Iowa Energy Announce Open Tryout Schedule
Des Moines, Chicago and Phoenix To Host Potential Players

Des Moines, IA (August 24, 2009) – The Iowa Energy have announced open player tryout dates for the 2009-2010 NBA Development League season. The Energy will host tryouts in Des Moines as well as Phoenix and Chicago, home of the Energy’s NBA affiliates, the Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls.

The tryout will be conducted by the Iowa Energy coaching staff. In addition representatives from the D-League and NBA teams are expected to be in attendance.

“Every year, there are a number of players in our league who are discovered at open tryouts. If you want to play professional basketball, this is your chance to earn your way in,” said Nick Nurse, Energy Head Coach.

Space is limited for all tryouts, and spots are reserved on a first come, first served basis. To register for the camp, please visit or call 515-462-2849. Participants must complete all paperwork to compete at the camp.


Date: Saturday, October 31st
Location: Grand View College
2811 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50316
Time: 9AM – 4PM (doors open at 8AM)
Fee: $125 if registered by October 22nd
$150 after October 22nd and at door
Credit card, cash or money order only. No personal checks

Regular Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 22nd

2009 Tryout Registration Packet

Registration: No incomplete registrations will be accepted. You must mail OR fax (515-564-8551) all appropriate forms along with your payment. Once payment and forms have been received you will receive a confirmation email or phone call. **Note: Be sure to circle the appropriate location of your tryout on the registration form.

Applications must be received at the Energy office no later than October 1, 2009 (Phoenix tryout), October 15, 2009 (Chicago tryout), or October 22, 2009 (Des Moines tryout). If space is available, applicants can register in person the day of tryouts for $150.

Applications, waivers/release forms and payment should be mailed to:

Iowa Energy
Attn: Local Player Tryouts
833 5th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

OR please fax your materials, with credit card information, to (515) 564-8551.

If you have any questions please contact the Energy Office at 515-462-2849.