The Portland Trail Blazers have announced that their annual "Fan Fest" will be held Sunday, October 4th. Admission to the event is free. It features Trail Blazers players scrimmaging, plus appearances by other Blazers personalities. Details can be found in this press release:
TRAIL BLAZERS TO HOST WELLS FARGO FAN FEST SUNDAY, OCT. 4
Free tickets available now at Wells Fargo banking stores in Oregon and Southwest Washington
PORTLAND, Ore. (Sept. 1, 2015) - Fans will have their first opportunity to watch the 2015-16 Portland Trail Blazers live in action when the team holds its 11th annual Wells Fargo Fan Fest on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Moda Center.
The free event features first-come, first-served general admission seating, with doors opening at 6 p.m. The evening will be headlined by an intra-squad scrimmage at 7 p.m.
Free vouchers are available now at all Wells Fargo banking stores in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Parking on the Rose Quarter campus will be free, subject to availability.
Wells Fargo Fan Fest is a great opportunity for fans to get an up-close look at this year's Trail Blazers, including two-time NBA All-Star Damian Lillard, Meyers Leonard, CJ McCollum and new additions to the team.
Fans will also get a chance to see performances by this year's BlazerDancers and Stunt Team, and receive prize giveaways from team mascot Blaze the Trail Cat.
At the end of the scrimmage, Wells Fargo Regional President Tracy Curtis will present the Fan Fest MVP trophy to the most outstanding player from the scrimmage.
The Trail Blazers Foundation and Wells Fargo are taking it to the court once again to offer $100,000 in grants for schools across Oregon and Southwest Washington in support of their academic, art, athletic or community programs. Visit trailblazers.com/takeittothecourt between Oct. 4, 2015 and Jan. 1, 2016, to apply for up to $10,000 for your school.