HARTFORD – On Monday, the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League revealed their new logo at a press conference held at the XL Center in downtown Hartford. Team owner Bill Mayer, head coach Chris Palmer and UFL commissioner Michael Huyghue were among those in attendance. A new brochure, including details of season-ticket pricing categories, a seating plan of Rentschler Field, and the team’s full 2010 schedule, was also released. Four-game packages are now available and are priced from $60-$120. For more information, visit www.UFL-Football.com/tickets, or call 860-548-2000.
The Colonials, who played in the UFL’s inaugural season last year as the New York Sentinels, will play four home games this season at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.
“The logo design will represent Hartford and the entire state in a distinguished manner,” said Palmer. “The eagle is a sign of freedom and strength. The gold helmet represents the state capital and is a sign of respect for the old Hartford Knights. I know our fans will wear the Colonials apparel with pride, as will our players.”
The Colonials kick off the 2010 UFL season at home to the Sacramento Mountain Lions on Sat., Sept. 18, and will play an eight-game regular season schedule. The league championship is scheduled for Thanksgiving week.
The team recently held open tryouts for pro football hopefuls in Danbury, Berlin and in Petersburg, Va. In addition, open tryouts for cheerleaders will be held in Cromwell. Preliminary tryouts will be on June 6 with the finals on June 13. There is a $25 registration fee. For more information, click HERE.