FOX 2's Amy Andrews spent some time on the field -- with members of the Detroit Pride.
And you can too, if you try out for the team. It will be playing in the Independent Women's Football League.
Women's tackle football is starting in the metro area beginning with tryouts Saturday, Jan. 31 at D1 Sports Training in Bloomfield Township.
There is a second tryout scheduled for Feb. 21. Both sessions are from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at D1 Sports, 799 Denison Court.
General manager of the Pride, Laura Craig said that it is about getting women involved.
"We like to encourage women to come out and do everything that men do as well," she said.
The team's co-owner Rhonda Alford said in the league there will be teams from California to Montreal.
The Pride will play its first game April 28 in Detroit.
"We are a professional level team, just like the men do in the NFL," she said.
Those attending will need to bring water, a $30 registration fee, workout clothing and be ready to run.
All skill levels will be welcome. For more info on the new women's league CLICK HERE.
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