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  • Milwaukee
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  • Oakland
  • Uic
  • Wright-state
  • Youngstown-state

Be Part of the Madness

In addition to game action, various other fan friendly events and activities will take place in Detroit surrounding Motor City Madness.



Champions Brunch

The Horizon League and Olympia Entertainment will gather industry leaders to discuss experiences in athletics at a Champions Brunch at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday, March 7, at 10:00 a.m., prior to the Little Caesars Horizon League Women’s Basketball Championship Game at noon.


Panelist #1 - Three-time WNBA Champion and four-time All-Star, Cheryl Ford. Panelist #2 - Green Bay Director of Athletics and NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee member, Mary Ellen Gillespie. Panelist #3 - NBA champion and WNBA championship coach, Rick Mahorn. Moderator- Former Los Angeles Sparks forward, NCAA national champion and current ESPN College Basketball analyst, Kelley Deyo.


Motor City Madness School Day

Motor City Madness School Day is set to take place on Tuesday, March 7 in conjunction with the Horizon League women’s basketball championship game at Joe Louis Arena.All Metro Detroit elementary schools (grades K-5) are eligible to participate in a free, fun and educational field trip at Joe Louis Arena. Participating students will have the opportunity to watch the Horizon League women’s basketball championship game and participate in a pre-game health and fitness presentation.  MORE DETAILS & REGITRATION


Yoga Day at The Joe

Be part of history as we say Farewell to The Joe and join us for Yoga on the Horizon League Basketball Championships court.

Registration includes entry to the yoga session, four single-session Horizon League Basketball Championships passes for Saturday, March 4, and a Yoga Day Tank Top for $27. Space is limited to the first 200 participants. The session is led by certified yoga instructor Courtney Welch.  MORE DETAILS & REGISTRATION


Kickboxing Day at the Joe

Join us for Kickboxing on the Horizon League Basketball Court. Registration includes entry to a Kickboxing class instructed by Erica Gunaca and   Kasandra Schultz from iLoveKickboxing.com in Troy and Toledo., 4 all day Horizon League Tournament Passes, and a "Kickboxing at the Joe" T-shirt. MORE DETAILS & REGISTRATION


Media Day

Olympia Entertainment and the Horizon League invite aspiring journalists, broadcasters and other members of the media to learn from industry experts, participate in a press conference and attend the 2017 Horizon League Basketball Championships! LEARN MORE



Fundraising Day

Be part of the action during the Farewell Season at The Joe as the Horizon League teams battle for a conference title and join us to watch the RIMF All-Stars take on local Detroit celebrities immediately following the conclusion of the second women’s game on Saturday, March 4.  



Painting at the Joe

Create your own commemorative painting of The Joe to celebrate the Farewell Season during the Horizon League Basketball Championships! LEARN MORE




Scout Day

Special scout tickets include a Motor City Madness patch, an opportunity to take a group photo from half court during halftime, chances to be selected for in-game expereinces, and a chance to ask about how your Pack or Troop can present the colors during the National Anthem.



Horizon League Basketball Camp

Join us for the inaugural Horizon League Basketball Camp with special guests including Oakland University alumni Johnathon Jones and Brandon Cassise, Team USA/Detroit Red Wings team dietitian Lisa McDowell, mascots from the Horizon League and many more!  LEARN MORE



Play, Dance, Cheer, Sing on the court

Youth Basketball teams can play a game or your organization can perform, cheer, sing or dance during halftime of a game. LEARN MORE



Alumni Events



The Oakland University Alumni Association will host a pregame event on Saturday, March 4 from 2:30-4:30 pm at Hocketown Cafe. REGISTER NOW.



Join the UWM Alumni Association on Saturday, March 4 from 4-5:30 p.m. at Hockeytown Cafe. Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar while mingling with fellow alumni and fans from across the region! The reception is complimentary, but advance registration is requested by February 27.  REGISTER NOW


Wright State

A free pregame tailgate for Wright State fans with a game ticket will be held in the Manhattan Room at Joe Louis Arena one hour before each Raiders men's and women's games.  Free snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are included and a cash bar is available.  Be there for suprise visits from Rowdy, the cheer squad, and other guests. LEARN MORE