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Mar 25 2013

TRIBECA / ESPN SPORTS DAY Taking Place on Saturday, April 27, 2013

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TRIBECA/ESPN SPORTS DAY

Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

N. Moore Street (between Greenwich Street and West Street)

A perennial favorite of the Family Festival Street Fair, the seventh annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day will take place on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on N. Moore Street (between Greenwich Street and West Street). The Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day gives sports fan the opportunity to engage in a variety of free, sports-related activities that will include games, demonstrations and prize giveaways. In addition, some of New York’s most popular athletes, mascots and sports personalities will make guest appearances throughout the day.

Highlights include:

  • ESPN New York will be on hand giving fans the chance to take home great memorabilia and get their picture taken behind the ESPN New York desk.baseball
  • NFL PLAY 60, the NFL’s campaign to encourage kids to be active for 60 minutes a day, will be guiding festival goers through fun football agility drills and will offer great giveaways.
  • Fathead®, the leading brand of sports and entertainment graphics, will have life-size standees of well-known professional athletes on the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival red carpet for sports fans to pose with.
  • Join the New York Rangers for an interactive hockey experience, giveaways, contests & prizes for all ages.
  • The New York Mets will offer a special ticket giveaway.
  • The Downtown Giants Youth Football organization will offer football instruction and fun activities.
  • Fencers Club Olympians and elite athletes will be on hand to teach kids the exciting and safe sport of fencing.
  • Visit with the Staten Island Yankees, meet their mascot Scooter the Holy Cow, and try your luck on the Baby Bombers skeeball inflatable.
  • The National Lacrosse League will bring a fun, inflatable lacrosse activity.
  • The National Hockey League Foundation will offer great giveaways throughout the day.
  • Get your run on with fun activities and games from New York Road Runners.
  • New York Women’s Baseball will run pitching and throwing clinics.
  • Tribeca Sailing NYC, launching soon from Pier 25 in Tribeca, will have fun sailing games, instruction and prizes and will help youth practice their knot tying skills.
  • Players from New York Empire will offer giveaways and provide Ultimate instruction.basketball
  • The NY Rumble, a professional Ultimate Frisbee Team, will be holding contests for free merchandise and tickets, as well as teaching about the fastest growing sport in the country: Ultimate Frisbee.
  • Uncle Funkys Boards and Sure Skateboards will be on-hand to provide beginner skateboard lessons and skate demonstrations.
  • The Myachi Original Hand Sack masters will be on site with their award winning Battle Paddles and tricks.
  • DiscNY will teach you the basics of throwing and test your accuracy with a variety of disc games.
  • City Parks Foundation area will host a custom-built practice green where kids can test their putting skills and win prizes.
  • Cricket will return to Sports Day with cricket demonstrations presented by www.newyorkcricket.com.
  • Jump in the ropes and learn to double dutch jump rope with the instructors of Double Dutch Empire.
  • Sky Blue FC, New Jersey’s franchise in the National Women’s Soccer League, will be giving away free tickets and information on their upcoming season.
  • The New York Red Bulls will be onsite with their exciting Red Bulls Street team showing off ball tricks and teaching youth new soccer skills.

For updated information on the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day, visit www.tribecafilm.com/espn.