Five-time NBA champ San Antonio Spurs has extended an invitation to fans to join them at its inaugural Austin pickleball event “The Spurs ATX Drop Party” on Tuesday, October 24.
The event will mark the opening of the Spurs’ 2023-24 season.
Tickets for this occasion are priced at $10 each, and all proceeds garnered will go towards supporting the Spurs Give’s “Play ATX” initiative.
This initiative is aimed at funding the revitalization of courts and parks throughout Austin in collaboration with the Austin Parks Foundation.
This event, hosted at the Millbrook Pickleball Club, will offer two courts for open play to those interested. One court will cater to beginners, with all four players rotating after each game.
The other court will be for intermediate players, featuring challenge play where winning pairs will reconfigure to join new partners in subsequent rounds.
A Thrilling Evening
This inaugural Austin pickleball event hosted by the San Antonio Spurs should be a thrilling evening marked by spirited competition, musical entertainment, giveaways, and more.
Beyond the enjoyment, attendees have the satisfaction of knowing their participation supports the enhancement and refurbishment of courts and parks throughout Austin.
This occasion presents a wonderful chance for both pickleball enthusiasts and devoted Spurs fans to unite to effect a positive change within the community.
The evening’s program will encompass various activities for spectators, including music curated by DJ DMoney, giveaways, opportunities for food purchases, and more.
Among the giveaways, attendees can anticipate premium prizes such as Spurs merchandise, a customized Spurs jersey, a pair of tickets to a Spurs game, and tickets to an upcoming Major League Pickleball event in Dallas.
Additionally, branded Spurs pickleball paddles will be available for purchase, with the proceeds contributing to Play ATX.
Fans interested in securing tickets can simply text PICKLEBALL to 210-444-5050 for the purchase link.
– Date and Time: Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
– Venue: Millbrook Pickleball Club, 1803 Evergreen Avenue, Austin, Texas 78704.
– Ticket Purchase: Fans can acquire $10 tickets here while supplies last.
– Age Requirement: Participants must be 18 years of age or older.
– Please note that pets will not be permitted.
– Players are encouraged to bring their own paddles.
– The event will also feature music by DJ DMoney, complimentary soft drinks, merchandise giveaways, games, opportunities for food purchases, and more.
– All attendees will be automatically entered into the giveaways upon ticket purchase. However, presence at the ticket drawing is essential for selection as a winner.
– While limited, free street parking is available, we highly encourage the use of ride-sharing services.
About Spurs Sports & Entertainment
Spurs Sports & Entertainment (SS&E) is a community-centric sports and entertainment company guided by its core values.
It provides exceptional live experiences and global digital engagements for fans, overseeing a portfolio of three teams and two venues.
This endeavor is supported by a dedicated staff of over 1,000 full and part-time employees. SS&E owns and operates the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), Austin Spurs (NBA G League), and San Antonio FC (USL).
Furthermore, it manages the day-to-day operations of the Frost Bank Center, Toyota Field, and STAR Complex. In November 2021, SS&E initiated The Rock at La Cantera, a comprehensive $500 million legacy project spread over 45 acres.
This development will encompass a human performance research center, a 22-acre park, a community outdoor event plaza, and space for medical, hospitality, and office purposes.
The campus is home to the new Victory Capital Performance Center, a state-of-the-art training facility for the San Antonio Spurs, which opened its doors in October 2023.
Managing Partner Peter J. Holt leads the SS&E investor group.
About Spurs Give
At its core, Spurs Give is a family united by its passion for sports and its transformative potential for our community, especially the youth.
It firmly believes that sports can forge a common purpose within a family and foster hope for a brighter future. This is the essence of Spurs Give, the official 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of Spurs Sports & Entertainment.
Since its inception in 1988, it has allocated $32 million towards enriching the community.
Through the dedication of its players, grants, and impactful programs, it is effecting positive change and creating a lasting legacy.
You give. It gives. Spurs Give.
About Austin Parks Foundation:
For over three decades, the Austin Parks Foundation (APF) has been instrumental in connecting people with parks.
APF is committed to collaborating with our community to enhance lives by improving public parks, trails, and green spaces through volunteerism, innovative programming, advocacy, and financial support.
The objective at APF is to enhance Austin’s parks by prioritizing community engagement at the forefront of its efforts.
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