2021-22 Open Tryouts

The Grand Rapids Gold is excited to host two open tryouts ahead of the 2021-22 NBA G League season. This is an opportunity for NBA G League hopefuls to showcase their skills, talent, and determination in front of Grand Rapids Gold and Denver Nuggets coaching and personnel staff.

GRAND RAPIDS OPEN TRYOUT
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Check-in: 8:00am to 10:00am
Tryouts: 10:00am to 2:00pm
MSA Woodland
2100 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

DENVER OPEN TRYOUT
Sunday, September 19, 2021
Check-in: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tryouts: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Denver: Hamilton Gymasium
2240 Butchel Blvd
Denver, CO 80210

REGISTER NOW
In addition to this online registration form, you must also complete the three waivers attached below. Print, complete, and upload at the end of registration or submit via email to info@nbagrandrapids.com. You may also mail in all forms to address listed below. Please bring these documents to your tryout (regardless of whether you were able to upload them today or not).

2021 NBA G LEAGUE LPT RELEASE & ELIGIBILITY FORM
2021 NBA G LEAGUE LPT REGISTRATION FORM
2021 NBA G LEAGUE LPT MEDICAL CONSENT AND AUTHORIZATION

Payment: Once your registration is complete and forms submitted, please submit payment via phone by calling Alyssa at 517-375-2409 or send a money order // cashier’s check to the below address. All registration forms and payment must be submitted by September 15.

Grand Rapids Gold
62 Commerce Avenue SW
Suite 201
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Please note:

  • Players who wish to attend must meet all NBA G League player requirements and complete all steps of the registration process located below prior to arriving at their tryout. This includes showing proof of full COVID-19 vaccination in the application that will be reviewed by the Gold organization.
  • All completed forms, including proof of vaccination, must be received by the Gold by the September 15 deadline to participate in this year’s tryouts.
  • Walkups will not be accepted.

 

OPEN TRYOUTS FEE
Registration: $150
Includes entry to Open Tryouts and a Grand Rapids Gold tryout jersey.

 

OPEN TRYOUTS GUIDELINES
For the safety of our staff and the other participants, the following guidelines must be followed:

  • All participants must be vaccinated.
  • All participants must wear a mask when not active on the court.
  • No guests, including spouses and children, will be permitted to attend. This is a limited capacity event and restricted to participants only.
  • All participants must come dressed in athletic clothes, ready to play
  • There will not be access to the locker room/dressing room.
  • There will not be access to a trainer for athletic taping.
  • All participants must wear basketball shoes with appropriate soles.

The Grand Rapids Gold can assume no responsibility for stolen or misplaced items while you are on-site. Please store any loose items in your vehicle or in a safe location while you’re participating.

 

OPEN TRYOUTS FAQ

What is this tryout for?
This is an opportunity to earn an invitation to the Grand Rapids Gold Training Camp.

How do I register? How many spots are available?
You can register online. 100 spots are available.

How much is registration? What is included?
Registration is $150 and includes entry to tryouts and a Grand Rapids Gold tryout jersey.

Where do tryouts take place?
Grand Rapids tryouts will take place at MSA Woodland. Denver tryouts will take place at the University of Denver: Hamilton Gymnasium.

Do I need to be vaccinated? Do I need to wear a mask?

Yes. All participants must be fully vaccinated. In addition, we ask that you submit a copy of your vaccination card upon registration per NBA G League Regulations. All participants will also be required to wear a mask while not actively playing on the court.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Registration confirmation, emailed directly to you after registering
  • 2021 NBA G League Release & Eligibility Form, which also should be submitted upon registering
  • NBA G League Registration Form, which also should be submitted upon registering
  • NBA G League Medical Consent and Authorization Form, which also should be submitted upon registering
  • Athletic shoes
  • Water and snack
  • Anything else you require to play basketball; all participants should come dressed ready to play

Will you have an athletic trainer on-site for athletic taping?
Participants will not have access to an athletic trainer for athletic taping. Should you require athletic taping, we recommend getting that done prior to your session.

Who can attend tryouts? Can I bring guests?
Due to the on-going public health and safety concerns, NO GUESTS, including spouses and children, will be permitted to attend. This is a limited capacity event and restricted to participants only.