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2010 Final Four

Indainapolis, IN

April 2-5, 2010

Schedule of activities

Daily - Friday - Monday

NCAA Hall of Champions

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Hall of Champions offers an exciting opportunity to engage with the NCAA student-athlete. Whether you are an avid sports fan or just want to learn more about how college and university life combines with athletics, the Hall of Champions is for you.

NCAA Hall of Champions

Admission: $5 for adults

$3 for youth (ages 6 to 18) and seniors (ages 65 and older)

Children 5 and under are free.





Friday, April 2, 2010

Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Come play with the best at Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero – the ultimate fan experience. Fans of all ages can test their skills and enjoy championship action with basketball competitions, clinics, performances, autograph sessions and photo ops, the latest in interactive games and demonstrations, prizes and more. Everyone’s a champion at Bracket Town.

Advanced tickets can be purchased for $2 off at select Meijer stores throughout the state of Indiana or they can be purchased at regular price on the day of the event at the Indiana Convention Center box office.

Location: Indiana Convention Center

Admission: $10 (ages 12 and over)

$6 for children ages 3-11, college students, senior citizens (55 and older), and military personnel

Children ages 2 and under are free and Appropriate ID required.



Final Four Friday – Team Practices

Come watch the student-athletes from the 2010 NCAA Final Four teams in their final practice before the national semifinal games. Also watch members of the US National Wheelchair Basketball team compete in a full court wheelchair basketball exhibition, presented by The Hartford. Enjoy the opportunity to hear from each head coach of the participating Final Four teams after the practice session is completed. Fans in attendance will be randomly selected to win national semifinal and championship game tickets throughout the day! Practice times are based on team seeding: (Gates open at 11 a.m.)

Noon-12:50 p.m. Game No. 1 Lower Seed

1-1:50 p.m. Game No. 2 Lower Seed – WVU

2:10-3 p.m. Game No. 1 Higher Seed

3:10-4 p.m. Game No. 2 Higher Seed

Location: Lucas Oil Stadium

Admission and parking are free



AT&T® Block Party – The Big Dance® Concert Series

Hours: 4-10:30 p.m.


The Big Dance is a free three-day concert series open to music fans in celebration of the NCAA Men’s Final Four. The concerts tip off Friday with the AT&T Block Party featuring GRAMMY Award winning, multiplatinum headline band Stone Temple Pilots. In addition to the music, there will be plenty of food and activities to keep you entertained. Stop by the AT&T 3G Experience tent to play games, pick up free prizes and check out all the latest wireless technology.

Location: White River State Park

Admission is free



Reese’s College All-Star Game

4:35 p.m.

The Reese’s College All-Star Game features two teams comprised of the top collegiate senior student-athletes in the country. For the third year, the game will be played in the Final Four venue and will provide Indiana residents and other NCAA basketball fans the chance to see many of the best college basketball players perform in action for free!

Location: Lucas Oil Stadium

Admission is free



Saturday, April 3, 2010

Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero

10 a.m.-8 p.m

Come play with the best at Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero – the ultimate fan experience. Fans of all ages can test their skills and enjoy championship action with basketball competitions, clinics, performances, autograph sessions and photo ops, the latest in interactive games and demonstrations, prizes and more. Everyone’s a champion at Bracket Town.

Location: Indiana Convention Center

Admission: $10 (ages 12 and over)

$6 for children ages 3-11,college students, senior citizens (55 and older), and military personnel

Children ages 2 and under are free

Appropriate ID required.

Advanced tickets can be purchased for $2 off at select Meijer stores throughout the state of Indiana or they can be purchased at regular price on the day of the event at the Indiana Convention Center box office.

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State Farm Coaches All-American Team Introduction

11 a.m.-1 p.m.


The All-American team will take center court for introduction and autographs.

Location: Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero

Admission: Bracket Town Admission



AT&T Presents Grammy nominated rapper, FABOLOUS

Performance at 3 p.m.; Autograph Session from 4-5 p.m


Come out to Bracket Town and check out a live performance from Grammy nominated rapper, Fabolous. Don’t miss your chance to meet and get an autograph from Fabolous right after his performance.

Location: Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero

Admission: Bracket Town Admission $10 (ages 12 and over) $6 for children ages 3-11, college students, senior citizens (55 and older), and military personnel. Children ages 2 and under are free.

Appropriate ID required.

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Coca-Cola Zero Countdown – The Big Dance Concert Series

Noon-8 p.m.

The Big Dance is a free three-day concert series open to music fans in celebration of the NCAA Men’s Final Four. Saturday is the Coca-Cola ZeroTM Countdown, which will feature former American Idol season 5 finalist and 2007 Billboard Album of the Year artist, Daughtry. Also performing Saturday will be Country Music Association New Artist of the Year Darius Rucker, with special guest Ryan Seacrest hosting the Coca-Cola Zero Countdown. Since Saturday is game day, fans will be able to participate in the World’s Largest Pep Rally, enjoy a military flyover, and stay in the park to watch the semifinal games on the video boards with thousands of your closest friends.

