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Altitude to Host Mascot and Interactive Squad Tryouts

October 7, 2002 - NBA G League (G League) - Asheville Altitude News Release

ASHEVILLE, N.C., October 7, 2002 - The Asheville Altitude Interactive Squad will hold a second audition to select members of the 2002-03 team, Thursday and Saturday, October 10 and 12, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Weyneth Elite Gym (WEGA), 130 Swannanoa River Road.

The Altitude Interactive Squad, the team’s official dance/cheer team, participate in cheer, stunt, dance and tumbling routines during the 25 home basketball contests. Members will consist of a dynamic group of dancers, cheerleaders, gymnasts and entertainers designed to deliver an exciting, high-energy combination of entertainment and continuous crowd encouraging presentations. Candidates who participated in the first audition but were not selected will have an opportunity to re-audition for the team at this time.

Potential interactive squad candidates must be at least 18 years of age and possess cheer and/or dance skills with the ability to communicate effectively. Evaluations will consist of various choreographed dances and cheer routines including stunting, chanting, and tumbling.

The Altitude opens preseason play November 9 against the Huntsville Flight, followed by a final preseason home opener November 11 versus the Columbus Riverdragons at 7:15 in the Asheville Civic Center..

The Altitude will open the 2002-03 regular season against the Fayetteville Patriots, November 15 followed by the home opener against the Huntsville Flight November 16. Both games are scheduled for a 7:15 p.m. tip off time.

The Altitudes’ season ticket packages are on sale now and feature numerous deals for all entertainment needs. Fans can purchase season ticket packages for Altitude home games by calling (828) 782-1000. Individual tickets are available in the following price ranges: $9, $12, $15, $30, and $35. Discounted tickets for children and senior citizens are also available.

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