Tigers Basketball

Time & Location

Pep rally: 5 – 7 p.m.
World Trade and Convention Centre, third floor

Game begins: 8 p.m.
Scotiabank Centre
1800 Argyle St., Halifax

Event Details

The 2017 U SPORTS Final 8 Men’s Basketball National Championship is being hosted in Halifax from March 9 – 12.U SPORTS

Dalhousie Tigers are host to this tournament and looking for alumni, friends and family of all ages to fill the seats in the Scotiabank Centre to cheer on the Tigers throughout the weekend.

The Tigers kick off with their first game on Thurs., March 9 at 8 p.m. Join us from 5 – 7 p.m. for a pep rally in the Trade Centre for all Tiger Fans. There will be a fan zone with face painting, food & beverages (for purchase), thunder sticks to make some noise throughout the game, and much more.

Fans will be welcomed at the pep rally by Dalhousie President Dr. Florizone and will be led by the Dal Tiger Mascot into the Scotiabank Centre to the Dalhousie Fan Zone seats prior to game time.


Please purchase tickets online by Monday, March 6. All ticket packages include a ticket to the Tigers’ first game (March 9 at 8 p.m.), a T-shirt and access to the pep rally:

  • Adult: $34.50 (tax incl.)
  • Student & youth (under 19): $11.50 (tax incl.)

For further information, please contact Kirsten Tobin at kirsten.tobin@dal.ca or 902.494.2807.

View the full weekend game schedule »

Hotel Package

If you are coming from out of town, we have secured an alumni rate at The Atlantica Hotel (located at 1980 Robie St.) of $105 per night with complimentary parking ($20 value).

To book your hotel night(s) please contact reservations at 902.423.1161 and use promo code ‘Final 8 Basketball Tournament’.

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