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24 Hours of HEAT Basketball Game

Oct 24 2008 3:41PM

Back by popular demand The Miami HEAT is giving basketball fans the chance of a lifetime:  to play a basketball game on the HEAT court at AmericanAirlines Arena!  As part of the promotional period leading up to the Opening Night game vs. the Sacramento Kings, the HEAT will stage the “24 Hours of HEAT Basketball Game” beginning Tuesday, October 28 at 6:00 am.

Time & Place:
AmericanAirlines Arena/HEAT Court
Start: October 28, 2008 6:00 am
End:  October 29, 2008 6:00 am

Key Points:

  • Each team will be guaranteed a specific amount of court time, assured to be no less than a :15 minute “game”. 
  • Teams may sign up for more than one time slot however, all interested teams will be accommodated before repeat slots are made available. Teams will be assigned to play for either the “Miami” team or the “HEAT” team. 
  • The scoring will be a cumulative running total of all the games played.   There will be a running clock for the 24 hour time period and at the end of each allotted :15 minute game time period, two new teams will take the court to begin their :15 minute game time period. 
  • There will be special point-value shot locations placed strategically on the court, providing for a higher point value than a normal two or three point shot.  In addition, point values for made baskets will increase during certain time periods during each game segment.


Click here for Online Registration Form
Click here for Printable Form
Click here for the Adult Waiver
Click here for the Youth Waiver

Fans interested in participating in the “24 Hours of HEAT Basketball Game” can follow these simple steps to live out their basketball fantasy:

  • Assemble their team of no fewer than six (6) players.
  • Log on to for the official registration paperwork (note:  participants under the age of 13 must complete the Parental Permission form).  Make sure everyone on your team individually signs the appropriate form(s).
  • Fax the completed paperwork to “24 Hours of HEAT Basketball Game” at 786.777.1608 no later than Friday, October 24, 2008.
  • Be sure to select your top four (4) preferred game time slots.  The sooner you return your completed paperwork, the better your opportunity of securing one of your preferred time slots, however, there is no guarantee that you will be given one of your preferred time slots.
  • You will receive your confirmed scheduled game time(s) via email no later than Monday, October 27, 2008.
  • Arrive at the AmericanAirlines Arena at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled game time(s).  Please bring hard copies of your completed paperwork.  Free parking will be provided in the arena’s P2 parking garage.


Heres a list of Fun stuff particpants can win and activities taking place during the “24 Hours of HEAT basketball Game”:

  • “24 Hours of HEAT Basketball Game” T-shirt (all participants)
  • HEAT Season Tickets (one randomly selected team)
  • HEAT Individual Game Tickets (random distribution)
  • HEAT Gift Cards (random distribution)
  • Possible appearances by Miami HEAT players, the HEAT Dancers, Burnie, the Xtreme Team, the HEAT Golden Oldies, the HEAT Jr. Jam, the HEAT Street Band and the Hoop Troop.