Armor Announce 2012 Local Player Tryout Dates and Locations

Springfield, Mass.---The Springfield Armor today announced that they will be holding open tryouts for the 2012-13 season in New Jersey and Springfield. The Armor will be hosting their first-ever tryout in New Jersey at the Brooklyn Nets training center, the PNY Center, as well as a local tryout at Springfield College.

Open tryouts offer players an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of Armor coaches and front office personnel while they compete to earn an invitation to the team's training camp in November.

The New Jersey tryout is set for Saturday, September 22, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the PNY Center in East Rutherford, N.J.. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

The Springfield tryout is Sunday, October 21 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Springfield College Fieldhouse on Alden Street. Registration begins at 12:00 p.m.

In three seasons, the Armor have had nine players appear in at least one regular season game with the team after making the Armor's roster through open tryouts. The Armor's fifth-leading scorer in franchise history, Tre Whitted, made the Armor's opening night roster out of the 2009 open tryout.

New Jersey Tryout

DATE: Saturday, September 22 (Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the tryout begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.) $200 non-refundable registration fee if you register after Sept. 19 or the day of the tryout (the pre-registration timeframe has ended).

LOCATION: PNY Center (Brooklyn Nets Training Center) 390 Murray Hill Parkway, East Rutherford, N.J.

Space is limited, registration prior to Saturday's tryout is encouraged

Springfield Tryout

DATE: Sunday, October 21 (Registration begins at 12:00 p.m. and the tryout begins promptly at 1:00 p.m.) $150 non-refundable pre-registration fee if you register by Wednesday, Oct. 17 ($200 if you register after Oct. 17 or the day of the tryout)

LOCATION: Springfield College Fieldhouse 263 Alden Street, Springfield, Mass.

Registrations for both tryouts must be submitted through the Springfield Armor office (One Monarch Place, Suite 220, Springfield, Mass., 01104). To register for either tryout, complete the registration forms listed below and submit payment. For more information, call the Armor office at (413) 746-3263 or email .

In order to secure a spot in either the New Jersey or Springfield tryout, all of the forms below must be completed and payment must be received:

Player Tryout Registration Forms (click to download)