Houston Rockets: Event Update – RPD Final Auditions, Blacktop Event Photos

By Tamberlyn Richardson

Recently the Houston Rockets held two events which we reported on:

  • Preliminary Auditions for Houston Rockets Power Dance Troop
  • The Blacktop 3 on 3 Battle

Preliminary auditions for the Houston Rockets Power Dancers on June 2oth and now the finalists have moved on. The 19 finalists auditions will occur this Thursday, July 2nd, here’s the details on the event:

Date: Thursday July 2nd, 2015

Where: House of Blues

Address: 1204 Caroline Street

Time: Arrive early to get a seat, doors open at 6:00 PMhttps://spacecityscoop.com/wp-admin/post-new.php

Auditions Begin at 7:00 PM.https://spacecityscoop.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=40963&action=edit

Cost: Free

If you want to watch the auditions, they are free to attend. The short list of dancers is ready to give it their all having already advanced via their previous auditions and demonstrated a love for their community, love basketball and share a passion for dance. You can view the photo gallery from the event here: link to pictures

Moving on to these final audition the team will be determined at this event. Entertainment Manager, Choreographer and Coach: Natalie Alvarado will chose her Houston Rockets Power Dance team from the high energy, confident and versatile performers. The successful dance troop performs at all home games and also get the opportunity to travel and appear at community events.

If you’re looking for a fun and exciting event, plan to attend and cheer on the finalists. You can also view the finalists by visiting this link at the Rockets site and watch their videos and tweet to vote for your favorites. So don’t miss out on cheering on your favorites.

The other event which occurred recently was the

Basketball Tournament: ZTE Blacktop 3 on 3 Battle

The Houston Rockets and ZTE held a 3 on 3 Battle on June 13th and 15th (rescheduled due to inclement weather) The initial day teams competed to make the finals. Seeding occurred on Saturday June 13th and the playoffs took place on Monday June 15th.

There were 6 Division Participant Levels:

There were 6 Divisions:

  • Youth Division (ages 10 – 14)
  • Youth Division (15 – 17)
  • Adult Competitive
  • Adult Elite
  • Adult Recreational
  • Wheelchair Division

You can view pictures on the Rockets nba.com site via this link

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