WWE is set to host their first large-scale tryouts since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Las Vegas, Nevada during the week of SummerSlam.
SummerSlam 2021 will mark a return to normalcy for WWE in more ways than one. Not only will this be the first SummerSlam held in a stadium since 1992, but this year, the event will take place for the first time in Las Vegas, Nevada, but WWE looks to begin a search for the next generation of stars with a multi-day tryout to be held in Sin City during SummerSlam week.
WWE To Hold Talent Tryouts SummerSlam Week In Las Vegas
STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that it will search for the next generation of Superstars and host a multi-day talent tryout in Las Vegas as part of SummerSlam Week.
The tryouts will give elite male and female athletes and performers the opportunity to showcase their abilities with the goal of being selected to begin training at the state-of-the-art WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Fla.
“Talent is the lifeblood of our industry and these tryouts coupled with SummerSlam, one of our premier events, will help us discover world-class athletes that will serve as the next wave of WWE Superstars,” said Paul “Triple H” Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President, Global Talent Strategy & Development.
To register for an opportunity to be part of the talent tryouts, visit wweperformancecenter.com. The site includes step-by-step instructions on how to register, an overview of the many resources available to WWE Performance Center recruits, photos of the entire Performance Center roster, biographies of the industry-leading coaching staff, testimonials from Raw and SmackDown Superstars, and videos from past tryouts.
SummerSlam takes place Saturday, August 21 from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, marking the first time the annual event has been held at an NFL stadium. SummerSlam will be one of the first sporting events held at full capacity at Allegiant Stadium with tickets on sale this Friday, June 18. The event will stream live exclusively on Peacock in the United States and on WWE Network everywhere else.
Additional information on the talent tryouts, including the location, will be announced in the near future on WWE.com.
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