The NBA Dream starts in Boise

BOISE, Idaho, September 13, 2007 – The Idaho Stampede announce that they will be hosting an open player tryout on October 27 and 28 at the Stampede practice facility, the Boys and Girls Club of Garden City. The tryout will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, in the main gym at 610 E. 42nd Street, Boise, ID 83714.

Open tryouts offer athletes an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of Stampede coaching staff, including head coach Bryan Gates. Players will compete to earn an invitation to the Stampede’s official Training Camp, which is scheduled to begin November 9.

One former Stampede player, and current Cleveland Cavalier Ira Newble, started his playing career at a free agent tryout camp.

Applicants must be eligible to play in the NBA Development League and may pre-register by submitting the official registration, disclosure, and release forms, along with a $150 fee. Payments may be made by cash, cashier’s check or credit card (Visa and MasterCard only).

NOTE: All Players that make the Stampede Training Camp Roster from the Free Agent Camp will be refunded their entry fee.

Registration forms and waivers are available at or the Idaho Stampede office, located at 233 S. Capitol Blvd., Suite 100, Boise, ID 83702.

To print out Registration Form, click here.

To print out Player Disclosure Form, click here.

To print out Player Backgroud Check Authorization Form, click here.

To print out Player Release Form, click here.

Hotel rooms are available during the tryout camp for a special rate of $50 per night. There is a shuttle to and from the hotel and the airport. The Stampede will run a shuttle to and from the hotel and the practice facility.