02/04/2016 11:00 AM
Iowa Barnstormers Kick Off 2016 Training Camp
Barnstormers Training Camp Underway in Des Moines
DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers of the Indoor Football League (IFL) kicked off their 2016 Training Camp this week in Des Moines. Practices began Tuesday, February 2 when 40 players from around the country hit the field to work toward earning a spot on the Barnstormers 2016 roster. The two-week training camp is being held at the Game Ready Training Center.
Leading up to training camp, Coach Brannen completed his 40-man roster with the re-signings of OL Alex Gonzalez and DB Kirkland Davidson and the signings of league-veterans WR Marcus Barnett, DB Tony Grimes, and OL Ronald Johnson. Coach Brannen has also signed rookies OL Peter Evans, WR Chris Gant, DL Raytron Lamar, DL Ahotoetu’u Liu, and DB Manfred Johnson. Team practices take place daily at 8:00am at the Game Ready Training Center (3217 NW Prairie Lane, Des Moines, IA 50313). Training camp practices are open to the general public and all media. The team’s full practice schedule is available below.
The Barnstormers will travel to Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Friday, February 12 to face off against in-state rivals the Titans in a pre-season matchup. The pre-season game will kick off at 7:05pm at the U.S. Cellular Center.
In addition to practices, the Barnstormers will engage in several community events. Fans can meet members of the 2016 training camp roster for the first time on Sunday, February 7 at Doc’s Lounge in Johnston for the Barnstormers Big Game Party starting at 4:00 p.m. Members of the training camp roster will also appear at Montana Mike’s in Newton on Tuesday, February 9 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The team will be helping to raise money for the training of the Newton Police Department’s new K9 Officer, Smokey.
For more information about community events, reference the Iowa Barnstormers official website or Facebook page. Season Tickets are on sale for the Iowa Barnstormers 2016 season starting 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 on to www.theiowabarnstormers.com.
2016 Iowa Barnstormers Training Camp Practice Schedule
Day/Date Location Time
Tuesday February 2nd Game Ready Training Center 8:00am – 11:45am
Wednesday February 3rd Game Ready Training Center 8:00am – 11:45am
Thursday February 4th Game Ready Training Center 8:00am – 11:45am
Friday February 5th Game Ready Training Center 8:00am – 11:45am
Saturday February 6th Game Ready Training Center 7:00am – 9:00am
Sunday February 7th Game Ready Training Center 7:00am – 10:00am
Monday February 8th Game Ready Training Center 8:00am – 11:45am
Tuesday February 9th Game Ready Training Center 8:00am – 10:30am
Wednesday February 10th Game Ready Training Center 8:00am – 10:30am
Thursday February 11th Game Ready Training Center 8:00am – 10:30am