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OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 08: A group of Raiderettes, the Oakland Raiders cheerleaders, line up for player introductions during a preseason game between the Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers at McAfee Coliseum on August 8, 2008 in Oakland, California. The Raiders defeated the Niners 18-6. (Photo by Paul Spinelli/Getty Images)
While you get ready to watch the big boys play for real on the field, the gals on the sidelines have little taste of the NFL season ahead prepared for you this week.
The Raiderettes are performing at Oakland's Fox Theater Thursday night at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $25. That will get you in the door so that you can be the first to see this year's Raiderette calendar.
Bay Area, Raiderette spokeswoman Vandana Patelis told Bay City News the sqaud is "one of the two most prestigious cheerleading teams in the NFL." Adding their exposure continues to grow each year.
You can also pose with the ladies of the silver and black and yes they will be performing on stage.
This year's calendar features all 34 members of the squad who posed in beach and tropic scenes for the publication that is sure to be very popular among Raider fans.