Basketball tourney wants 500 kids to dribble basketballs through Asheville Sat. morn


Sounds like a fun event! Press release here:

Downtown Dribble

Want to see 500 people dribbling basketballs through downtown? Then plan on showing up at the Vance Monument in downtown Asheville at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Organizers of the Southern Conference Basketball Tournament will give a free basketball, T-shirt and tickets to the noon session of games to the first 500 children who show up for the Downtown Dribble. The event will include a pep rally with mascots from participating colleges, pep bands and cheerleaders. After the pep rally, the crowd will dribble basketballs in a parade from Pack Square to the U.S. Cellular Center.

To download a waiver, go to Asheville For more information about the tournament, go to

Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. The event starts at 10:45 a.m.

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