Tulsa, Okla., September 5, 2012 The Tulsa 66ers, proud affiliate of the Oklahoma City Thunder, announced today that the team will hold open tryouts for the 2012-13 season Oct. 20-21 inside the SpiritBank Event Center.

Registration on Saturday, Oct. 20 begins with check-in at 8:15 a.m., followed by two sessions at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Only top performers will be invited to participate in a session on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m.

Individuals will be evaluated through a variety of drills and scrimmages. Prospects will be assessed by 66ers coaches and Thunder basketball operations staff.

Previous open tryouts have produced several players who made the 66ers opening night roster including: Brandon Brooks, Ben Colon, Marcus Lewis and LaDustin Williams.

Interested players should submit completed registration forms along with a $150 non-refundable participation fee by Oct. 17 to the Tulsa 66ers business office located at 10425 South 82nd East Avenue, Suite 105, Tulsa, OK, 741133. A $175 fee will be assessed to those registering after the Oct. 17 deadline.

Those attending the tryouts may take advantage of a special $67 nightly rate at the Hampton Inn & Suites, located in Bixby adjacent to the SpiritBank Event Center.

The 66ers open the 2012-13 D-League season at the home versus the Texas Legends on Friday, Nov. 23.

For more information call the 66ers business office at (918) 585-8444.

Location: SpiritBank Event Center
10441 S. Regal Blvd.
Tulsa, OK 74133
Date: Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21

Saturday, Oct. 20
Registration begins at 8:15 a.m.
Session #1 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Session #2 - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 21
Only top players will be invited back for Sunday's morning session
Session #1 - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost: $150.00 early registration (Payment due by 10/17/12)
Payment due after 10/17/12: $175.00
Forms of payment include: Cash, American Express, MasterCard, Visa, money order or cashiers check. If sending a check, make payable to Tulsa 66ers
Preferred Tryout Hotel:

Hampton Inn and Suites-Tulsa South/Bixby
8220 East Regal Place
Tulsa, OK 74133
(918) 394-2000
*Special rate of $67 per night. Mention Tulsa 66ers tryout at check-in.

Forms: Download All Files (Zip)
Tulsa Tryout Background Check Authorization (PDF)
Tulsa Tryout Background Check Disclosure Form (PDF)
Tulsa Tryout Registration Form (PDF)
Tulsa Tryout Release Eligibility Form (PDF)