2022 Open Tryouts

The Greensboro Swarm, the Charlotte Hornets affiliate, is approaching its sixth season in Greensboro. The Swarm will host local player tryouts 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.


2022 OPEN TRYOUT DETAILS

Date:
Saturday, September 17, 2022

Location:
UNC Greensboro Kaplan Center for Wellness
1301 West Gate City Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27403

Time:
Check-In:   9:00 – 10:30 AM
Tryout:   10:30 AM – 3:00 PM

 

**ALL PLAYERS WILL NEED TO PROVIDE PROOF OF UP-TO-DATE VACCINATION STATUS OR PROOF OF A NEGATIVE COVID TEST WITHIN 24 HOURS OF  THE TRYOUT**

 

TRYOUT REGISTRATION DETAILS
Registration for the 2022 Open Tryouts will be accepted until Wednesday, September 14. To register, please do the following:


Step 1: Registration 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
UNCG Authorization Form

Step 2: Payment
The fee to participate in the 2022 Open Player Tryouts 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 to Swarm Office

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

Attention: Greensboro Swarm, Player 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.


Confirmation

Upon receiving all elements, an email will be sent confirming your spot in the tryouts. 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.

Please note
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 only be available on a first-come, first-serve basis that morning until capacity is reached. The walk-up registration fee will be a $250 nonrefundable, cash-only deposit at the door.


FURTHER QUESTIONS

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

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

Calls to the Greensboro Swarm office will be directed to submit questions via email to the email address above.

SPECIAL OFFER
The 2022 Open Player Tryouts is presented by Holiday Inn Airport, an IHG Hotel. A reduced rate of $109 is available to tryout participants Holiday Inn Airport, including breakfast, at 6426 Burnt Poplar Road.

Use the link below to book.

Greensboro Swarm Open Try Out Hotel Link