DUKE CHILDREN'S CLOSED PRACTICE SESSION

October 21, 2019
Cameron Indoor Stadium

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the MIX 101.5 Radiothon for Duke Children's we are offering you a special chance to join us for an early season closed practice session during the afternoon of October 21 with Coach K and this year's Duke Blue Devils Men's Basketball Team!

Do you bleed Duke Blue? Have you always wanted to experience a behind-the-scenes look at Duke Basketball? Now is your opportunity to get an exclusive look at the 2019-2020 Duke Men's Basketball Team as they gear up for another exciting season! For a donation of $250, $1,250, or $2,500 to Duke Children's, you can be in the room where it happens. Seats are limited, so make your gift today.

There are several ways you can join us in Cameron Indoor Stadium for an exclusive sneak-peak of this year's Blue Devils. Please make your gift online using one of the options below, or contact Jocelyn Pietro at jocelyn.pietro@duke.edu or 919-385-1595 to make your gift over the phone. Deadline to register is October 14. 

VIP Information ($1,250 and $2,500 donation)

  • Arrival time: 1:45-2:15pm
  • Check-in: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Hall of Honor concourse
  • Program begins: promptly at 2:30 followed by guided tour of Duke Basketball museum and Hall of Fame
  • Practice: 3:30-5:15pm
  • Refreshments in Scharf Hall following practice, Coach K will speak to the group and each guest will have an opportunity to get a photo with Coach K and have him autograph one item
  • Parking: Blue Zone parking, lots 6 and 9, 2200 Duke University Road, Durham
    • Access to the parking lot will begin at 1:30 pm
  • Identify yourself as a Closed Practice attendee and the parking attendant will let you in, then follow the signs on the sidewalk to Cameron.  It is about a 10-minute walk from the Blue Zone lots to Cameron and there will be signs along the sidewalk to guide you.

General Admission Information ($250 donation)

  • Arrival time: 2:45-3:15pm
  • Check-in: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Rubenstein Pavilion entrance, closest to Wallace Wade football stadium
  • Practice: 3:30-5:15pm
  • Self-guided tour of Duke Basketball Museum and Hall of Fame post-practice at your leisure
Zion Williamson, Duke Men's Basketball Player, holding a child on a basketball court.

Your donation of $250 to Duke Children's gets you exclusive access to the closed practice and includes:

  • One (1) Cameron Indoor Stadium seat behind the team benches
  • Season insights from Coach K
  • A self-guided tour of the Duke Basketball Museum and Hall of Fame
Make your $250 donation
A Duke Men's Basketball player crouches and talks to a group of children.

Your donation of $1,250 to Duke Children's includes all the benefits of the $250 level plus:

  • A guided tour of the Duke Basketball Museum and Hall of Fame
  • Post-game Q&A with Coach K and refreshments
  • Photo and autograph with Coach K
Make your $1,250 donation
Coach K and a Duke Children's patient on the court at Cameron Indoor stadium.

Your donation of $2,500 to Duke Children's includes all the benefits from the $250 and $1,250 levels plus:

  • One (1) additional seat for a guest
Make your $2,500 donation
We hope to see you at Closed Practice 2019!


Proceeds from the 2019 Closed Practice will support the MIX 101.5 Radiothon for Duke Children's, the largest single fundraiser for Duke Children's, which supports clinical care, pediatric research, and physician education at Duke Children's.