DETROIT (CBS Detroit) A couple of firsts are planned for this year’s SportsFest — including a Tailgate Challenge and a showstopping emcee.
Former Playboy Playmate, model and actress Sara Jean Underwood will be at SportsFest 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Feb. 16, 2013, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. She’ll be signing autographs, meeting guests, and serving as emcee for Tailgate Challenge.
She’ll be part of the action as Tailgate Challenge features 20 contestants who Tweeted their favorite tailgating pictures to be entered for a chance to compete cooking skills at SportsFest. They’re competing for a chance to win cash prizes in the following categories: Best Overall Tailgate Presentation, Main Entrée, and Non-Alcoholic Drink.
Also appearing at SportsFest will be Nick Lidstrom, Tomas Holmstrom, Jason Hanson, Cory Schlesinger, Rick Mahorn, James Edwards, John Long, Earl Cureton, and Mark Howe. Also on site will be Miss Wayne County Rebecca Fisher and Miss Michigan Angela Venditti.
SportsFest includes interactive games, youth clinics, photo booths, merchandise, ticket sales and mascot appearances from the Lions, Pistons, Red Wings and Tigers.
This exciting event includes autograph sessions with current and former athletes. Show admission is FREE! There is a one time $10 donation fee for athlete* autographs. 100% of the monies received will benefit the 97.1 The Ticket/Beaumont Student Heart Check Program. Attendees who make their one time $10 donation will receive a numbered wristband. Due to the high demand of autographs, a wristband lottery system will be used for select autographs.
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