AAC doors open for Mavstoberfest

DALLAS -- Mavstoberfest, the team's annual fan jam to open the season, will be held Friday evening at the American Airlines Center.

Admission to the event is free. Parking is $5.

The American Airlines Center opened at 9 a.m. for a Select-a-Seat event, which closes at 9 p.m. Fans who purchase full- or half-season tickets during the event will receive a piece of the hardwood court from the Mavs' 2011 title season autographed by Dirk Nowitzki.

The doors open for the general public at 4 p.m. The event concludes with an open practice at 6:30 p.m.