Thunder To Hold Open Tryouts For Thunder Girls

The Oklahoma City Thunder will host open auditions for the 2013-14 Thunder Girls dance team on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Thunder Events Center in Edmond. Auditions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and are open to participants only.

The final round of auditions will be held in front of a live audience on Thursday, Aug. 8 at Riverwind Casino in Norman, starting at 7 p.m. Admission to the finals is free of charge.

The Thunder Girls perform at all home games and are ambassadors for the Thunder at community and sponsorship events. They make over 200 appearances throughout the region annually and have represented the Thunder and the NBA on six international tours, including their most recent trip to China.

Women 18 or older who would like to audition for the Thunder Girls are encouraged to visit THUNDER.NBA.COM for more information and to preregister for the Aug. 3 tryouts. Prep classes are available throughout July for those interested in learning more about the auditions process.

On average, over 100 applicants audition annually for a spot on the team. Current Thunder Girls wishing to stay on the dance team are required to re-audition.

The Thunder Girls are presented by Riverwind Casino.


WHAT: Preliminary auditions for the 2013-14 Thunder Girls dance team

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Thunder Events Center

14701 N. Lincoln Blvd., Edmond 73013