Bakersfield Jam to Hold Open Tryouts in Phoenix, Other Affiliate Markets

The Bakersfield Jam announced that the team will hold five sets of open tryouts for the 2013-14 season. Detailed information for Los Angeles tryout is as follows (Phoenix, Atlanta, Bakersfield and Salt Lake City detailed information will be announced soon):

Phoenix Area – Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22:

- $150 pre-registration fee (arriving at Bakersfield Jam offices by Wednesday, September 18; $200 for after the pre-registration deadline and day-of registration).

- Location: US Airways Arena located at 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 (enter arena via Jackson Street)

- Registration begins at 8:30 am on September 21st; camp begins promptly at 9:45 am. Top 20 players will conclude camp with an All-Star Game on September 22nd from 10 am to 12 pm.

- Lodging: SpringHill Suites Phoenix Downtown located at 802 East Van Buren Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006. Contact hotel at (602) 307-9929 and mention "Bakersfield Jam Tryout" for a special rate.

- Any additional questions, contact Bakersfield Jam Assistant General Manager, Brian Levy, at (661) 679-7932 (ext. 200) or blevy@bakersfieldjam.com.

Salt Lake City Area – Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29

- $150 pre-registration fee (arriving at Bakersfield Jam offices by Wednesday, September 25; $200 for after the pre-registration deadline and day-of registration).

- Location: Zions Bank Basketball Center located at 1414 South 500 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84115

- Registration begins at 8:30 am on September 28th; camp begins promptly at 9:45 am. Top 20 players will conclude camp with an All-Star Game on September 29th from 10 am to 12 pm.

- Lodging: Econo Lodge Downtown located at 715 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116. Contact hotel at (801) 363-0062 and mention "Bakersfield Jam rate".

- Any additional questions, contact Bakersfield Jam Assistant Coach Rod Baker, at (661) 679-7932 (ext. 200) or rbaker@bakersfieldjam.com.


Atlanta Area – Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6:

- $150 pre-registration fee (arriving at Bakersfield Jam offices by Wednesday, October 2; $200 for after the pre-registration deadline and day-of registration).

- Location: Suwanee Sports Academy located 3640 Burnette Road, Suwanee, GA 30024

- Registration begins at 8:30 am on October 5th; camp begins promptly at 9:45 am. Top 20 players will conclude camp with an All-Star Game on October 6th from 10 am to 12 pm.

- Lodging: Comfort Suites located at 2945 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road, Suwanee, GA 30024. Contact hotel at (678) 714-7707 and mention "Bakersfield Jam Tryout" for a special rate.

- Any additional questions, contact Bakersfield Jam Assistant General Manager, Brian Levy, at (661) 679-7932 (ext. 200) or blevy@bakersfieldjam.com.


Bakersfield Area – Saturday and Sunday, October 12 and 13:

- $150 pre-registration fee (arriving at Bakersfield Jam offices by Wednesday, October 9; $200 for after the pre-registration deadline and day-of registration).

- Location: Dignity Health Event Center located at 1400 Norris Road, Bakersfield, CA 93308.

- Registration begins at 8:30 am on October 12th; camp begins promptly at 9:45 am. Top 20 players will conclude camp with an All-Star game played on October 13th from 10 am to 12 pm.

Lodging: Holiday Inn & Suites Bakersfield North located at 3927 Marriott Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308. Contact hotel at (661) 377-8000 by October 1, 2013 and mention "Bakersfield Jam Tryout" for a special rate.

- Any additional questions, contact Bakersfield Jam Assistant General Manager, Brian Levy, at (661) 679-7932 (ext. 200) or blevy@bakersfieldjam.com.

Open tryouts offer athletes an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of Jam coaches and front office personnel while they compete to earn a position in the team’s official training camp, which is scheduled to take place in November.

Applicants must be eligible to play in the NBA Development League and are required to pre-register by submitting the official tryout registration form, player release and eligibility form, disclosure and background check forms, credit card authorization form (if paying by credit card), along with a $150 nonrefundable fee. Tryout forms are available online (www.bakersfieldjam.com). Completed forms and entry fee must be mailed (Bakersfield Jam. Attn: Tryout Camp. 1400 Norris Road, Bakersfield, CA 93308) or faxed (661-615-6555) to secure a spot in the tryout camp. Participants who register after the pre-registration deadline or day-of registration will be charged $200.