Jazz to Host Draft Party at EnergySolutions Arena

First 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a free hot dog and Bees ticket voucher

  • Doors open at 5pm with the Draft starting at 5:30pm.
  • Opportunity to win tickets to Jazz game vs. Miami Heat
  • First 1,000 fans will receive a certificate for a free hot dog and a Bees ticket voucher.
  • Fans will receive a draft guide.
  • Photo booth will be set up for pictures with Nu Skin Jazz Dancers and Bear.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 21, 2012) – The Utah Jazz will host its annual draft party, presented by AT&T, at EnergySolutions Arena on Thursday, June 28. Admission is free and doors open to the public at 5 p.m. (MT). ESPN’s “NBA Draft Preview” broadcast begins at 5 p.m., with coverage of the 2012 NBA Draft, which originates from The Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Fans who attend the party will be able to watch the 2012 NBA Draft in its entirety on EnergySolutions Arena’s superscreen, and attendees will also have the opportunity to get autographs and their pictures taken with the Nu Skin Jazz Dancers and Jazz Bear in a photo booth on the floor. In addition, 1280 The Zone will broadcast live from EnergySolutions Arena throughout the evening and will provide pick-by-pick coverage.

The first 1,000 fans through the doors will receive a certificate redeemable for a free hot dog and Salt Lake Bees ticket voucher. Everyone in attendance will receive a free NBA Draft Guide outlining the draft order and highlighting the top prospects, and a voucher to shoot a free throw on the arena floor. There will also be prize giveaways featuring Jazz tickets and game-worn Jazz merchandise. Additional contests with prizes will be held throughout evening.

There will also be balloon artists present, and food and drink concessions and 2012-13 Jazz season tickets available for purchase.

The Jazz currently holds the 47th overall selection in the 2012 NBA Draft.

The draft party will conclude once the 2012 NBA Draft is completed.