Skyforce to Hold Open Tryouts in Sioux Falls and Miami

Sioux Falls, August 23 – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that the team will hold open tryouts for the 2016-17 season in Miami on Sunday, October 9. The tryout in Sioux Falls will be announced at a later date.

Open tryouts offer players an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of Skyforce coaches and HEAT personnel while they compete to earn an invitation to the NBA Development League team’s training camp in November.

Following are the dates and locations of each of the open tryouts:

Miami TryoutSunday, October 9 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (8 a.m. check-in)$150 pre-registration fee • Registration deadline: Friday, October 7.Ransom Everglades High School • 3575 Main Highway, Miami, FL 33133

Sioux Falls TryoutDate and time to be announced at a later date.$150 pre-registration fee • Registration deadline: TBASanford Pentagon • 2210 W. Pentagon Pl., Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Applicants must be eligible to play in the NBA D-League and are required to pre-register by submitting the registration, release and health information authorization forms along with a $150 nonrefundable fee. Tryout forms are available online (skyforceonline.com) or at the Skyforce office (2131 S. Minnesota Ave.). For more information, please contact Director of Basketball Operations Brian Lankton at (630) 267-2065 or tryout@skyforceonline.com.

Season tickets and 24-ticket flex packs for the 2016-17 season are on sale now. For more information, please contact a representative at the Skyforce office at (605) 332-0605.