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Youth Sports Day Sept. 2 Features Basketball Clinic

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July 25, 2017


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Boys and girls enrolled in grade 6 or younger are invited to participate in the inaugural Youth Basketball Day Clinic, in conjunction with the Saturday, Sept. 2 Youth Sports Day with Penn State football. Introducing fundamentals, skills and the concepts of basketball, the hour-long clinic will feature appearances by and guidance from Penn State basketball coaches Patrick Chambers and Coquese Washington.

Advance registration is required for the Youth Basketball Day Clinic and participation is limited to the first 150 children signed up. The clinic, held in Bryce Jordan Center Basketball Practice Facility, includes fun drills to promote teamwork and a healthy lifestyle. Check-in opens at 8 a.m. with activities beginning at 9 a.m. The $50 registration fee includes a ticket to the football game versus Akron, a ticket voucher for an upcoming nonconference basketball contest and a Penn State basketball mesh jersey.

Instruction and inspiration from Penn State basketball coaching staffs will highlight the clinic itinerary. The Youth Basketball Day Clinic, for boys and girls of any skill level, provides a positive environment to learn about the game.

To guarantee a Penn State mesh basketball jersey for clinic participants, registrations must be made by Friday, Aug. 4. To register and/or to purchase $20 parking passes for the day's events, call 1-800-NITTANY by Friday, August 18. To register up to five children for the clinic online, visit Per NCAA guidelines, only children enrolled in grade 6 or younger as of September 1, 2017 may participate.

Football tickets for the Akron game will be mailed in advance and additional tickets are available for parents, family and friends for $42 per person. Included as part of the package is a ticket voucher for a 2017 nonconference basketball game.

For more information about the Youth Basketball Day Clinic, please contact Brad Spangler with Penn State Athletics at 814-867-2553 or by email at

Men's Basketball season ticket renewals are due by July 28, 2017 and deposits for new 2017-18 Penn State Men's Basketball season tickets can be made by calling 1-800-NITTANY (weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern time) or by visiting




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