New Orleans Pelicans to hold 2017-18 Swoop Troop auditions

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NEW ORLEANS – As the NBA season approaches, the New Orleans Pelicans are looking for energetic, reliable and hardworking Pelicans fans to audition for the 2017-2018 Swoop Troop Interactive Squad.
 
The Swoop Troop is comprised of enthusiastic men and women, 18 years of age or older, who display the ultimate Pelicans spirit while getting the Smoothie King Center pumped up each game night. Members play an integral role in community events and the Pelicans game-night experience by leading the crowd in chants, hosting contests, throwing T-shirts and simply entertaining the best fans in the NBA.
 
Swoop Troop auditions will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center (5800 Airline, Metairie, LA 70003) Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and auditions will start at 2:00 p.m. Please wear athletic attire and non-marking sneakers – feel free to show your Pelicans spirit.
 
2017-18 Swoop Troop Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age as of 9/9/2017.
Must be a high school graduate (verification required by providing a copy of your diploma or proof of college enrollment).
Must provide a copy of your Fall 2017 class schedule.
Must have reliable transportation.
Must be able to arrive 3.5 hours prior to tip-off (ex. 3:30PM for a normal 7:00PM tip-off).
Must be able to work 30+ Pelicans home games.

Please download and complete the Audition Application and email to entertainment@pelicans.com.
 
Visit http://www.nba.com/pelicans/swoop-troop-auditions for more information. Please note that auditions are closed to the public.
 
For more information, please contact Jordy Spitale from the Pelicans Communications Department at (504) 731-1894.

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