Trail Blazers Press Release

Idaho Stampede To Host Team Tryouts

08/21/12
  1. Written by: caseyholdahl


    Portland and Boise will each host exclusive tryouts

     
    PORTLAND, Ore. – The Idaho Stampede will hold exclusive player tryouts in advance of the team’s 2012-13 season, the 15th season in the team’s history.
     
    The organization, under direction from the Portland Trail Blazers, the team’s single NBA affiliate, will host the tryouts in Portland on Sept. 22, 2012 at the Trail Blazers Practice Facility and in Boise on Sept. 29, 2012 at the Ada County Boys and Girls Club. Both tryouts will start with registration at 7 a.m. and end no later than 6 p.m.
     
    These exclusive tryouts will offer players the opportunity to show their abilities in front of Stampede coaching and scouting staff, along with Trail Blazers personnel, with the chance of an invite to Stampede training camp.
     
    Space will be limited for each tryout, and potential participants are asked to fill out registration forms before two days prior to each tryout date. Walk-up registration at the door will not be available on the day of a tryout. Players can find registration forms at the Idaho Stampede front office, idahostampede.com and trailblazers.com (click here to download form).
     
    Players should return all registration forms, along with a $150 payment made out to the Idaho Stampede (credit/debit card, cashier’s check or money order) to: Sean Kiely, Portland Trail Blazers, 7325 SW Childs Rd., Portland, OR 97224, faxed (credit/debit only) to 503.797.9674, or sent to Kiely’s email address (sean.kiely@trailblazers.com). If a player is asked to participate, their fee is non-refundable. Registrants who are not asked to try out will be notified and have their fee reimbursed.
     
    Any questions regarding the camp should be directed to Sean Kiely at 503-797-9647.
     
    Portland Tryout
    September 22, 7 a.m. at Trail Blazers Practice Facility (7324 SW Childs Rd., Portland, OR 97224

    Boise Tryout
    September 29, 7 a.m. at Ada County Boys and Girls Club (610 E. 42nd Street, Boise, ID 83714

    Tryout participants are encouraged to stay at The Grand Hotel (503-968-5757) in Portland and at The Boise Hotel and Conference Center (208-343-4900) in Boise.

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