The 13th Annual Celebrity Sweat Softball Challenge™ will be played on Saturday, July 8th noon to 3:00P.M, at Barry University to help support The Caring House, which is a homeless shelter for women and children in South Florida, as well as two programs supporting our Veterans – Mission 22 and K-9’s for Warriors.
Join the players from the Miami Heat – Hassan Whiteside and Dion Waiters; from the Miami Dolphins – Jarvis Landry, Neville Hewett, Bryon Maxwell, Rashawn Scott, Sam Young, and Lawrence Timmons, Tennessee Titans Johnathan Cyprien, and former NFL star Antrel Rolle; Pro-Bowler/NFL Hall of Famer Chris Carter, and many more athletes and celebrities.
This year Celebrity captains are scheduled to be MLB Greats Steve Garvey and Jose Canseco.
More stars continue to sign-up for this event showing their support for the community and these important charities, including music sensation/producers Carlito, Maffio, Rapper Icon Mase, Local Legend “Uncle Luke”, the voice of the Miami Heat Jason Jackson and Miami Heat’s Director of Baseball Development & Analytics Shane Battier.
The first pitch will be thrown out by a Miami icon to be announced by July 4th. Go to CSweat.com for regular updates.
Fans can buy tickets at CSweat.com while inventory permits.
Apply for media credentials to Lisa@sppsports.com.
Doors open at 10:30A.M. for a Family Fun Zone which includes; interactive booths, sampling, and music, followed by the Winn-Dixie Home-Run Hitting Contest, a mini-game between local Vets and 1st Responders – and the main event, our 2017 Celebrity Softball Challenge.
A live-stream of the game will kick-in on ESPN3 at 1:00P.M. EST.
There will also be a 30-minute highlight show coming soon on Fox Sports Florida.
Stay-tuned to CSweat.com for more information. Get your tickets today. Come out and enjoy the action. Welcome the All-Stars to town, and support our community.
From your friends at Celebrity Sweat – see you there!
Promotional support from Coca-Cola Beverages, Monster Energy, DeMarini Sports, Wilson, Louisville Slugger, and Powered by Monster Headsets. The Home-Run Hitting Contest sponsored by Winn-Dixie.
*TEAM GARVEY (Steve Garvey)
- Jason Jackson – Miami Heat Radio
- Billy Blanks – Tae Bo Creator
- Cazzey Cerrighino –Actor
- Dion Waiters – Miami Heat – Shooting Guard
- Jarvis Landry – Miami Dolphins – Wide Receiver
- Neville Hewett – Miami Dolphins – Linebacker
- Bryon Maxwell – Miami Dolphins – Cornerback
- Rashawn Scott – Miami Dolphins – Wide Receiver
- Antrel Rolle – Former NFL – Arizona Cardinals, Chicago Bears – Safety
- Chris Carter – 8 Time Pro-Bowler – NFL Hall of Famer
*TEAM CANSECO (Jose Canseco)
- Uncle Luke – Local Icon
- Carlito Londono – Co-founder/ Chief Communications Officer of UniverseNetwork.tv, Music executive, A&R and entrepreneur
- Maffio – Producer/Musician
- Hassan Whiteside – Miami Heat – Center
- Sam Young – Miami Dolphins – Tackle
- Lawrence Timmons – Miami Dolphins – Linebacker
- Walt Aikens – Miami Dolphins – Cornerback
- Johnathan Cyprien – Tennessee Titans – Safety
- Shane Battier – Miami Heat – Director of Basketball Development & Analytics
- Mase – Miami local icon – Rapper
***First Pitch – Chris Carter
Special Guest Appearance by Ray Lewis, NFL – Hurricanes