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Cincinnati District to Celebrate Conference USA Championship With "Fan Fest"

El Pasoans can congregate at "Fan Fest" before cheering on the Miners at the Conference USA Championships.

El Pasoans can congregate at "Fan Fest" before cheering on the Miners at the Conference USA Championships.

March 6, 2014

The Conference USA Men's and Women's Basketball Championships will return to El Paso next week, and the Cincinnati Entertainment District will join in on the fun by hosting a "Fan Fest" Wednesday through Friday.

The "Fan Fest" will feature a DJ and live music as well as games for the entire family, plus special appearances by participating team bands and spirit squads.

In addition, all restaurants and bars in the area will offer special discounts for tournament attendees.

"Fan Fest" hours are Wednesday (March 12) from 1:30 - 8 p.m., Thursday (March 13) from 1:30 - 8 p.m., and Friday (March 14) from 1-4:30 p.m.

A live band will play on Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30 - 8 p.m., and Friday from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

"Fan Fest" hours may be extended depending on what times the UTEP men's and women's basketball teams play in the tournament.

All session tournament tickets are on sale now by calling (915) 747-6150. Prices start at just $80 for admission to a total of 29 games (men's and women's).

Single session tickets will go on sale Friday (March 7) and will be available by calling (915) 747-5234. Men's single session prices range from $15-$50, and women's single session tickets are $10.