Chance to Play will be an afternoon of soccer and fun activities held at Cromwell Field on the beautiful centrally located University of Southern California Campus, a world class soccer field.
Held on a beautiful summer weekend on August 5th, before school begins, kids and adults alike will have the chance to play soccer with some of their favorite celebrities, play games at the event, purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, enjoy refreshments and make memories for a lifetime, all while helping disadvantaged children here at home and abroad.
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On Game Day
The event will open in the at 10 in the morning, running in total till 3 pm and guests will be able to purchase refreshments, play games, purchase raffle tickets, participate in meet and greets with the celebrities and enjoy a short pre-game show of music and dance. The red carpet for celebrity entrances will begin at 10:30 am.
There will be booths for participating charities and sponsors to provide information, samples, discuss and showcase new products or offer guests a fun and interactive experience.
The day’s highlight and main event is the celebrity soccer game, which starts at 11:00 am. Many of the most recognizable teen celebrities from some of today’s most popular shows will be on hand to play with celebrity athletes and other adult celebs from TV, film and sports. Guests who have raised the most funds during the fund-raising drive leading up to the event will join the celebs on the field to play. The local AYSO clubs that raise the most money for the event will lead the “teams” in warm-ups.
Celebrity coaches will take the field with their teams and coach them through an afternoon of fun non-competitive play with goofy twists and surprises like water balloon soccer balls and three-legged race soccer.
The half time show will feature music, dance, prize raffle, games and sponsor shout outs all led by a celebrity MC.
With the beautiful campus as the backdrop to the worthwhile day, this will be a great outing for the entire family. Chance to Play will raise awareness as well as vitally needed funds for both organizations. All participants will make a much needed difference in the lives of thousands of children.