Skyforce to Hold Open Tryout


The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team is partnering with its NBA D-League affiliate the Sioux Falls Skyforce to host an open tryout for the 2008-09 Skyforce season on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19, at the Timberwolves practice facility.

The open tryouts offer local athletes an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of NBA Development League coaches while they compete to earn a position in the team’s official training camp. The Skyforce training camp is scheduled to begin in mid-November.

The tryouts will be limited to the first 60 registrants. Players will be split into three groups (20 players per group) with each group attending one session each day. The times of the sessions are listed below:

Saturday, Oct. 18
Group A 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Group B 3:30- 5:00 p.m.
Group C 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 19
Group A 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Group B 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Group C 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Registrants must be eligible to play in the NBA Development League and are required to pre-register by submitting the official registration, release, disclosure and background check forms, along with a $150 nonrefundable fee. Tryout forms are available below. Completed forms and entry fee must be mailed to the Skyforce offices located at 2131 S. Minnesota Ave., Sioux Falls, S.D. 57105, no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10 to secure a spot in the tryout camp.

Skyforce Tryout Forms
PLAYER RELEASE & ELIGIBILTY FORM
2008 LPT REGISTRATION FORM
AUTHORIZATION, ACKNOWLEDGMENT & RELEASE FORM
DISCLOSURE FORM