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Gridiron Celebrity Hoops Hits Indy for Super Bowl Weekend

Gridiron Celebrity Hoops XIV hits Indy on Sat., Feb. 4 at 7 PM at Butler University's Hinkle Fieldhouse. The event brings together NFL players, pro boxers, wrestlers, streetballers & celebs from music, TV & film together for a game of hoops.

 
 
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PRLog - Jan. 24, 2012 - INDIANAPOLIS -- INDIANAPOLIS…The sports and entertainment world will turn their attention to Gridiron Celebrity Hoops when the premier event hits Indianapolis on Saturday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m. at Hinkle Fieldhouse on the campus of Butler University. This event is dedicated to the late Reverend Charles Williams, an influential African American leader who led Black Expo as the president and who founded the Circle City Classic, a football game held in Indianapolis between historically black colleges.

Entering its 14th year, Gridiron Celebrity Hoops XIV is the only official celebrity basketball game of NFL players annually held Super Bowl weekend. This preeminent event brings together NFL players, prospective NFL draft picks, boxing champs, world-renowned wrestlers, streetballers and celebrities from music, television, and film together for an electric game of hoops. Gridiron XIV offers football and basketball fans of all ages and levels of interest, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to witness the Best of Both Worlds - their favorite football heroes playing in a competitive game of basketball alongside fun, safe, indoor sports-themed contests.  Other features of this world class event include:
•   Free celebrity photos and autographs
•   Crowd interactive games, free prize giveaways, raffles and contests
•   Sponsor exhibits, food and merchandise vendors with official Super Bowl      LXVI merchandise
•   DJ spinning the latest Billboard chart-topping hits
•   Cheerleaders, hot dance performances
•   Live musical entertainment

More than three dozen pro athletes and celebrities will take to the hardwood at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse for a thrilling game of action packed basketball. Among this year's headliners are NFL wide receiver and 6-time Pro Bowl player Terrell “T.O.” Owens, Indiana Fever star and WNBA 2011 MVP  Tamika Catchings, streetballer Pat Da-Roc,  Indianapolis radio personality Tony Lamont, former Purdue and New England Patriots star Rosevelt Colvin, Pastor Jeffrey Johnson Sr. of Eastern Star Church, retired NBA great Rasheed Wallace, former Ball State University and NBA star Bonzi Wells, Grammy nominated R&B singer Tank, retired UFC mixed martial artist Chris Lytle  and  multi-platinum recording artist/actor Chris Brown. (Celebrity list subject to change.)  Gridiron Hoops is produced by Jam Sports & Entertainment, a Washington, D.C. based firm.

An added highlight of Gridiron Celebrity Hoops will be the performance of the National Anthem by the winner of the Soul Search singing contest, which will be held on January 28th in Indianapolis. Soul Search is a competition for amateur vocalists ages 5 to 50. The winner may be a solo artist, duo, trio, group or choir.

Proceeds from the game will benefit Juli’s Kids Motivated to Succeed and the Indiana Department of Child Services. Juli’s Kids is celebrating more than 12 years of service to more than 28,000 children. The non-profit organization’s mission is to enrich the lives of today’s abused, abandoned, neglected and homeless children.

Next to the national NFL championship itself, this electric hoops event is the hottest game ticket in town! Tickets are priced from $20 for upper level seating to $60 for lower level seats and are available through TicketMaster at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Special VIP seats that include backstage access are available exclusively through Jam Sports for $300 each and can be obtained by calling 301-868-8856.

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About Jam Sports & Entertainment
Jam Sports & Entertainment is the world’s leading minority-owned event production agency and a leader in marketing, creative design, talent representation, lifestyle management and product placement. Jam is a trusted advisor to corporate sponsors, major sports leagues, player’s associations, professional athletes and their families. Jam has worked with some of the most elite and prominent athletes and entertainers in the world. For more information go to http://jamsports247.com and follow us on Twitter @footballhoops.

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Last Updated:Jan 24, 2012
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