• As the sun sets over New York City, the basketball is just beginning. Cheer on the Wildcats men's basketball team in their A10 tournament debut. Let's Go 'Cats!

  • The Statue of Liberty stands proudly beside Ellis Island. Close to 40 percent of all current U.S. citizens can trace at least one of their ancestors to Ellis Island.

  • Home to nearly 20 million people, a new day dawns over the 305-square miles that is New York City.


Wildcat Weekend: New York City

Wildcat WeekendMarch 10-15, 2015

Join Davidson alumni, parents and friends for a special Wildcat weekend in New York City, where our men's basketball team will compete in the 2015 A-10 Men's Basketball Championship at the state-of-the-art Barclays Center in Brooklyn, March 11-15, 2015.

We've partnered with Creative Travel to design an exciting, fun-filled weekend in the Big Apple. Our package includes nonstop, round-trip air fare and five nights at the Sheraton New York-Times Square, newly renovated and conveniently located near many popular attractions in Midtown Manhattan, in addition to a welcome reception, group dinner and a hop-on/hop-off pass for a sightseeing bus to take in some of the city's most popular attractions. In between games, you'll also have ample free time to explore the city that never sleeps!

Package includes:

  • Round-trip air fare (nonstop) on US Airways from Charlotte to New York (LaGuardia) (departs from CLT at 6:45 p.m. on 3/10 and at LGA at 7 p.m. on 3/15)
  • Round-trip transportation from airport to hotel
  • Transportation to and from Barclays Center
  • Five nights at the Sheraton New York-Times Square
  • Welcome reception and group dinner
  • A 72-hour pass for Hop-On/Hop-Off double-decker sightseeing bus, featuring:
    • Ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
    • Empire State Building Observatory or Top of the Rock Observation Deck
    • Radio City stage door tour, walking tour or Central Park all-day bike pass
    • Admission to your choice of nine museums, including American Museum of Natural History or Guggenheim
    • Lunch at your choice of 10 options, including Grotta Azzurra, Bella Napoli or Planet Hollywood

Package does not include:

  • Tickets to the A-10 tournament. Ticket books for the men's basketball tournament are $250. To purchase tickets, call the Davidson athletic ticket office at 800-768-CATS (2287).
  • Any additional meals or activities

Price and Reservations: Price per person is $1,344 (1 bed), $1,412 (2 beds), or $1,944 for a single-occupancy room. To reserve your spot, contact Creative Travel at 704-825-1865 or email Rebecca Johns at rebecca@creativetraveler.com. Prices are based on bookings confirmed and paid by Monday, Jan. 12.

*Return flight may be changed for approximately $240. Unused hotel nights are non-refundable.

Questions? email Lauren Biggers, or call 704-894-2919.