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Trail Blazers Fan Fest Scheduled for October 1

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It’s that time of year! The Portland Trail Blazers’ annual Fan Fest is upon us.

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Want to attend the Portland Trail Blazers’ annual Fan Fest? This year’s event will take place at the Moda Center on Sunday, October 1. Free digital tickets are available now at trailblazers.com/fanfest!

Press release:

PORTLAND, Ore. (September 21, 2017) – Fans will have their first opportunity to watch the 2017-18 Portland Trail Blazers live in action when the team holds its 13th annual Wells Fargo Fan Fest on Sunday, October 1 at the Moda Center.

The free event features first-come, first-served general admission seating, with doors opening at noon. The afternoon will be headlined by an intra-squad scrimmage at 1 p.m. Parking on the Rose Quarter campus will be free, subject to availability. Fans can download their free digital tickets now at trailblazers.com/fanfest.

Wells Fargo Fan Fest is a great opportunity for fans to get an up-close look at this year’s Trail Blazers team with a pre-game Q&A with players including Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic and more. Attendees will also get to interact with the Trail Blazers broadcast team including Kevin Calabro, Lamar Hurd, Brooke Olzendam, Brian Wheeler and Michael Holton. Fans can vote for the Wells Fargo MVP of the intra-squad scrimmage at trailblazers.com/fanfest. It’s fun, it’s free and it’s the perfect way to tip-off the season.

Fans will also get a chance to see performances by this year’s BlazerDancersand Stunt Team, and receive prize giveaways from team mascot Blaze the Trail Cat.

ABOUT THE PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERSMembers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Portland Trail Blazers were founded in 1970 and purchased by Paul G. Allen in 1988. The team's rich heritage includes 33 playoff appearances, three trips to the NBA Finals, an NBA championship in 1977 and a commitment to community service and sustainability. The Trail Blazers are dedicated to positively impacting underserved kids and their families throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington where they live, learn and play. Portland is the first and only professional sports franchise to receive the prestigious National Points of Light Award for excellence in corporate and community service. The Trail Blazers home arena, the Moda Center, earned LEED Gold Recertification in 2015 after becoming the first existing professional sports venue in the world to receive LEED Gold status in 2010. The team is also one of the founding members of the Green Sports Alliance. For more information, visit www.trailblazers.com.

ABOUT WELLS FARGOServing the Pacific Northwest 1852, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,500 locations; 13,000 ATMs; the internet (wellsfargo.com); and mobile banking.