Skyforce to Hold Open Tryouts in Sioux Falls and Miami
Sioux Falls, S.D. (Aug. 30, 2013) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce, the exclusive NBA Development League affiliate of the back-to-back NBA Champion Miami HEAT, announced today that the team will hold open tryouts for the 2013-14 season in Sioux Falls on Saturday, Sept. 21 and Miami on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Open tryouts offer players an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of Skyforce coaches and HEAT personnel while they compete to earn an invite to the NBA D-League team’s training camp in November.Following are the dates and locations of each of the open tryouts:
Sioux Falls Tryout
Saturday, Sept. 21 from 9-4 p.m. (8 a.m. registration)
$150 pre-registration fee • Registration deadline: Wednesday, Sept. 18
Sanford Pentagon • 2210 W. Pentagon Pl., Sioux Falls, SD 57107
Lodging: Ramkota Hotel • 3200 W. Maples St., Sioux Falls, SD 55107 • Phone: (605) 336-0650 • Mention “Skyforce Open Tryout” for a discounted room rate.
Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9-4 p.m. (8 a.m. registration)
$150 pre-registration fee • Registration deadline: Wednesday, Oct. 9
Dade Christian School • 6601 NW 167 St., Miami, FL 33015
Applicants must be eligible to play in the NBA D-League and are required to pre-register by submitting the registration, release and health information authorization forms along with a $150 nonrefundable fee. Tryout forms are available online (skyforceonline.com) or at the Skyforce office (2131 S. Minnesota Ave.). For more information, please contact director of basketball operations Justin Van Kooten at (605) 332-0605 or email@example.com.
Season tickets for the 2013-14 season are on sale. The Skyforce will play home games at the brand-new Sanford Pentagon (sanfordpentagon.com) following 24 seasons at the Sioux Falls Arena. For more information, please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.