Energy is building for basketball season, and especially for the 2016 Southern Conference Basketball Championships taking place in beautiful downtown Asheville at the U.S. Cellular Center's arena March 3-7, 2016.

Tickets will be going on sale in November, but the buzz is already starting among the city's loyal basketball fans, as well as members of the community who are excited to host such a big event. Member schools are starting practices, and coaches are fired up about a sizzling hot season!

People from near and far have been asking about how they can get involved in the action, so here are some resources for helping make SoCon 2016 a tremendous success, and some links for how to join in on the buzz.

VOLUNTEER! Click here and see how you can participate!

SPONSOR! Email or call 828.713.5825

PURCHASE TICKETS!  For more information about the schedule & how to purchase tickets, click here.

HAVE A BLAST IN AVL!  For more information about local accommodations, attractions, & activities in the Asheville area here.