fanjamThe University of Denver men’s and women’s annual Basketball Fan Jam is slated for October 12 inside Magness Arena at 6 p.m.

Events scheduled for the evening will include a 3-point challenge between the men’s and women’s teams, a slam dunk contest, player and coaches’ introductions, team warmups and cheer and dance performances and more including the revealing of a new court for the upcoming season. The pep band will also be in attendance.

A courtside DJ will there playing music for all fans throughout the course of the evening. Brad Thompson will once again play emcee to this year’s festivities.

There will also be a half-court shot challenge consisting of three shooters and a student. If a team hits the winning shot, the student will receive $500 cold hard cash from Pepsi and a Pioneer Prize package.

The event is FREE to the public and concession stands will be open and will have FREE food. Fans can stick around after the event and shoot on the court, and meet the players, coaches and cheer teams.

FREE parking for the event can be found in lots 103 and 108 and will be open to fans attending beginning at 4 p.m.

Fan Jam is part of Homecoming Week for the Pioneers. Find out more about this week’s Denver Pioneer events online!