Women's tackle football, a diverse team of players and coaches based in Portland, has been playing since 2002. Called the Portland Fighting Shockwave, they play in the Women's Football Alliance, the largest women football league in the world. Practices are at the Moore Street Salvation Army field in north Portland.
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Team officials say you do not need any previous experiences, just a readiness to learn, a willingness to work hard, and a desire to be part of a team.