Iowa Energy Announce Open Tryout Schedule
New Orleans, Des Moines, Chicago and Washington, DC To Host Potential Players

Des Moines, IA (August 23, 2011) – The Iowa Energy have announced open player tryout dates for the 2011-12 NBA Development League season. The Energy will host tryouts in Des Moines as well as Chicago, New Orleans and Washington, DC, home of the Energy’s NBA affiliates, the Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Hornets and Washington Wizards.

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.

“There have been a number of success stories involving players who attended 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 tryouts, please complete the Tryout Packet below and mail OR fax those materials, along with your payment. Questions - please call 515-564-8550.

NOTE: Each participant is responsible for their own travel and lodging.

NOTE: All tryout registrations are final. There are NO refunds.


**Regular Registration Deadline extended to Friday, September 30th**



NEW ORLEANS TRYOUT

Date: Saturday, October 8th
Location: John A. Alario Sr. Event Center
at the Bayou Segnette Sports Complex
2000 Segnette Blvd.
Westwego, LA 70094
Time: 9AM – 4PM (doors open at 8AM)
Fee: $125 if registered by September 30th
$150 October 1st and beyond OR at door
Credit card, cash, cashier's check or money order only (NO personal checks)

Regular Registration Deadline: Friday, September 30th

2011 Iowa Energy Tryout Registration Packet


WASHINGTON, DC TRYOUT

Date: Sunday, October 16th
Location: Northern Virginia Sportsplex
14810 Murdock Street
Chantilly, VA 20151
Time: 9AM-3PM (doors open at 8AM)
Fee: $125 if registered by September 30th
$150 October 1st and beyond OR at door
Credit card, cash, cashier's check or money order only (NO personal checks)

Regular Registration Deadline: Friday, September 30th

2011 Iowa Energy Tryout Registration Packet


DES MOINES TRYOUT

Date: Saturday, October 22nd
Location: Grand View College
2811 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50316
Time: 1PM-7PM (doors open at 12PM)
Fee: $125 if registered by September 30th
$150 October 1st and beyond OR at door
Credit card, cash, cashier's check or money order only (NO personal checks)

Regular Registration Deadline: Friday, September 30th

2011 Iowa Energy Tryout Registration Packet


CHICAGO TRYOUT

Date: Saturday, October 29th
Location: Prairie Stone Sports and Wellness Center
5050 Sedge Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
Time: 9AM – 4PM (doors open at 8AM)
Fee: $125 if registered by September 30th
$150 October 1st and beyond OR at door
Credit card, cash, cashier's check or money order only (NO personal checks)

Regular Registration Deadline: Friday, September 30th

2011 Iowa Energy 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 (credit card, cash, cashier's check OR money order ONLY - no personal checks will be accepted). Once payment and forms have been received you will receive a confirmation email or phone call. We recommend that all applications be sent via a traceable carrier (e.g., FedEx, UPS, DHL) to ensure delivery. **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 Friday, September 30th to qualify for the $125 registration fee. Any applications received and/or sent on or after October 1st must include the $150 registration fee. Remember - space is limited, so please plan accordingly. If space is available, applicants can register in person the day of tryouts for $150 as well.

Reminder, any and all travel expenses (e.g., travel, lodging, food) are the responsibility of the player attending the tryout. And all tryout registrations are final - there are NO refunds.

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

Iowa Energy
Attn: Local Player Tryouts
730 Third Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

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


If you have any questions please contact the Energy Office at 515-564-8550.