The Hartford Colonials will begin playing in September and the new logo is out.
“Nice logo, but i don't like splitting up the word Hartford,” @MelsVolta717 tweeted.
The colors, gold and blue, are also getting mixed reaction.
“Like the design but I don't love the colors,” @slatronica tweeted.
“The logo design will represent Hartford and the State in a classy and distinguished manner,” Coach Chris Palmer said in a news release. “The eagle is a sign of freedom and strength and 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 are the state’s new UFL team, and they will play four home games at Rentschler Field in East Hartford in 2010.
There have been sessions to recruit players, and now the team is looking for dancers and cheerleaders.
If you want to stand on the sidelines and cheer on the Colonials, you need to head to the Cromwell Crowne Plaza Hotel, 100 Berlin Road, on Sunday, June 6.
Registration starts at noon and auditions begin at 1 p.m. You should be dressed in a dance top and shorts and performing or athletic shoes. You also need a headshot, resume and the $25 application fee.
The Colonials 2010 UFL season starts at home against the Sacramento Mountain Lions on Saturday, Sept. 18. The team will play an eight-game regular season schedule.
For season ticket information, visit www.UFL-Football.com/tickets or call 860-548-2000. Four-game packages -- $60 to $120 -- are available.
What do you think of the logo?