JULY 29, 2022
WINDY CITY BULLS TO HOLD LOCAL OPEN TRYOUT ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 AT CHICAGO HOPE ACADEMY
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – The Windy City Bulls, presented by BMO, the NBA G League affiliate of the Chicago Bulls, will be hosting a one-day open tryout for prospective local players on Saturday, September 10 at Chicago Hope Academy located at 2641 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612.
Participants will have the opportunity to showcase their talent in front of Chicago Bulls and Windy City Bulls basketball operations personnel. The event is also open to other NBA and NBA G League personnel for scouting purposes. Players will be competing for an invitation to the Windy City Bulls training camp which will take place in late October.
The registration fee is $250* when paid before August 28 and is non-refundable with space limited to the first 175 individuals. The registration fee will increase to $300 per participant on August 29. Pre-event registration will only be accepted online with cashless payment and no advance registrations via phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. Registration instructions and forms may be found at WindyCityBulls.com.
On the date of the event, in-person check-in for the camp will take place from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and the camp will start promptly at 2 p.m. and will conclude at 6 p.m. A list of Frequently Asked Questions about this event, including parking instructions at Chicago Hope Academy, is available HERE. Individuals with additional questions may email the Windy City Bulls at WCBTryouts@Bulls.com – no phone calls, please.
Local individuals have performed well at past tryout camps, led by Chicago native Alfonzo McKinnie who was a key player on Windy City's inaugural 2016-17 season and has gone on to spend five seasons in the NBA.
The Windy City Bulls are entering their sixth season of professional basketball in the heart of Chicago’s northwest suburbs. Beginning in November, the team will play 24 home games at NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates. The NBA G League, which is entering its 21st season, features 30 teams -- 28 of which are affiliated with NBA teams. Last season saw a record-breaking 164 NBA G League call-ups between 117 different players.
Affordable season ticket memberships are available now. For more information, visit WindyCityBulls.com.
*Online transaction fees will be added at check-out.