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Youth Sports Day Sept. 1 Features Basketball Clinic

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June 26, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Boys and girls enrolled in grade 6 or younger are invited to participate in the second annual Youth Basketball Day Clinic, in conjunction with the Saturday, Sept. 1 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 members of the Penn State men’s and women’s basketball staff.

The clinic, held in Bryce Jordan Center Basketball Practice Facility, includes fun drills to promote teamwork and a healthy lifestyle. The clinic will be held prior to the Appalachian State football game which is set to kick off at 3:30 p.m. The clinic check-in and start time will be emailed two to three weeks prior to Sept. 1.

Advance registration is required for the Youth Basketball Day Clinic and participation is limited to the first 150 children signed up. Per NCAA guidelines, children may participate only if they are enrolled in grade 6 or younger as of Sept. 1, 2018. The $50 registration fee includes a ticket to the football game versus Appalachian State, a ticket voucher for an upcoming nonconference men’s and women’s basketball contest and a Penn State basketball mesh jersey.

To guarantee a Penn State basketball mesh jersey for clinic participants, registrations must be made by Friday, Aug. 10. To register and/or to purchase $20 parking passes for the day’s events, call 1-800-NITTANY by Friday, August 17. To register up to five children for the clinic online, visit



Football tickets for the Appalachian State game will be emailed in advance and additional tickets are available for parents, family and friends for $42 per person.

For more information about the Youth Basketball Day Clinic, please contact Sam Starrett with Penn State Athletics at 814-863-1222 or by email at

The Lady Lions tip off their 2018-19 season on Thursday, Nov. 8 vs. Providence with the Nittany Lions tipping off Friday, Nov. 9 vs. North Florida.

For information on new purchases of basketball season tickets for either the Lady Lions or Nittany Lions, call 1-800-NITTANY, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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