Special Programs

The Orlando Magic has partnered with various Central Florida organizations to offer the youth of these communities a rewarding basketball experience. These leagues provide youngsters a chance to improve their skills in fun, competitive settings while rewarding them with special perks for all their hard work.

Her Time to Play Clinic & Panel

Join the Orlando Magic, Jr. NBA and PlayMakeHERS for a complimentary Her Time to Play all-girls clinic and panel. Receive instruction from PlayMakeHERS & Elise Gordon and The National Basketball Academy, and then attend a panel featuring industry-leading females. Plus, receive a ticket to an Orlando Magic home game, basketball, giveaways and more!

Location: Amway Center, West Church Street #200, Orlando, FL

Date: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Time: 9:00AM - 11:00AM

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Special Needs Basketball Clinic

The Orlando Magic and Bounce Out the Stigma hosted an exclusive clinic for special needs youth. Bounce Out the Stigma, 2019 Jr. NBA Program of the Year, serves children and young adults with neurological and functional disorders, such as autism, epilepsy, ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome and Down syndrome. Participants enjoyed a basketball clinic with Orlando Magic Head Coach Steve Clifford, as well as received a free basketball and a T-shirt.

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Jr. Magic Coaches Clinic

Please join us on Saturday, January 25 at 4:00PM for a complimentary Jr. Magic Coaches Clinic, hosted by the Orlando Magic, Orange County Parks and Recreation and The National Basketball Academy. Learn more about practice programs, game plans and more, plus you’ll receive special giveaways and a free ticket to a Magic home game!

Location: Orlando Magic Gym at Goldenrod Recreation Center 4863 N. Goldenrod Rd. Winter Park, FL 32792

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Time: 4:00PM Check-In | 4:30PM Clinic | 6:00PM Event Concludes

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Coach of the Year

Making a Positive Impact, On and Off the Court

Each season, the Orlando Magic and the Jr. NBA team up to recognize outstanding youth basketball coaches in Central Florida through the Coach of the Year program. Our goal is to celebrate coaches who have an impact on their players on and off the court, while demonstrating integrity, character and leadership. Each year, the Orlando Magic will honor one local coach who embodies these characteristics and has made meaningful contributions to the community.

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Nike Game Growers

Did you know girls are 50% more likely to drop out of sports than boys, creating physical and social barriers that can last a lifetime? Nike Game Growers is an exclusive opportunity for 8th-grade girls to raise their voices and tell Nike and the Orlando Magic what they need to get more girls excited about and playing sports.

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Pick, Read & Roll

Through a special partnership between the Orlando Magic and Orange County Public Schools, Pick, Read & Roll is designed to encourage young students to read more books and improve their reading skills. The annual program measures fourth graders’ reading improvement and rewards top students with unique recognition and on-court experiences during a special event at Amway Center. In October 2019, more than 8,000 fourth and fifth grade students celebrated their achievements inside the arena featuring Magic players, entertainment, music, games and more.

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Kids Advisory Council

How do we learn more about our youngest fans? Talk to the kids, of course! The Kids Adisory Council is a group of children 8-12 years old that provide feedback and insight on special projects, youth initiatives, in-arena entertainment and more. Interested in having your child join our council? Email youth@orlandomagic.com for more information.

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Jr. NBA Global Championship

Local Qualifier Tournament

The Jr. NBA Global Championship is an annual youth basketball tournament for the top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls from around the world. The tournament features boys and girls divisions where regional winners compete at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. This year, the Orlando Magic are partnering with The National Basketball Academy to host a Jr. NBA Global Championship local qualifier during the 2020 King of the Spring Classic. This is a special division of the tournament in which 14U champions from the boys and girls divisions will receive automatic complimentary bids to compete in the Jr. NBA Southeast Regional qualifier in Emerson, GA. The tournament will be held at RDV Sportsplex from April 17-19.

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Her Time to Play

The WNBA and NBA recognize the valuable role sports can play in the development of young girls and the advancement of women as leaders in society. Her Time To Play (HTTP) is a national initiative that is dedicated to championing change on behalf of girls and women. The platform’s free curriculum pairs on-court training with off-court life skills lessons to build girls’ confidence, prepare them for the challenges of adolescence and teach values like teamwork. Each chapter highlights personal life experiences and stories shared by WNBA players, with all 12 WNBA teams are represented throughout the curriculum

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