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2008 Mad Ants Ball Kid Program Unveiled

November 10, 2008 - NBA G League (G League) - Fort Wayne Mad Ants News Release

Students, ages 12 and up, may apply to become a member of the Mad Ants Ball Kid Program at any time during the year. Applicants must submit the following to the Mad Ants office by November 17, 2008, to be considered for the upcoming season:

- A letter in the student's own words as to what makes him/her unique and why she/he would make an excellent Ball Kid

- A completed application (attached)


Ball Kids will rotate among many jobs, including but not limited to:

- Setting up the court (pre-game)

- Sweeping, wiping the floor

- Distributing water, towels and warm-ups during timeouts

- Folding warm-ups and towels

- Rebounding for players before the game and during halftime


In an effort to promote and maintain the professional atmosphere of our program, Ball Kids must follow policies below.

Please consider these policies carefully before applying to the program

- Perfect attendance to all assigned games, which will fall between November and April

- No autographs, idle chit chat, or horsing around while working

- This is a job and must be approached with a commitment to serve others in an unselfish and professional manner

- Arrive to work an hour and a half before the game and stay up to an hour after the game


The Mad Ants has a reputation for having one of the best Ball kid programs in the NBA D-League. In addition to playing a special role in creating an atmosphere for all other franchises to model, Ball Kids enjoy:

- Complementary Mad Ants apparel to wear on game nights

- The closest seat possible to exciting NBA D-league games


If you have any questions, please contact Alicia Harrison at

To be considered for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants Ball Kid Program, please send your letter and application by November 17th to:

Alicia Harrison

Mad Ants Ball Kid Program

1910 St. Joe Center Rd., Suite 61

Ft. Wayne, IN 46825

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