The Line is coming!

PHILADELPHIA - The Line is coming!

"The Line" is Penn Basketball's tip-off event. In the past, "The Line" was only for those who wanted the privilege of sleeping over in the Palestra, this year, you can come for the events and stay over if you want season tickets. "The Line" will begin on Friday, Oct. 21 at 6:00 PM. The first 500 students in attendance will receive a free "Hoop Head" customized with the Penn logo.

This year's Line features Penn's attempt at a World Record knockout game, eating contests, dodgeball, prizes, live music, movies and the opportunity to meet your Penn Men's and Women's Basketball Teams up close and personal. Those who stay over, will be entered into a raffle to win a 42 inch Plasma TV! The big news last year was that STREAMERS had returned to the Palestra; this year, we've added an High Definition Video Board.

Participating in sleep over is the only way to become a season ticket holder and guarantee the best seats for the best games. Season ticket holders receivespecial perks, free and discounted food, a t-shirt, and exclusive giveaways. Tickets are just $50 for a season filled with 15 exciting games. Line participants will also be given the opportunity to purchase tickets to away games and is the only way to be eligible to purchase postseason tickets.

The student sections areat the end court on the western side of The Palestra. The section will be split into two areas, a lower level reserved section (sections 119, 120, 121) section and an upper level General Admission section(sections 219, 220, 221).

Some of the Perks for staying over at "The Line": Get a 20% discount on a "PSN Complete" live streaming annual package. Chance to become the Fan of the Game. Be recognized at the game, win a Penn Basketball prize pack. Doors open 90 minutes early for student season ticket holders only Exclusive merchandise deal of the game (at select games) Exclusive food deal of the game (at select games) $1 Hot Dogs 1 hour prior to game time Opportunity to purchase tickets to away games.
Students who attend the line will receive a free t-shirt Contestants will be chosen from "The Line" section at many basketball games. FREE T-shirt Bragging rights that you stayed over night in the most historic basketball arena in the world!

Check back later for more information on "The Line."

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