ESSEX REBELS SEASON OPENER: Rebels NBL D1 vs. Worthing Thunder


THE ESSEX REBELS ARE BACK! We are thrilled to be back in the Essex Sport Arena and kickstart the 2023/2024 season.

Join us for an electrifying afternoon of basketball action as the Essex Rebels NBL D1 Men will take on Worthing Thunder at 4pm on 7 October at the Essex Sport Arena in their season-opening game!

The Essex Rebels men have made some new athletic and high energy additions to their core roster that will be exciting to watch. Worthing Thunder had a phenomenal past season, finishing top three in the end of the year standings. However, the Rebels are back and better! This season opening game will definitely be one not to miss out on.

Whether you're a die-hard basketball fan or just looking for a fun-filled night out, this event promises something for everyone.

The Essex Gameday features:
- Pre-game Fanzone outside the Arena: REDBULL UK Truck, giveaways, inflatables and so much more!! (Starts at 2pm)

- great gameday entertainment featuring our gameday host and MC

- Live DJ

- Food and Drinks available

- Free parking right outside the Essex Sport Arena

- Rebels branded merchandise for sale

Bring your friends and family along for an evening that's more than just a basketball game—it's a celebration of sports, community, and the thrill of competition.

️ Tickets are available now on the Essex Rebels Eventbrite! Don't miss out on your chance to be part of the action. Get your tickets and come cheer for the Essex Rebels as they aim for victory!

BRING THE NOISE, show your support, and let the 2023/2024 begin! Go Rebels!

Get your tickets here:

Doors open at 3pm.

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* Online ticket sales end 1 hour before the start of the game. On the door tickets will be available in limited quantities.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.00 per ticket
Child£2.00 per ticket
Family£12.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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ESSEX REBELS SEASON OPENER: Rebels NBL D1 vs. Worthing Thunder

Type:Children's Activity Event

University of Essex Colchester Campus, ESSEX SPORT ARENA, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ

Tel: 01206872864

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