Thursday, November 20, 2008

Colorado Lightning Dance Team “Lightning Bugs” is Holding Tryouts for the 08-09 Season

Sorry we missed this one but we would like to let everyone know about this new Colorado dance community team...

Choreographer Desiree Gustafson announces tryouts for the Lightning Bugs

10/6/08 (Loveland, CO) – Colorado Lightning Bugs Director and Choreographer announced that she will be holding tryouts for the Dance Team’s 08-09 season. Tryouts will be held at the Orchard Athletic Club in Orchards Shopping Center on Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 at 7 pm.

"We are pleased to partner with the Colorado Lightning in this endeavor,” Ainslie MacEachrah, General Manager of Orchards Athletic Club said. “We have never done anything like this before. I think it will be very exciting for Orchard Athletic Club to be home to the Lightning Bugs dance team.”

The Orchard Athletic Club is located in Loveland, CO at 289 East 29th Street. Girls who are interested in trying out must be at least 18 years of age by October 29th or have a parent or guardian present to sign a waiver on the participant’s behalf. The participant must bring a dance resume that includes previous dance teams, classes or
workshops, current employment and training, educational background and 2-3 references. Girls must also wear a cropped top, briefs or dance shorts, and shoes with no marking soles to tryouts on October 8th. They will learn a short dance routine and perform in groups in front of the judges, as well as demonstrate a few across the floor exercises.

Lightning Bugs will be performing for the Colorado Lightning team at all of their games. Gustafson looks forward to combining a team of talented individuals for the entertainment of the Lightning fans. The season opener for the Colorado Lightning will be held at the Budweiser Event Center on November 2nd at 7pm against the Texas Outlaws.

Season tickets are on-sale now by phone at 970-619-0217. Single game tickets priced at $10, $16, $20, and $25 plus additional fees, go on-sale September 15. Tickets for all Budweiser Events Center events are available at, 1-877-544-TIXX, Budweiser Events Center Box Office, Fort Fun in Fort Collins, the Colorado Eagles Office in Windsor, and Woody’s Newsstand & Café in Greeley. Join the free Budweiser Events Center CyberClub and receive advance notice and special offers to future events at

The top-tier Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL-Pro) has four divisions: Western US, Eastern US, Canada and Mexico. The Western Division includes the following teams: Stockton Cougars, CA., Wenatchee Fire, WA., Denver Dynamite, and Colorado
Lightning. The Lightning play 16 regular season games in total, eight at home at the Budweiser Events Center. Team in the PASL will play six vs. six, including goalkeepers, on an indoor field 85 feet wide by 200 feet long during four 15 minute quarters (sudden death, if needed).

Director: Lightning Bugs, Desi Gustafson, 970-690-1419,