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UCLA to hold sixth Dribble for the Cure to fight pediatric cancer

October 02, 2013|By Chris Foster
  • UCLA Coach Steve Alford's basketball squad will participate in the school's sixth "Dribble for the Cure" event on Oct. 20 to raise funds and awareness to fight pediatric cancer.
UCLA Coach Steve Alford's basketball squad will participate in the… (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles…)

UCLA will hold its sixth Dribble for the Cure event on Oct. 20 to raise funds and awareness to fight pediatric cancer.

Participants, either as individuals or in teams of at least 10, will collect pledges and dribble a 1.2-mile course through the UCLA campus. The UCLA men’s and women’s basketball teams will participate.

There is a registration fee of $25 for adults and team captains and $10 for children under 13 and UCLA students. Participants will receive a T-shirt and goody bag, and will have an opportunity to get autographs and photos with UCLA men’s and women’s basketball players.

Dribble for the Cure, which was created by former UCLA basketball player John  Vallely, raised $155,395.74 in 2012.

Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. in Drake Stadium with the event beginning at 10:15 a.m. For
more information and to register, please go to dribbleforthecure.com or call 1-800-354-7273.

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