, the Oilers Cheer Team will make their debut in-game and throughout Oil Country. At the same time, watch for the launch of the first ever Edmonton Oilers Cheer Team Calendar which will be available during the holiday season.
For more information please visit edmontonoilers.com/cheer