Dec. 17, 2013

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Still searching for that ideal Christmas present or stocking stuffer for your kids? If you are, then a morning with the Notre Dame men’s basketball team at its annual Christmas Clinic might just be the perfect gift.

This year’s clinic will take place on Monday, Dec. 30 from 9:00 am-noon in the Joyce Center Fieldhouse for boys in grades 1-6 and for girls in grades 1-8.

Registration begins on that morning at 8:00 am and those attending the clinic are asked to enter through gates one and two of the Joyce Center.

The cost of the clinic is $40. Checks should be made payable to the University of Notre Dame. Parents also are required to bring proof of insurance with them when registering their child.

Following the clinic, member of the 2013-14 Fighting Irish basketball team will be available to sign autographs as they also will be on hand throughout the morning leading the young hoopsters in attendance through various sets of drills and contests, designed with special focus on team play, offense, defense, ball handling, passing and shooting.

For more information on the 2013 Christmas Clinic, contact Harold Swanagan, coordinator of basketball operations, at 574-631-6225 or by e-mail at