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UCLA 'Dribble for The Cure' Is Coming Up

 

October 27, 2016



The ninth annual ‘Dribble for the Cure,’ which has raised over $1 million in the battle against pediatric cancer during its eight-year history, will once again be held on the UCLA campus Sunday morning, November 6.

Cori Close, the coach of the UCLA women’s basketball team and Steve Alford, the coach of the UCLA men’s basketball team along with the UCLA Athletic Department will join forces with Bruin men’s basketball Hall of Famer John Vallely, the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) and the Cancer Research Program at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA for the 2016 ‘Dribble for the Cure.’

The event will start at UCLA’s Drake Stadium and conclude at Collins Court in the John Wooden Center. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Inside Drake stadium activity booths and entertainment will start at 10 a.m. The Welcome Ceremony will start at 10:15 a.m. and right after that the ‘Dribble for the Cure’ will begin. Each participant needs to bring a basketball or buy one at the event.

Participants will dribble the 1.2 mile course around the UCLA campus. At the finish line inside the Wooden Center festivities will take place along with opportunities to get autographs and take pictures with the UCLA men’s and women’s basketball teams. Bruin student athletes from other sports will also be available for pictures and autographs.

Team (a minimum of 10) and Individual participants will be asked to collect donations for the ‘Dribble’ and will be eligible for prizes based on the amount of pledge money turned in by November 6. Each participant will receive a ‘Dribble for the Cuer T-shirt and a goodie bag.

For more information about ‘Dribble for the Cure’ and to donate and register, please go to http://www.dribbleforthecure.com or call 1 800 354-7273

 

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