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FAYETTEVILLE, NC – March 30, 2016 – Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) announced today that it will hold the first open tryouts for 2016-17 Men’s and Women’s Intercollegiate Basketball teams on Saturday, April 2, 2016, in the FTCC Horace Sisk Gymnasium on the Fayetteville campus located at 2201 Hull Road.  The men’s tryouts are scheduled from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., with the women’s tryouts from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams will compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Division-II Region 10, starting with the fall 2016-17 season.  Tryouts are open to all current and future students. Trojan Basketball players must be enrolled full time during the 2016-17 season and be committed to making academic progress toward graduation.

NJCAA regulations require that all participants must have a current physical within the past 12 months before trying out for the teams.  A copy of the physical must be provided prior to court time.  For information regarding FTCC’s Trojan Athletic programs, please contact Mike Neal, Athletic Director, at 910.486.3630 or

Fayetteville Technical Community College was established in 1961 and serves over 42,000 students annually by providing over 200 occupational, technical, general education, college transfer, and continuing education programs to meet students’ needs and desires as well as the community. Visit FTCC’s website at  Like us on Facebook / Follow us on Twitter @faytechcc.