Oct. 17, 2013
CONWAY - The fans' first chance to get a glimpse of the 2013-14 Chanticleers will be Monday, Oct. 28, as part of Hoopla, a free celebration to tip off the new basketball season at The HTC Center. The festivities will begin at 10:30 p.m.
The doors will open at 10:15. Students and fans are strongly encouraged to attend. Free pizza and drinks will be provided for the first 100 fans in attendance and students will have a chance to scan their cards to earn points when entering and exiting.
Hoopla will feature several contests involving students and members of the Coastal Carolina men's and women's basketball teams. The contests include:
- A dance contest featuring students and student-athletes
- A shooting contest featuring students and student-athletes
- Two shot contests with a chance to win $10,000
- Steve Max the Simon Sez Guy performs
Steve Max is a professional Simon Sez caller. Known nationally for his appearances on TV shows and at NBA halftimes, Max has taken this classic kids' game to new heights.
Prizes for the various contests include Beats by Dre headphones, a $250 book scholarship and CCU team gear.
Fans will be introduced to the 2013-14 men's and women's basketball squads as well.
2013 Hoopla Schedule
10:15 p.m. Doors open. Free pizza and drinks provided for first 100 fans
10:30 p.m. Welcome and team introductions
10:50 p.m. Steve Max entertains with Simon Sez
10:55 p.m. Coach Williams addresses the crowd
11:00 p.m. Coach Ellis addresses the crowd
11:05 p.m. Dance contest with student-athletes and students
11:15 p.m. $10,000 Shot contest
11:20 p.m. Shooting Stars competition
11:30 p.m. $10,000 Shot contest
11:33 p.m. Simon Sez contest with students and student-athletes