WWE will be hosting a talent tryout ahead of SummerSlam

Do you think you have what it takes to be the next big WWE Superstar? If so, this news might be of interest to you. WWE announced today that it will host a multi-day talent tryout, exclusively for current and recently graduated college athletes, as part of SummerSlam Week in Nashville.

WWE will host a three-day event, presented by Pure Life Water, beginning on Wednesday July 27th at the Wildhorse Saloon. WWE will host more than 50 male and female participants with collegiate athletic backgrounds across football, basketball, track and field, wrestling, volleyball, gymnastics, cheer and dance. Athletes will partake in performance evaluations, individual and group promo evaluations, in-ring technical sessions and sit-down interviews as part of the tryout process. The invite-only event features several athletes who attended 2022 NFL Rookie Mini Camps.

WWE hosted its first ever talent tryout exclusively for former college athletes before WrestleMania 38 this past April. That event let to WWE signing more than 20 athletes who will start their developmental process at WWE’s Performance Center in Orlando prior to SummerSlam. 

WWE will also host a SummerSlam Tryout Viewing Experience event at the Wildhorse Saloon on Friday, July 29th. This will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the WWE Tryout process. Tickets start at $20 for general admission access and go on sale on this Friday, July 15 at 1 p.m. ET via TicketMaster. VIP tickets are available for $100 and include a ring photograph with WWE Superstars and Legends.

SummerSlam takes place Saturday, July 30 live from Nissan Stadium in Nashville. Tickets are currently on sale via Ticketmaster and premium experience packages are available via On Location. SummerSlam will stream live exclusively on Peacock in the United States and on WWE Network everywhere else.