Cavs Host FREE Wine & Gold Scrimmage October 5th!

It's basketball time at The Q! The Cavaliers will hit the hardwood for the first action of the 2015-16 season at the Wine & Gold Scrimmage presented by FirstEnergy - and it's FREE! The annual intra-squad scrimmage will take place on Monday, October 5th at 7:00 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena and will be the first opportunity for Cavs Nation to see the team as they prepare for the upcoming season presented by Discount Drug Mart.

NOTE: All tickets for the Wine & Gold Scrimmage have been distributed but you can check out all of the action by tuning into Cavs.com for live coverage from The Q.

Doors for the Wine & Gold Scrimmage will open at 5:30 p.m. In addition to getting a first look at this year's squad, fans will receive a 2015-16 Cavs roster card and enjoy a bevy of concourse activities and special offers, including:

  • Special items available at FanFare concessions, including $1 sodas, $2 popcorn and $3 beers
  • Interactive basketball games, including inflatable Pop-a-Shot and Mobile Hoops
  • "Express Yourself" face painting, hair painting and temporary tattoos
  • Sign-making stations

IMPORTANT: To promote safety and ensure everyone's enjoyment at the event, Quicken Loans Arena requires that minors, guests 17 years of age and under, attending the Wine & Gold Scrimmage be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

In addition to the action on the court, fans will be treated to a sample of the Cavs' award-winning game presentation, featuring lights-out player introductions and Humongotron flames, performances from the Cavalier Girls, Scream Team, and the always-entertaining antics from mascots Moondog and Sir C.C. There will also be many other special fan activities and giveaways both on and off the court during the evening.

All fans in attendance will have a chance to win the opportunity to come down to center court immediately following the Wine & Gold Scrimmage presented by FirstEnergy, where Cavs players will personally give away their game-worn practice jerseys! Fans are encouraged to stay tuned to Cavs.com for more information on how to win this incredible experience!

To tipoff a season long effort focused on the hardwood heroes of tomorrow, the Cavs are hosting a FREE youth basketball clinic on Gateway Plaza before the start of the Wine & Gold Scrimmage. The clinic, powered by the National Basketball Academy, will start at 5:00 p.m. the day of the scrimmage and is limited to the first 200 participants to sign up at cavs.com/youthclinic.

The Cavs will stream the Wine & Gold Scrimmage LIVE on cavs.com/live to give ALL fans a chance to check out the Cavs before they tip off the 2015-16 season. Fans can also keep up on all the #WGScrimmage action by following the Cavaliers on Twitter (@cavs), Instagram (@cavs), Facebook (Facebook.com/Cavs) and Snapchat (cavs).