Top NFL Players And A-list Celebrities To Participate In Annual Gridiron Celebrity Hoops XV Game


15th Annual Gridiron Celebrity Hoops game produced by Jam Sports Productions featuring top athletes and celebrities, slated for Saturday, February 2nd at Xavier University's Convocation Center.

New Orleans, LA (I-Newswire) January 28, 2013 - On Saturday, February 2nd, the highly anticipated annual all-star celebrity hoop game known as Gridiron Celebrity Hoops XV, slam dunks into the Big Easy. Next to the "Big Game" itself, Gridiron Celebrity Hoops XV, will be the hottest game ticket in town! A hot gumbo of sports icons and super stars will serve it up courtside Super Bowl weekend in N'awlins. The star-studded event, will feature future Pro Football Hall of Fame Wide Receiver Terrell Owens, Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys), Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (Philadelphia Eagles), DeSean Jackson (Philadelphia Eagles) Darnell Dockett (Phoenix Cardinals), Lance Moore (New Orleans Saints), world renowned DJ Clue, Grammy-nominated music artist Tank, reality star music producer, Stevie J, and many other A-list athletes and celebrities.

Festivities will be held at Xavier University Convocation Center located at 1 Drexel Drive in New Orleans, and will be played from 7:00pm - 9:00pm with doors opening at 6:00pm. To purchase tickets, visit www.footballhoops.com or call 301-868-8856. Tickets prices range from $20 for General Admission to reserved VIP Courtside Seats for $300 (VIP ticket purchases includes special backstage access to the celebrities).

This year's Gridiron Celebrity Hoops XV game highlights Juli Jordan, creator of the game and her personal achievement as the very first African-American and first woman in the 93-year history of the National Football League and the 47-year history of Super Bowl to produce an event held annually during the Super Bowl weekend to reach the 15-year mark. "I am extremely excited that Gridiron Celebrity Hoops has reached 15 seasons of production. There is a great joy in being a first. But this year's anniversary is my opportunity to recognize those who have been so kind to me over the many highs and lows, struggles and triumphs of keeping this event alive for a decade and a half," expresses Jordan, CEO and President of Jam Sports Productions. The event production company is minority-owned and the first to reach this major milestone and outstanding achievement.

This unmatched fan-favorite experience remains one of the most anticipated events held the night before the Lombardi Trophy is won. It is also the first and only charity celebrity basketball game to have ever become officially sanctioned by the National Football League. Now independently produced exclusively by Jam Sports Productions, LLC, Gridiron Celebrity Hoops XV is where pro football players and A-list celebrities play in a thrilling game of action packed basketball. From beginning to end, ticketholders will experience special presentations, an unparalleled slam dunk contest, interactive games, contests, giveaways, opportunities to meet celebrities, get their autographs and take pictures.

This year's event is presented by My Oh! Spot, a premium organic food and beverage company. Other sponsors include Under Armour as well as Budget Mobile, in conjunction with Lifeline.gov., a government benefit program that provides free phones and free cell minutes. Qualifying low-income attendees will have an opportunity to sign up for wireless service outside the arena before and during the game.

For media credentials and/or interviews for the event, contact L Group PR at media@lgrouppr.com. To keep up with the latest updates, follow the event on Twitter @footballhoops and @juliMjordan.

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