Hornets News Release

HORNETS HOST BUZZ PATROL AUDITIONS PRESENTED BY McDONALD'S
ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Team to fill approximately 20 spots for interactive group to entertain fans

September 6, 2012

The New Orleans Hornets will hold auditions for the 2012-13 Buzz Patrol interactive team on Sunday, Sept. 16 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the New Orleans Arena (1501 Girod St. in New Orleans). Applicants, who can pre-register for auditions at Hornets.com, must be at least 18 years old and bring energy, enthusiasm and a hard-working attitude to auditions.

The Buzz Patrol presented by McDonald’s energizes the Hornets home crowd with cheers, on-court promotions, dance moves, skits and interactive games and contests. In addition to home games, the Buzz Patrol makes appearances at numerous community events throughout the entire year.

Interested applicants must be 18 years of age and provide a photo ID, a high school diploma and a copy of their Fall 2010 class schedule (applicable for college students only.). In addition, applicants must have reliable transportation, have housing in or around the New Orleans area and be in excellent physical shape with high energy and movement ability. Members of the Buzz Patrol presented by McDonald’s are also required to arrive three and a half hours prior to tip-off and be available on weekdays, weekends and some holidays.

Pre-registration is encouraged. Application forms, details on the audition process and audition tips are available at Hornets.com.