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Pre-Tryout Open Plays

About Pre-Tryout Open Plays

Before the start of each new season, Gotham offers Pre-Tryout Open Plays for players registered to try out for specific Gotham Divisions. These open plays provide opportunities for Captains-elect and aspiring players to meet and greet, to scout and be scouted. To promote and protect the special purpose behind this less-common Open Play format, the players who will be trying out for any of the upcoming season’s Divisions for which the Open Play is designed to be a showcase of skills, will receive priority in our registration process over the Captains themselves. Players are encouraged to wear their tryout numbers during the Open Play, and Captains are encouraged to come scout and take notes. Captains are asked *not* to register and play in the open play, unless they are also registered and committed to try out for a higher division. Captains who wish to play while scouting, are welcome to come register in person at the start of the open play, but only if spots remain available for purchase.

Schedule and Registration

  • Registration will open the Friday before each Open Play.
  • You must register for Spring Tryouts prior to registering for Pre-Tryout Open Plays.
  • The venue for most Pre-tryout Open Plays is the Bayard Rustin Educational Complex, 351 West 18th Street (between 8th & 9th Avenues), in the 7th Floor gyms.  In case of high attendance, the Pre-Tryout Open Plays may also be held at the O.Henry School on West 17th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.  You will receive an e-mail prior to your Open Play confirming its location.
  • The registration fee is $15, payable below via PayPal.
  • If you PayPal indicates the Open Play is Sold Out, then just click Continue Shopping to join our wait list!
  • NOTE: If you are drafted to a team, (congratulations) you will then be ineligible to participate in any remaining Pre-Tryout Open Plays. If you have already registered, you will be refunded.

Wednesday, January 17th (7:30 p.m.) — Divisions 4-6
For players who are registered to try out for Fall 2017 Divisions 4-6.

Thursday January 18th (7:30 p.m.) — Divisions 1-3
For players who are registered to try out for Fall 2017 Divisions 1-3.

Wednesday January 24th (7:30 p.m.) — Divisions 7-8
For players who are registered to try out for Fall 2017 Divisions 7-8.

Thursday January 25th (7:30 p.m.) — Divisions 9,10, and PowerPlay
For players who are registered to try out for Fall 2017 Divisions 9 and 10, and PowerPlay.

IMPORTANT: Please go to the OPEN PLAY drop-down menu in the red banner above and select “About Open Play” for more information on open play schedules, formats, eligibility, and registration rules & procedures.

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