Oct. 4, 2010
AUBURN, Ala. - The grand opening of Auburn Arena is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. CT. The Auburn Athletics Department will celebrate the official opening of the $86 million Auburn Arena with a basketball celebration highlighting the men's and women's basketball teams.
Tickets to the grand opening are free and are available at the Auburn Arena Ticket Office. Fans can claim up to four tickets to the event while supplies last. Fans can also reserve tickets online at www.aubtix.com.
This will be the first opportunity for fans to see new Head Coach Tony Barbee and the men's basketball team in action as Oct. 15 marks the first day teams can officially conduct practice in preparation for the 2010-11 season.
The Auburn women's basketball team is also preparing to open its official practice season in the new arena with a team that returns all but one player from the 2010 squad.
The Coca-Cola Tiger Fan Fest which includes inflatable games, live music, face painting, balloon clown, autograph tent and more will be open in the arena plaza starting at 5:00 pm. The Auburn Arena doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and activities inside the Arena will start at 7:00 p.m.
Men's and women's basketball season tickets remain and can be purchased online at www.AubTix.com, over the phone at 1-800-282-1957 or in person at the Auburn Arena Ticket Office.
For more information, please call 334-844-4040, ext. 1 or email email@example.com