The Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams will officially usher in the 2017-18 season when they host the third annual UA SupeStore Tide Tipoff on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Coleman Coliseum.

The doors will open at 6 p.m. CT. The first 1,000 fans through the entrance will receive a foam hand courtesy of the SupeStore, while the first 2,000 fans will get a free t-shirt. Additionally, there will be free Domino’s pizza for all fans while supplies last.

The night will be filled with excitement both on and off the court. Thousands of dollars in prizes will be given away, highlighted by two lucky fans who will each have an opportunity to hit a half-court shot worth $25,000. Other prizes that will be given away include an Apple Watch, two 50-inch TVs, a Playstation 4, an X-Box One and a FitBit, among others.

The 2017 SupeStore Tide Tipoff will begin at 6 p.m. CT with a 45-minute autograph session featuring both teams’ players and head coaches stationed throughout the concourse. At 7 p.m., the on-court activities begin, highlighted by a three-point competition by the women’s team and a 20-minute full-fledged scrimmage with the men’s team. The SkySquad Dunk Team will perform between events, while the men’s team will end of the night with dunking exhibition of its own.

Admission to this year’s Tide Tipoff is free for all UA students and fans. All seating will be first come, first serve general admission seating.

Men’s and women’s basketball season tickets are currently available and can be purchased online at, by phone at 1-877-TIDETIX (843-3849) or at the Alabama Ticket Office, located in the lobby of Coleman Coliseum.

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