Location: White River State Park

Admission is free



Mountaineer Connection

Noon-4 p.m

Scotty’s Brewhouse Downtown will serve as the official gathering place for Mountaineer fans during Final Four weekend. The event will feature appearances by the WVU Pep Band (3 p.m.), Mountaineer Mascot, cheerleaders and WVU celebrities.

Fans can enjoy video highlights and game footage on Scotty’s flat screen TVs, Lil’ Mountaineers Corner, tailgate games, cheer school, WVU traditions challenge, Mountaineer giveaways, and food/drink from Scotty’s extensive menu. A portion of the Mountaineer Connection is being underwritten by Chesapeake Energy.

Location: Scotty’s Brewhouse, 1 Virginia Ave., Indianapolis

Admission is free and open to the public

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National Semifinals

Tipoff is approximately 6:07 p.m. for the Butler vs. Michigan State game. The WVU vs. Duke game begin approximately 40 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. (Gates open at 4 p.m.)

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 college basketball teams in the United States. The 20-day tournament, commonly referred to as March Madness®, has become one of the country’s most prominent sporting events. The tournament, whose field includes conference champions and other top teams, is staged in a single elimination format. Since its 1939 inception, it has built a legacy that includes dynasty teams, dramatic underdog stories and outstanding individual performances.

Location: Lucas Oil Stadium

Admission: Sold out.





Sunday, April 4, 2010

NCAA Final Four Dribble

Dribble begins at 3 p.m
.; All participants, including pre-registered, must check-in prior to 2:30 p.m.

Online Registration will be available to the first 2,000 registrants.

Onsite Registration: 11a.m. to 2:30 p.m.Basketball fans, under the age of 18, will have the opportunity to dribble from White River State Park to the entrance of Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero® at the Indiana Convention Center. Participants will receive a free basketball and t-shirt courtesy of the NCAA. Participants wearing the Final Four Dribble t-shirt will also receive free admission to Bracket Town on event day.

The event will start at the NCAA National Office located in White River State Park and will finish at the Indiana Convention Center (corner of West and Maryland).

Admission is free



Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero

Noon-8 p.m.

Come play with the best at Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero – the ultimate fan experience. Fans of all ages can test their skills and enjoy championship action with basketball competitions, clinics, performances, autograph sessions and photo ops, the latest in interactive games and demonstrations, prizes and more. Everyone’s a champion at Bracket Town.

Location: Indiana Convention Center

Admission: $10 (ages 12 and over)

$6 for children ages 3-11, college students, senior citizens (55 and older), and military personnel

Children ages 2 and under are free

Appropriate ID required.

Advanced tickets can be purchased for $2 off at select Meijer stores throughout the state of Indiana or they can be purchased at regular price on the day of the event at the Indiana Convention Center box office.



Big Dance Sunday – The Big Dance Concert Series

3-10 p.m
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The Big Dance is a free three-day concert series open to music fans in celebration of the NCAA Men’s Final Four. The Big Dance will wrap up Sunday with multiplatinum, four-time GRAMMY nominees the Goo Goo Dolls, along with other national recording artists to be named soon. Come early and stay long – AT&T and Coca-Cola will host interactive areas all weekend, and there will be plenty of food and festivities to go along with this unique concert spectacular. Join the party. It’s fabulous, fun, and free!

Location: White River State Park

Admission is free





Monday, April 5, 2010

Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero

Hours: Noon-8 p.m.



Mountaineer Meet and Greet

4 p.m.-8 p.m.

WVU alumni and fans will reunite one last time on Monday, April 5, at Scotty’s Brewhouse Downtown for a Mountaineer Meet and Greet before heading to the championship game (tipoff approx. 9:21 p.m.).

The meet and greet, hosted by the WVU Alumni Association, will be an opportunity to bring fans together
to enjoy Mountaineer camaraderie, music, basketball replays and highlights on Scotty’s flat screen TVs and food/ drinks from Scotty’s extensive menu.

Location: Scotty’s Brewhouse

1 Virginia Ave., Indianapolis, IN

Admission is free



National Championship Game

Tipoff is approximately 9:21 p.m. (Gates open at 7 p.m.)


This is the game everyone has waited for. The top two teams in the nation

will play each other for the most coveted title in every intercollegiate sport—

National Champions!

Location: Lucas Oil Stadium

Admission: Sold out.



NABC Championship Trophy Presentation Celebration

Winning coach and student-athletes will be presented with the NABC

championship trophy in a pep rally setting for all fans to enjoy.

Location: National Champion Downtown Hotel

Admission is free