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af2 Press Release

Aaron's af2 Dream team announced

Friday August 14, 2009


12-member all-star dance and promotional team to be
integral part of 2009 ArenaCup Weekend festivities  
CHICAGOWhile the two teams that will be competing in the 2009 ArenaCup – the arenafootball2 (af2) league's 10th anniversary championship – are still yet to be determined, there is one team that has been assured a trip to Las Vegas. The Aaron's af2 Dream Team will ascend upon Las Vegas during the 2009 ArenaCup Weekend (August 20-22) with numerous appearances and performances.
The special 12-member all-star dance and promotional team, an exciting new addition to this year's ArenaCup festivities, will be involved in a number of ArenaCup10 activities including performing during halftime of the championship game and appearances throughout the weekend of events.  
Throughout the final eight (8) weeks of the regular season, af2 fans had the opportunity to vote for their favorite team dancers. The top vote getter for each squad represents their team on the Aaron's af2 Dream Team. More than 45,000 votes were registered on earning the following dancers spots on the 2009 Aaron’s af2 Dream Team:
Dancer          Team
Katie              Green Bay Blizzard
McKenzy         QuadCity Steamwheelers
Autumn          Tulsa Talons
Amy               Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers
Chantel          Spokane Shock
Alyssa            Manchester Wolves
Nicole             Peoria Pirates
Tanya            Milwaukee Iron
Shellie            Boise Burn
Laura             Rio GrandeValley Dorados
Lee                Stockton Lightning
Lacey             Iowa Barnstormers
“We’re very pleased that Aaron's has partnered with the af2,” said af2 President Jerry Kurz. “We are equally excited about the Aaron's Dream Team and how the addition of this special group will enhance our ArenaCup festivities.”

Ken Butler, COO of Aaron’s said, “It’s been an exciting season and we had great response in the ‘Vote for your favorite Aaron's af2 Dream Team’ contest. We look forward to an equally responsive turnout for the 2009 Arena Cup Weekend festivities.” Butler went on to encourage employees and voting participants alike to turn out or tune in for the event August 20-22 and support their favorite dancer, the competing teams, and Aarons. “This has been a wonderful partnership and it has been a great privilege to work with the af2.”