Jr. Nuggets Program
Presented by Western Union
Participation in the 2018-19 Jr. Nuggets Program includes the following:
- Two vouchers per Jr. Nuggets participant (one for participant and one for a parent/guardian) redeemable for tickets to select games during the 2018-19 NBA season.
- All vouchers must be redeemed online and tickets will be sent electronically via Flash Seats
- Upgraded seats and additional tickets will be available for purchase at a discounted rate
- Participating youth basketball programs will receive $3 in fundraising per each additional ticket purchased
- One Jr. Nuggets reversible branded jersey per Jr. Nuggets participant
- Two “Jr. Nuggets Night” theme nights (one in the fall and one in the spring) for all of the Jr. Nuggets participants and partners
- This will be an additional fundraising opportunity for participating programs via ticket sales initiatives to participants, donors, sponsors, etc.
- Fan experiences such as high-five fan tunnels, VIP experiences and Red, White & Blue Crew will be available for those in attendance
- Court time, clinics, autographed items and other assets for various redemption games (dependent on level of commitment/size of participating youth basketball programs, as outlined below)
|3000+ participants||2000+ participants||1000+ participants||500+ participants||250+ participants|
|Court Time at Pepsi Center (before Nuggets Game)||4 hours||2 hours||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Halftime Jr. Nuggets Performance||2 teams/1 halftime||2 teams/1 halftime||2 teams/1 halftime||1 team/1 halftime||n/a|
|Pregame Jr. Nuggets Performance||n/a||n/a||2 teams/1 pregame||1 team/1 pregame||1 team/1 pregame|
|High-Five Fan Tunnel||4 during season||2 during season||1 during season||n/a||n/a|
|Coaches Clinic with Denver Nuggets Coach/Ambassador||1||1||1||1||1|
- A Jr. Nuggets “Program Manual” which will include description of benefits, Denver Nuggets contact information and dates and information for game selections and experiences
- A dedicated group sales account rep to address ticket fulfillment, service and address any other questions
Program cost: $24/youth basketball program participant.
2018-2019 Jr Nugget of the Year
The Jr Nugget of the Year is designed to recognize and celebrate youth basketball players within the Jr Nuggets program that demonstrate good behavior and grades, positive attitude, community involvement (i.e. tutoring, community service projects, volunteer work, or a unique home situation such as caring for younger siblings or grandparents, etc.). Athletes must be between the ages of 8 and 14 years old.
The winning player will:
- Attend a Nuggets practice
- Receive team merchandise
- 4 court side seats thanks to Eddie's Kids Foundation
- Enjoy complimentary food and drink in Club Lexus
- Receive recognition during the game that he/she attends
Nominations open October 8, 2018 - Nominations close February 11, 2019
2018-2019 Jr Nuggets Coach of the Year
The Jr Nuggets Coach of the Year is designed to recognize and celebrate youth basketball coaches in the Jr Nuggets program that demonstrate integrity, character, and leadership – and in doing so have extraordinary impact on young people on and off the court.
The winning coach will receive:
- 4 free lower level tickets to an agreed upon game as well as in-game recognition
- Jr NBA Coach of the Year trophy
- Team autographed ball
- Denver Nuggets polo
- Entered in national Jr NBA Coach of the Year competition - The top three national finalists will each be awarded a $2,500 grant to support their local youth basketball organizations. The national Jr. NBA COY winner will be selected from among the three finalists and will receive an additional $2,500 grant.
Nominations open October 1, 2018 - Nominations close January 7, 2019