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COURTSIDE 2020 – UBC Basketball Festival

February 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Get Your Tickets to COURTSIDE 2020 – UBC Thunderbirds’ Biggest Basketball Game of the Year!

Whether you’ve always been a basketball fan or you’ve recently fallen in love with the game watching the Raptors clinch their first NBA championship in June 2019, we have the perfect UBC event for you: the annual COURTSIDE Basketball festival happening on Friday February 7, and tickets are just $10 for UNA residents.

Help us fill War Memorial Gym with cheering fans, to give our teams the home court advantage and show our opponents – the Winnipeg Wesmen – how much school pride we have in our Thunderbird Basketball teams!

Come early for the best seats and our pre-game festival on the War Memorial Gym concourse and enjoy lots of extra fun and goodies throughout the evening:

  • Contesting and prizes (e.g. free pizza giveaways, concert tickets contest, etc)
  • Live half time shows (they were so popular that the frisbee dogs will be back again this year!)
  • Entertainment during breaks in play
  • Basketball skills games
  • Photo ops with our T-Bird Mascot ‘Thunder’
  • Face painting & poster making stations
  • Live DJs
  • Food & drinks

** Be sure to follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram @ubctbirds for your chance to win a true VIP Courtside experience.**



When: Friday February 7 (Women’s tip-off at 6PM | Men’s tip-off at 8PM; doors open at 5PM)

Where: War Memorial Gym

Vs: University of Winnipeg Wesmen

Get Tickets: gothunderbirds.ca/courtside


Ticket Prices:

$15 Adults
$10 Youth (ages 6 – 17)
$10 Concessions (Senior (65+), UNA residents,UBC staff/faculty, UBC alumni,  visiting student)

$10 UBC Students
$40 Family Rate (2 adults, 2 youth: buy 4 concession tickets)
Free for kids 5 and under


February 7, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm