Charge to Host 2017 Open Tryouts in Canton September 23

Official Release | July 31, 2017


The Canton Charge, powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, will hold their annual open player tryout for the upcoming 2017-18 NBA G League season on Saturday, September 23rd at the Canton McKinley Memorial Field House, the team announced today.

Staff members from both the Charge and Cleveland Cavaliers will be on hand to evaluate participants using drills designed to test conditioning, individual skills and basketball acumen.  Players will then be broken into various groups for game simulated play and extended evaluation. Those who compete in the tryout are eligible to earn a direct invite to Charge training camp without having to declare for the 2017 NBA G League Draft.  There is no minimum or maximum amount of training camp invites that can be offered from open tryouts.

The tryout will take place on Saturday, September 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Memorial Fieldhouse (1815 Harrison Ave. NW Canton, OH 44708). The tryout is limited to the first 75 applicants to complete the registration forms and payment.

All applicants must be eligible to play in the NBA G League and should pre-register by Friday, September 22nd  @ 5pm by submitting the official registration forms and a $100 fee (with additional $5 handling fee). Information about the tryouts, registration forms and payment options and instructions are available online at or at the Canton team office located inside the Canton Memorial Civic Center (1101 Market Avenue North, Canton, OH 44702) in advance of the tryout dates.

For 2017-18 Charge Nation Memberships, offseason events, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to or call 866-444-1944.

The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Majority Owner and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

Fans can stay up-to-date on team news by following the team at: @CantonCharge on Twitter at and on Facebook at

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