Captain Kirk to join the Mile High Club!

Brett Kirk

Former AFL player and Sydney Swans captain, Brett Kirk will be in Denver for the "2011 USAFL - Mile High Challenge" on Saturday June 25th. Kirk will be in Denver as part of his Captain Kirk’s Odyssey world tour.

Denver is one of only three US stops on his groundbreaking tour across the world where he will be visiting many of the countries that are going to take part in the AFL’s International Cup in Sydney and Melbourn during August.

To mark the occasion the Denver Bulldogs Australian Football Club will be staging the 2011 USAFL - Mile High Challenge.

What: 2011 USAFL - Mile High Challenge
When: Saturday June 25
Where: Auraria Field at Auraria Campus
900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204. (Map)

9:00am – 11:00am Open Tryout/Combine
9:00am – 11:00am Umpires & Coaches Accreditation
12.00pm – 12:45pm Denver Bulldogs v Minnesota Freeze (Men’s)
1:00pm – 2:00pm Denver Bulldogs v TBA (Women’s)
2:00pm – 2:30pm Kids clinic
2:45pm – 3.30pm Minnesota Freeze v TBA (Men’s)
3:45pm – 4:30pm Denver Bulldogs v TBA (Men’s)

All players are welcome!! Get 2 hours of elite coaching and instruction from one the AFL’s all-time greats….plus you never know, you may show Brett you have the talent to be considered for a spot on an AFL roster! All players will get two 2x20 min games in the afternoon as well. We’ll either form a free-agents team of all-comers or players will top-up the Bulldogs D4 team and/or the Freeze (depending on their travel numbers).

Umpires & Coaches Accreditation:

All umpires & coaches (and future umpires & coaches) are welcome!! The USAFL will be accrediting umpires and coaches. Brett and two visiting former VFL umpires will be joining the USAFL Umpires Director Jeff Persson in offering umpire accreditation. Brett will be running the coaches accreditation.
Please Note: The Umpire accreditation will be in two-parts: Friday evening 5-8pm and Sat morning 9am-11am. The coach’s accreditation will be Sat morning only 9am-11am.

Hotel: The Bulldogs have a special hotel discount rate the Crowne Plaza. Reservations can be made at this link:

All interested players, umpires and coaches should contact Bulldogs President Max Eckstein at or 303.921.6572

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