For Immediate Use
GRIZZ GIRLS FINAL AUDITION TO BE HELD JULY 16 AT GOLD STRIKE CASINO RESORT
First round auditions to be held tomorrow, Saturday, July 9
at Rhodes College's Mallory Gymnasium at 9 a.m.
TUNICA, Miss. - July 8, 2011 — The Grizz Girls will save the last dance for Saturday, July 16 when the Memphis Grizzlies dance team holds its final audition for the
2011-12 squad at Gold Strike Casino Resort's Millennium Theatre in Tunica, Miss. (1010 Casino Center Drive). The competition begins at 4 p.m. with doors opening one hour prior and the event is free and open to the public (children must be accompanied by an adult).
To qualify for the final audition, prospective dancers must compete in the first round of auditions on Saturday, July 9 at Rhodes College's Mallory Gymnasium
(2000 N. Parkway). Registration begins at 9 a.m. and all participants must be high school graduates and at least 18 years of age. Approximately 30 of the dancers will move on to the final round, where they'll vie for a spot on the 2011-12 Grizz Girls dance team.
This will mark the third consecutive year that the final Grizz Girls audition has been held at the 800-seat theatre at Gold Strike Casino Resort, a longtime partner of the Grizzlies.
For more information on either audition, call (901) 205-1411 or e-mail email@example.com.
|WHAT:||2011-12 Grizz Girls Final Audition|
|WHERE:||Gold Strike Casino Resort's Millennium Theatre
1010 Casino Center Drive
Tunica, MS 38664
|WHEN:||July 16, 4 p.m.|
ABOUT GOLD STRIKE:
Gold Strike Casino Resort, MGM Resorts International's 1,200-room resort located 20 minutes south of Memphis in Tunica, Miss., recently completed the largest renovation and remodeling project in its history. The multi-million dollar transformation included all of Gold Strike's deluxe rooms and suites, hotel lobby, casino, 30,000-square-foot conference and convention center, Atrium Cafe, Courtyard Buffet and high-limit gaming area. The resort also features the award-winning Chicago Steakhouse, a refreshing spa and salon, an 800-seat showroom and 50,000 square feet of gaming space with 53 table games and more than 1,200 slot machines. For reservations or information, call 888-24K-PLAY (7529) or visit www.goldstrike.com
ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL:
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a peerless portfolio of destination resort brands, including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company has significant holdings in gaming, hospitality and entertainment, owns and operates 15 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has 50% investments in four other properties in Nevada, Illinois and Macau. One of those investments is CityCenter, an unprecedented urban resort destination on the Las Vegas Strip featuring its centerpiece ARIA Resort & Casino. Through its hospitality management subsidiary, the Company holds a growing number of development and management agreements for casino and non-casino resort projects around the world. MGM Resorts International supports responsible gaming and has implemented the American Gaming Association's Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming at its gaming properties. The Company has been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for its industry-leading Diversity Initiative, its community philanthropy programs and the Company's commitment to sustainable development and operations. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's Web site at www.mgmresorts.com.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Matt Tumbleson, Grizzlies, (901) 205-1409
Mary Cracchiolo Spain, Gold Strike, (228) 547-8473
Ross Wooden, Grizzlies, (901) 205-1607