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Windy City Bulls to Hold Local Open Tryout on Saturday, September 16

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – The Windy City Bulls, presented by BMO, the NBA G League affiliate of the Chicago Bulls, have announced that a one-day open tryout for prospective local players will take place on Saturday, September 16 at the Sports Complex located at 5499 W 65th Street in suburban Bedford Park.

Tryout participants will have the opportunity to showcase their talent in front of Chicago Bulls and Windy City Bulls basketball operations personnel. 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 $300 and is non-refundable with space limited to the first 175 individuals. Pre-event registration will only be accepted online, no advance registrations via phone calls or regular mail will be accepted. Registration instructions and documents may be found here.

On-site check-in for the camp will take place from 9 AM to 10 AM and the camp will start promptly at 10 AM and conclude at 1 PM. A list of Frequently Asked Questions about this event are available here. Individuals with additional questions may email the Windy City Bulls at – no phone calls, please.

Local individuals have performed well at past tryout camps, led by Chicago native Alfonzo McKinnie who made the team in its inaugural 2016-17 season and went on to spend five seasons in the NBA. 

The Windy City Bulls, the official NBA G League Affiliate of the Chicago Bulls, are entering their seventh 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 22nd season, will include 31 teams for the 2023-24 season.