Skyforce to Hold Five Open Tryouts

Sioux Falls, S.D. (Aug. 28, 2012) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that the team will hold open tryouts for the 2012-13 season in the cities of each of their NBA affiliates (Miami, Minneapolis, Orlando, Philadelphia) and Sioux Falls.

Open tryouts offer players an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of Skyforce coaches while they compete to earn an invite to the team’s training camp in November.

Following are the dates and locations of each of the five open tryouts:

Minneapolis Tryout
Sunday, Sept. 23 from 9-4 p.m. (8 a.m. registration)
Minnesota Timberwolves Practice Facility (Target Center) • 600 First Ave. North, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Lodging: Aloft Minneapolis • 900 Washington Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55415 • Phone: (612) 455-8400. Mention “Skyforce Open Tryout” for a discounted room rate.
Transportation: Take free shuttle to Target Center.

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  • Philadelphia Tryout
    Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9-4 p.m. (8 a.m. registration)
    The Sporting Club at Bellevue • 224 S. Broad St. 8th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102
    Lodging: Holiday Inn Express • 1305 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 • Phone: (215) 735-9300. Mention “Skyforce Open Tryout” for a discounted room rate.
    Transportation: The hotel is within walking distance of this tryout.

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  • Orlando Tryout
    Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9-4 p.m. (8 a.m. registration)
    RDV Sportsplex Athletic Club • 8701 Maitland Summit Blvd., Orlando, FL 32810
    Lodging: Courtyard By Marriott • 1750 Pembrook Dr., Orlando, FL 32810 • Phone: (407) 659-9100. Mention “Skyforce Open Tryout” for a discounted room rate.
    Transportation: The hotel is within walking distance of this tryout.

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  • Miami Tryout
    Sunday, Oct. 14 from 9-4 p.m. (8 a.m. registration)
    Jose Marti Gym • 434 SW 3rd Ave., Miami, FL 33130
    Lodging: Extended Stay America Miami-South-Brickell • 298 SW 15th St., Miami, FL 33129 • Phone: (305) 856-3700. Mention “Skyforce Open Tryout” for a discounted room rate.
    Transportation: The gym is 10 minutes away by car.

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  • Sioux Falls Tryout
    Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9-4 p.m. (8 a.m. registration)
    Sioux Falls YMCA • 230 S. Minnesota Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Lodging: Holiday Inn City Centre • 100 W. 8th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57105 • Phone: (605) 339-2000. Mention “Skyforce Open Tryout” for a discounted room rate.
    Transportation: Team will provide transportation to YMCA from Holiday Inn City Centre.

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  • Applicants must be eligible to play in the NBA Development League and are required to pre-register by submitting the official registration and release forms along with a $150 nonrefundable fee. Tryout forms are available online (skyforceonline.com) or at the Skyforce office (2131 S. Minnesota Ave.).

    Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs for the 2012-13 season are on sale. Discounts and benefits are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.

    Return forms to:
    Attn: Joel Abelson
    Sioux Falls Skyforce
    2131 S. Minnesota Ave.
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105

    Fax: (605) 332-2305