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Help pick the name of the Astros' new minor league affiliate in Fayetteville

We received over 1,400 idea submissions from you, our fans, in the first part of our NAME THE TEAM contest. Over the past few weeks we reviewed the ideas and narrowed them down to the top five names! Help us choose the name and identity to represent Fayetteville on the diamond by casting your FINAL VOTE!

Fill out the below Name the Team FINAL VOTE entry form with your choice from the top five names.

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 * Choose one team name from the top 5 submissions

Fayetteville Woodpeckers
Vote The endangered red-cockaded woodpecker calls Fayetteville home and can be seen and heard throughout the city and at Fort Bragg. Fort Bragg claims to the be the world's second largest population of the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker. The environment in and around Fayetteville and Fort Bragg is very favorable to the bird and received national recognition for its efforts to maintain the habitat in and around the base.

Fayetteville Wood Dogs
Vote This name would be a reference to the ever-present Dogwood Trees that dominate the city landscape and are celebrated annually at the Dogwood Festival. The intention was to have the name take the form of a dog which resonates with both the city's and the military's characteristics of loyalty, compassion, selflessness and protection.

Fayetteville Jumpers
Vote Speaks to arguably the most famous division of the United States Army, the 82nd Airborne that is based at Fort Bragg. This name would connect directly to the large active military and veteran population that resides in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Fatbacks
Vote The name is derived from the fat that comes from the pig's back and is very prevalent in Southern and French cuisine. Fatback is one of the delicious and delectable pork products that is the result of a hog roast. A hog roast brings the community together.

Fayetteville Fly Traps
Vote The name refers to the fly-trap plant that is native to the wetlands along the east coast of North and South Carolina. It is classified as a vulnerable species. The name also has connections to baseball and how an outfielder is taught to catch fly balls.

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