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Mad Ants To Hold Dance Team Auditions

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, are in search of members for the 2016-17 Madame Ants Dance Team. The 10th annual Madame Ants auditions will be held on Sunday, August 14th. Auditions will be held at Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone, 3320 N. Clinton St. Fort Wayne, IN 46825.

The Mad Ants are in search of fun, outgoing, classy ladies with either dance or cheer experience. The dance team will perform at all 24 home games of the 2016-2017 season and will make several community appearances throughout the year.

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and be able to commit to two practices a week and all games.

Registration fee is $20 – more information and registration forms are available on the Mad Ants website, The form must be returned with a recent full-length photo. Registration will begin at 1:30pm with auditions beginning at 2:00pm.

For further questions contact Heidi Kessens, mailto:hkessens or (260) 222-7953.

About the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and the NBA Development League: The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, are the NBA Development affiliate of the NBA Indiana Pacers. Established in 2007, the Mad Ants have marked their success in back-to-back Championship appearances, coming out on top in 2014 and returning to the Championship series in 2015. The 2014-2015 season also named the Mad Ants as the NBA Development League Development Champions, which recognizes the team that best embodies the NBA D-League’s goals of developing NBA-caliber basketball talent through call-ups and assignments. The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 19 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2015-16 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 38 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2014-15 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on