WATCH: Cincinnati Ben-Gals hold final auditions for 2017 NFL season

Video and photos from Sunday's tryouts
Posted at 3:58 AM, May 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-08 14:49:23-04

CINCINNATI – While the Bengals coaches were putting their rookies through minicamp last weekend, another spirited competition was being held for coveted spots at Paul Brown Stadium this season.

Women competed in the final tryouts for the Ben-Gals cheerleading squad at The Syndicate in Newport, Kentucky.


WCPO contributing photographer Phil Didion brought back video and photos from the event.

SEE a photo gallery from Sunday's final tryouts here.

The final auditions included dance and swimsuit competition.

Take a look.