Sign a One-Day Contract With the Detroit Shock

Fantasy Free Agency

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. --- Did you ever wonder what it would be like to experience a day in the life of a professional athlete? Well heres your chance!

The Detroit Shock will hold their first ever Fantasy Camp at The Palace of Auburn Hills August 15 from 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Kids and adults can sign a one-day contract with the team, and for one day, walk in the pros shoes.

Hosted by Aaron Smith and Donease Smith from the Pistons and Shock Year-Round Hoops program, along with the Shock coaching staff and players, campers will hang out in the locker room, practice with the team, go through a scouting report and get a real halftime pep talk from head coach Bill Laimbeer.

Along with brushing up on their Xs and Os, campers can compete in contests for prizes and will get to take part in a meet-and-greet (autographs and photo ops) with players and coaches at the conclusion of the clinic. Each camper will receive a Shock t-shirt, commemorative towel and two tickets to see the Shock take on the New York Liberty August 29 at The Palace after the Olympic break.

Cost of the camp is $100 for adults and $80 for kids. For more information on the Shock Fantasy Camp or to register, call Carley Knox at (248) 377-8614 or Registration forms can be completed online by clicking here.

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