Free Cavaliers NBA Draft Party at The Q

presented by Horseshoe Casino and Budweiser
2013 Cavaliers Draft Party

The Cavaliers will host a FREE 2013 NBA Draft Party presented by Horseshoe Casino and Budweiser at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday, June 27th starting at 6:00 p.m. With the Cavaliers first on the clock with the #1 pick (along with the overall #19, #31 and #33 picks), fans are invited to watch the excitement of the 2013 NBA Draft unfold live at The Q! As the anticipation builds, the Cavaliers Girls, the Scream Team and mascots Moondog and Sir C.C. will help get the party started for an evening of fun for the entire family.

The night of fun will also include a lucky Cavs fan winning a FREE, two (2) night trip for two (2) to Las Vegas to experience 2013 NBA Summer League courtesy of Horseshoe Casino and watch the Cavaliers live in action! (Prize includes game tickets, hotel and airfare.) Click here for official rules.

FREE tickets to the Cavaliers Draft Party are available now at the Quicken Loans Arena Box Office or by clicking here using the convenience of Flash Seats—an electronic ticketing system that allows fans to enter Quicken Loans Arena with just a swipe of their electronic ID.

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The Cavaliers will be collecting non-perishable food items at the Draft Party to benefit the Cleveland Foodbank. Fans who bring a donation will receive two (2) tickets to a 2013-14 regular season Cavaliers game* in November or December. The “super six” most needed items are: peanut butter, tuna fish, canned vegetables, canned soup, cereal and beef stew.

Please note – In compliance with guidelines set by the Cleveland Police Department, the Cavaliers will adhere to the policy that those 16 and under attending the Draft Party must be accompanied by an adult.

Throughout the night, fans will be tuned into complete 2013 NBA Draft live coverage:

  • Cavs play-by-play announcer John Michael and color analyst Jim Chones, along with Cavaliers Legends Austin Carr and Campy Russell, will provide a breakdown of the draft prospects and team decisions.
  • Q-Tube, the arena’s four-sided, center-hung video board, will make every seat the best-in-house to watch the live ESPN broadcast of the 2013 NBA Draft.

Entertainment, interactive games and contests will be set up around The Q’s main concourse and arena floor to guarantee a good time and plenty of fun for everyone to enjoy! Concession stands will be open with a variety of food and refreshment options, including $1 dogs and $1 sodas!

Fans of all ages will also enjoy:

  • Meet and greets with the Cavaliers game entertainment teams along with arena hosts Ahmaad, Nicole and Olivier
  • Autographs sessions with Cavaliers Legends
  • Chances to win great prizes
  • Inflatable activities, face painting, hair painting, tattoos and more!

Customized Cavs Gear Made-to-Order at the Cavaliers Team Shop! Fans can purchase their own personalized Cavs jersey or t-shirt with a name of their choice and take it home that night. Personalization is FREE on Draft night only—a $15 value ($8 for t-shirts)! 2013 NBA Draft caps will also be available.

Tackk the Draft
The Cavs have teamed up with Tackk** for an interactive contest to give one lucky fan the chance to win a VIP experience at the 2013 Cavaliers Draft Party presented by Budweiser! Fans can build a Tackk, a unique social content sharing platform, through June 25th to see if they can create the ultimate Cavaliers Draft page. For details, visit and start designing a Tackk today!

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*Tickets are available for a selection of games to be determined upon the release of the 2013-14 NBA schedule. While supplies lasts for each game.

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