Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 09/06/2012
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DURHAM, N.C. – Nike is slated to host a number of festivities at the Duke Nike Classic this weekend including a raffle, free giveaways and a skills competition to help the Duke community support its soccer team. The Duke Nike Classic is set to kick-off on Friday, with the fourth-ranked Blue Devils (4-1) hosting 14th-ranked North Carolina, eighth-ranked Marquette and San Diego at Koskinen Stadium.
North Carolina and Marquette will kick the tournament off on Friday at 5:00 pm, followed by the Blue Devils against San Diego at 7:30 pm. The tournament will continue on Sunday with North Carolina and San Diego squaring off at 11:00 am, and Duke against face eighth-ranked Marquette at 1:30 pm.
In addition to seeing four outstanding soccer matches, fans should come out early to the tournament to enjoy the various events surrounding the game. Nike will be giving away free gym bags on Friday and Sunday to the first 25 fans both days and will also be raffling off a Nike Fuelband, and CTR360 soccer cleats at the tournament. In order to be a part of the raffle, fans need to stop by the Nike table to receive a raffle ticket and must be in attendance at the Duke game to claim their prize.
Additionally, Nike will host a juggling and skills competition at its table with winners receiving prizes such as Nike soccer T-shirts, soccer balls, replica jerseys and more.