The Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Houston Rockets, today announced the open tryout dates for the 2016-17 season. Tryouts will be held on September 17 in Edinburg, Texas and September 23 in Houston.
The tryouts give prospective players the opportunity to showcase their skills in front of the RGV Vipers coaching staff and the Houston Rockets basketball operations staff. Prospects will compete to earn a potential invitation to the Vipers training camp and an opportunity to sign an NBA D-League contract.
Rio Grande Valley – Edinburg, Texas
Saturday, September 17, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (CT)
RGV Vipers Practice Facility at DHR Wellness Center
315 E. Palm Dr., Edinburg, Texas 78539
Early registration forms and payment should be submitted by noon (CT) on Thursday, September 15
Friday September 23, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. (CT)
Houston Rockets Practice Facility at Toyota Center
1510 Polk Street, Houston, Texas 77002
Early registration forms and payment should be submitted by noon (CT) on Wednesday, September 21
Prospective Players are encouraged to pay an early registration fee of $150 prior to tryouts. The fee is $200 if paid on the day of tryouts. Payments can be made in advance by calling the Rio Grande Valley Vipers at 956-972-1144, or by stopping by the Vipers Pro Shop at 4500 N. 10th St. at Uptown Plaza in McAllen. Those paying in advance can pay by cash, cashier’s check, certified check or credit card. Those paying at the tryout must pay by cash, cashier’s check or certified check.
Early registration forms and payments should be submitted by Thursday, September 15 for the RGV tryouts and Wednesday, September 21 for the Houston tryouts. This year’s registration, release and health information authorization forms can be found on RGVipers.com. Completed forms should be emailed to the Vipers basketball operations staff at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions, please contact the RGV Vipers directly at 956-972-1144.
Season tickets for the Vipers 2016-17 season are on sale now. For ticket information visit rgvipers.com, call (956) 972-1144, or visit the Vipers Pro Shop at 4500 N. 10th St. at Uptown Plaza in McAllen.