Philadelphia 76ers To Host Open-call Auditions For 2015-16 Sixers Phlight Squad

AUDITIONS TO BE HELD IN PHILADELPHIA ON JUNE 17 AT NOON

ATHLETES, GYMNASTS, ‘TRICKERS’ AND BREAK DANCERS WELCOME TO TRY OUT 

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 9, 2015 – The Philadelphia 76ers will host open-call auditions for the 2015-16 Sixers Phlight Squad onWednesday, June 17 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Sixers’ home arena (3601 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19148).
 
The Sixers Phlight Squad, which performs high-flying tricks and dunks at every Sixers home game, is seeking athletes, gymnasts, “trickers” and break dancers to join the team. Those auditioning must be at least 18 years of age by October 1, 2015. Basketball and acrobatic skills are helpful, but are not required.

The application form for tryouts, along with additional details, is linked HERE.

Those interested in trying out are encouraged to also register for the Sixers Phlight Squad Pre-Audition Workshop on June 10 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. at AFC Fitness (601 Righters Ferry Rd., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004). Individuals who wish to attend the Pre-Audition Workshop must email Christian Crosby, Sixers Live Events Manager, at christiancrosby@sixers.com.
 
In addition to their electrifying dunk shows at home games, the Sixers Phlight Squad interacts with the Philadelphia community throughout the season by leading cheers in the stands, delivering birthday packs to fans, and attending school functions and charitable events.
 
The group is also an integral part of the Sixers Summer Hoops Tour, an annual SIXERS STRONG community initiative that brings 90-minute basketball clinics to children of all ages and backgrounds throughout the region, and is led by Sixers Ambassador of Basketball World B. Free.