2019 Open Tryout

The Greensboro Swarm, the Charlotte Hornets’ affiliate, is approaching its fourth season in the NBA G League. The Swarm will host a local player tryout, presented by BPR Properties, where participants can showcase their talents in front of Swarm and Hornets basketball operations personnel. Prospects can earn an NBA G League contract and an invitation to the Swarm’s training camp in October.


Saturday, September 14, 2019

Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness at UNC Greensboro

1301 West Gate City Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27403

Check-In:   8:30 – 10:00 AM
Tryout:   10:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Registration for the 2019 Open Tryout will be accepted until Monday , September 9.
To register, please do the following:

Step 1: Forms

Print out and complete the following forms (a participants registration will not be considered complete until all the forms are received and signed):

Registration Form
Release Form
Health Authorization Form
Hotel Authorization Form

Step 2: Payment

The fee to participate in the 2019 Open Player Tryout is $200, in the form of a cashier’s check or money order made payable to:

Hornets D League, LLC

No other payments will be accepted. This a nonrefundable fee.

Step 3: Mail

Mail the four forms and the $200 registration fee (cashiers check or money order) to:

Greensboro Swarm
Attention: Open Tryout

2411-B West Gate City Blvd.
Greensboro, NC  27403

We recommend sending via a traceable carrier like FedEx, UPS, DHL to ensure delivery. The Swarm will not be responsible for any lost mail.


Upon receiving all elements, an email will be sent confirming your spot in the tryout. Make sure to provide an email address on your registration form.

A spot in the tryout will not be held unless all elements are completed and submitted.


Walk-up registration the day of the tryouts is not guaranteed to be available. If the tryout is not at capacity after preregistration, walk-up registration will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis  until capacity is reached. The walk-up registration fee will be a $250 nonrefundable, cash-only deposit at the door.

For any questions regarding open tryouts please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions.

Additional questions not addressed by the FAQ can be emailed to tryouts@gsoswarm.com.

Calls to the Swarm will be directed to the email address above.


The 2019 Open Tryout is presented by BPR Properties, which represents Hilton and Marriott branded hotels. Through BPR Properties, a reduced rate of $99 is available to tryout participants at Hyatt Place Greensboro (1619 Stanley Road, Greensboro, NC  27407).

Contact Tanya Sistrunk (336-852-1443) to book.