Austin and Ty Dillon to Host Celebrity-Fueled Charity Basketball Tournament
Richard Childress Racing drivers Austin and Ty Dillon are hosting a 3-on-3 Celebrity Basketball Tournament presented by The Dow Chemical Company to benefit the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma at Wake Forest University's Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial (LJVM) Coliseum on Wednesday, Aug. 31. The 16-team, double-elimination tournament will start at 4 p.m.
General admission and parking at LJVM for the event are free. There are limited opportunities to purchase VIP seating and suite access. Autographed memorabilia and other items will be available for auction at the event. Concessions will be available for purchase.
WHO: Austin and Ty Dillon will host the public event
WHEN: Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: LJVM, 2825 University Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Expected celebrity team captains include:
- Austin Dillon, NASCAR driver
- Ty Dillon, NASCAR driver
- Kenny Beck, WXII 12 news anchor
- Ryan Blaney, NASCAR driver
- Ben Brust, former NCAA basketball champion (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
- Jason Capel, former NCAA basketball player (UNC Chapel Hill)
- Colt Ford, country singer
- Brendan Gaughan, NASCAR driver
- Denny Hamlin, NASCAR driver
- Brad Miller, former NBA player
- Dee Jay Silver, DJ
- Marty Snider, NBC Sports media
Additional celebrity team captains will be announced soon. The free public event is made possible by Dow and other sponsors, including: AAA, Andy's Frozen Custard, Bad Boy Off Road, Bass Pro Shops, Caterpillar, Chevrolet, Coca-Cola, Cometic Gasket, Growth Energy, Klotz Synthetic Lubricants, Leaf Filters, New Era, Pit Stops for Hope, Rheem, RCR, The John Scott Family, South Point Hotel & Casino, Tijuana Flats and Wake Forest Baptist Health.
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