Dallas Cowboys star cornerback Brandon Carr is hosting his inaugural celebrity weekend to raise money for his non-profit organization "Carr Cares Foundation" on June 14-15 in Dallas. The weekend kicks off with a football camp hosted by Carr and wraps up with a celebrity softball game co-hosted by Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings.
The camp will be held Friday and Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon at Michael Johnson Performance in McKinney and is open to ages 12-18. It will include football skills, speed and agility training from NFL, college and high school coaches. Camp participants will receive an autographed photo from Carr, a camp shirt and additional prizes based on performance in various skill competitions.
The celebrity softball game pitting a team captained by Carr against Rawlings' team will take place Saturday June 15 at 3 p.m. at Reverchon Park (3501 Maple Ave) in Dallas. The action will get underway with a home run derby followed by the game. Confirmed participants in the game include Dallas Cowboys players Dez Bryant, Morris Claiborne, Jason Hatcher and Bruce Carter, Jacksonville Jaguars' Cam Bradfield, Houston Texans' Wade Smith, Kansas City Chiefs' Shaun Smith, New York Jets' Kyle Wilson and, of course, Brandon Carr. DFW radio and TV personalities including Mark Elfenbein, Ben Rogers and Jeff 'Skin' Wade from the event's official media partner 105.3 The Fan will also be playing in the game.
For further information and to register for the football camp, visit here. Cost of the camp is $249. Tickets purchased for the softball game, which are $10 and are tax deductable with proceeds donated to the 'Women Called Moses Foundation' a not-for-profit which educates and provides support for abused women and children, can be purchased here.
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