News release from the Mad Ants:
2012 Mad Ants Open Tryouts
Fort Wayne Mad Ants Announce 6th Annual Local Player Tryouts
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants announced today that the local player open tryouts for the 2012-2013 season will be held on Saturday, October 20th and Sunday, October 21st, 2012. They will be held in the gymnasium at the Concordia Theological Seminary campus located at 6600 N Clinton St, Fort Wayne, IN, 46825. Check-in and late registration will begin at 9:00 am with tryouts beginning promptly at 10:00am.
The Mad Ants local player tryouts offer athletes an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants’ coaching staff, including head coach Duane Ticknor. Players will compete to earn an invitation to the team’s training camp, which will begin in early November.
Applicants can pre-register by submitting the official registration, disclosure and release forms, in addition to a $150 non-refundable fee by October 18, 2012. The fee for day of registration will be $200. Payments must be made by money order or cashier’s check. Application forms are available at.
The Mad Ants will be celebrating their 6th season in Fort Wayne! Season tickets start at just $99, for ticket information contact the Mad Ants office at (260) 469-4667.
About the NBA Development League
The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league. Featuring 16 teams with direct affiliations to NBA franchises, the NBA D-League is a proven developer of talent: 27 percent of players in the NBA at the conclusion of the 2011-12 season boasted NBA D-League experience, and the league continues to develop coaches, referees, and front-office staff for the NBA and its teams. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. The NBA D-League also advances the game of basketball as the research and development arm of the NBA. Throughout the league’s 11th season, fans could watch all NBA D-League games on NBA FUTURECAST, the free live Web-streaming initiative found at .