Tipoff at Toomers 2019


Tipoff at Toomers 2019

Auburn University

Auburn University, Auburn Athletics and the City of Auburn are kicking off basketball season with a bang - Tipoff at Toomer's is scheduled for Oct. 17. 

Tipoff at Toomer's is set to feature men's basketball head coach Bruce Pearl, women's basketball head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy as well as the 2019-20 teams.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place on a basketball court at the heart of where the city and university intersect. This is a first-come, first-serve, standing room only event.

The main event takes place at 7 p.m. when both the men's and women's teams are brought onto the court. Following introductions, there will be a men's and women's 3-point contest, 3-on-3 challenge and dunk contest.

Tipoff at Toomer's Schedule - Thursday, Oct. 17

Starting at 4 a.m. CT on Thursday morning, the following streets will be closed: W Magnolia Ave. at Wright St., S College St. at Thatch Ave., E Magnolia Ave. at Gay St. and N College St. at Tichenor Ave.

4 p.m. - Downtown Merchants Entertainment District, Samford Lawn Fan Fest begin

6 p.m. - Tiger Talk Radio Broadcast live on the court

6 p.m. - Jungle "pit" area opens * The first 300 students inside the area receive a free t-shirt, courtesy of Coca-Cola.

7 p.m. - Tipoff at Toomer's main event (introductions, 3-point contest, 3-on-3 challenge, dunk contest)

8 p.m. - Meet the team autograph sessions begin

9 p.m. - Autograph sessions end

10 p.m. - Downtown Merchants Entertainment District ends


Fans are encouraged to park in the following areas: RBD Library Parking Deck, Comer lot, South College (Hotel) Parking Deck – Levels 2 & 3, Cambridge lot, Tiger Rags lot and the lots behind OD Smith & Ingram Hall.

Additional parking is available in Public Safety, Arena, and Coliseum lots for those who wish to walk to Toomer's Corner. There will not be any transit options. Fans are asked to avoid the Lowder lot and small lots adjacent to the Engineering buildings due to other campus events.



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