120,000 basketball lovers flock to Fanzone in Madrid!

Fanzone - Final Four Madrid 2015 - EB14

It sits in a beautiful setting at one of Madrid’s most recognizable historic sites, with the Royal Palace providing the perfect backdrop. It has become the place at the Final Four where basketball fans go to congregate. And this year more than ever, it’s become a center for playing basketball with more hoops set up and balls bouncing than any year previous. Indeed, the biggest Turkish Airlines Euroleague Fanzone ever organized has more than lived up to its billing. Halfway through Final Four weekend, there is no doubt that it has been a massive success, as the attendance Saturday of an estimated 120,000 fans from all over the world attests. MORE

Euroleague stars create memories at Fanzone


FAN ZONE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, MAY 15
10:00-20:00 Fan Zone Plaza Oriente
10:00-20:00 adidas Trophy tour adidas stand
10:10-20:00 Skills Games & 1 on 1 Tournament EA7 Emporio Armani Court 
10:10-20:00 5X5 School Tournaments  Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
10:00-11:00 Spectator game Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
10:30-14:30 Batucada - Music Band with Drams Sol - Callao - Fanzone
11:20-11:30 Opening Ceremony Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
11:30-12:30 One Team Legends Session & Exhibition Game with Theo Papaloukas, Nikola Vujcic, Joe Arlauckas and José Miguel Antúnez and José Manuel Calderón  Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
14:10-14:40 Spectator games Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
14:40-20:00 adidas 3X3 U16 Men tournament  Turkish Tourism Courts A - B
19:50 -20:00 Awards Ceremony adidas 3X3 U16M Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
SATURDAY, MAY 16
10:00-22:00 Fan Zone Plaza Oriente
10:00-20:00 adidas Trophy tour adidas stand
10:00-12:00 Batucada - Music Band with Drams Sol - Callao - Fanzone
10:10-20:00 Skills Games & 1 on 1 Tournament EA7 Emporio Armani Court 
10:10-20:00 5X5 School Tournaments  Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
10:10-12:50 adidas 3X3 U14 Men tournament Turkish Tourism Courts A-B
10:30-11:30 Andrei Kirilenko, Nemanja Bjelica, Vangelis Mantzaris, Ioannis Bourousis Meet & Greet, Autographs and Photos adidas stand & fanzone area 
11:30-12:30 Sasha Kaun, Bogdan Bogdanovic,  Bryant Dunston,  Marcus Slaughter Meet & Greet, Autographs and Photos Fanzone Area & Partners Stands
14:00-20:00  Turkish Tourism Barjots Dunkers Performances TAE Central Court A-B, Turkish Tourism Courts A-B
14:30-18:30 adidas 3X3 U16 Women tournament Turkish Tourism Court A-B
16:00-19:00 Batucada - Music Band with Drams Sol - Callao - Fanzone
17:00-18:00 Euroleague Legends Meet & Greet Theo Papaloukas, Sasha Djordjevic, Joe Arlauckas  Turkish Airlines Euroleague Experience Area
18:30-19:15 Turkish Airlines Slam Dunk Contest - ANGT + ISBL Athletes / Legends Committe  Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
19:20-20:10 EA 7 Emporio Armani 3 point contest  2 ANGT& 2 ISBL Athletes / Legends Committe  Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
20:10-22:00 Courts open to fans TAE Central Court A-B, Turkish Tourism Courts A-B
SUNDAY, MAY 17
10:00-20:00 Fan Zone Plaza Oriente
10:10-20:00 Skills Games & 1 on 1 Tournament EA7 Emporio Armani Court 
10:10-20:00 School Tournaments  Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
10:00-12:00 adidas Trophy tour adidas stand
10:00-10:50 Spectators Games Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
11:00-12:30 One Team - Real Madrid Event Turkish Tourism A
11:00-20:00 adidas 3X3 +17 Men tournament TAE Central Court A-B, Turkish Tourism Court A-B
11:00-20:00 adidas 3X3 U12 Men tournament TAE Central Court A-B, Turkish Tourism Court A-B
12:00-15:00 Batucada - Music Band with Drams Sol - Callao - Fanzone
13:00-14:30 ISBL Champion - Movistar Estudiantes  Game  Turkish Airlines Euroleague Central Court A-B
19:00- 20:00 Courts open to fans TAE Central Court A-B, Turkish Tourism Court A-B

The 2015 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Fan Zone will be the biggest and best to date, with more partners, displays, entertainment, contests and basketball than ever before, creating a once-in-a-lifetime experience for both die-hard Euroleague fans and casual passers-by alike, thanks to the contribution of the Comunidad de Madrid and partners such as Turkish Airlines, EFES, EA7 Emporio Armani, Spalding, Adidas, New Era, Citroen and the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

The 2015 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Fan Zone will dominate the Plaza de Oriente with four basketball courts and many more hoops bringing the feel of Europe’s best basketball to one of the most historical areas in Madrid! Over the three days of the Final Four weekend, the Fan Zone will be open from 10:00 until evening with activities running nonstop. At any given time, the Fan Zone will be rocking with three-on-three and five-on-five tournaments, one-on-one games, slam-dunk contests, three-point shootouts, games featuring sports stars and celebrities, charity events, skills competitions, cheerleaders, dancers, DJs, music and much, much more.

Among the many other attractions fans can look forward to are the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Experience Area, where fans can take part in various games and win prizes; the Efes Entertainment area, where the official cheerleaders of the Final Four will perform regularly, meet with fans and take pictures; the EA7 Emporio Armani court for fans to play in a series of one-to-one skill games; the 2015 Trophy Tour, sponsored by adidas, in a specially developed area where fans can take photos with the Euroleague trophy and enjoy a mini-court set up with adidas products to try out; New Era's stand, where the official Euroleague partner will have a dominant presence and fans can participate in games and buy caps of their favorites teams; the Citroen area, with various hoops for the fans to enjoy free-style basketball; Euroleague merchandizing spots; the Turkish Tourism Barjot Dunkers and basketball courts; social media activities; and video game consoles, where fans can enjoy playing NBA 2K15 with their favorite Euroleague Basketball teams.

Other special activities scheduled include the Legends One Team Session & Game on Friday at 11:30 and Legend Meet-and-Greets on Saturday morning; Final Four stars playing with, posing for pictures with and signing autographs for fans; basketball clinics; and more.

It's all happening from Friday, May 15 to Sunday, May 17, so join the basketball fiesta all weekened long at the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Fan Zone in Madrid!