Entering its historic 15th year, Gridiron Celebrity Hoops XV (Gridiron XV) is uniquely positioned as the first and only celebrity basketball game to have ever become officially sanctioned by the National Football League and endorsed by the United States President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Now independently produced exclusively by Jam Sports Productions, this preeminent event is where NFL players, prospective NFL draft picks, boxing champs, world-renowned wrestlers, streetballers, and celebrities from music, television, and film get together for an electric game of hoops. Gridiron XV offers football fans of all ages and levels of interest a once-in-a-lifetime experience to witness the Best of Both Worlds - their favorite football heroes playing in a competitive game of basketball alongside fun, safe, indoor sports-themed contests. This incomparable hoops event debuted at Super Bowl XXXIII in Miami. Since its inception, the game has grown into a distinctive and integral component of Super Bowl weekend. Super Bowl is the nation’s most celebrated sporting event. Gridiron continues to be its premier all-star charity-basketball game that captures the sights, sounds and action of the many different facets of the NFL.
Gridiron XV offers football fans of all ages and levels of interest a once-in-a-lifetime experience to witness the Best of Both Worlds - their favorite football heroes playing in a competitive game of basketball alongside fun, safe, indoor sports-themed contests. This is where NFL players who think they are equally as talented in basketball as they are in football vie for bragging rights to show how multi-athletic they truly are. Over three dozen pro athletes and celebrities will take center court, coach, host, perform, DJ and MC. Our athletes and entertainers boldly rise to the challenge to see who’s a game-changer for a wonderful cause!
Next to the Super Bowl itself, it’s the hottest game ticket in town. Gridiron Celebrity Hoops XV is also our keynote evening in which we benefit children who have suffered from devastation, isolation, violence and more. Philanthropically conscientious, this unmatched fan-favorite, interactive experience brings the issues of child abuse, abandonment, neglect, homelessness, foster care, and adoption into “forever families” to the forefront, on a national scale to raise awareness and funds to enrich the lives of these delicate youths.