LAS VEGAS, NEV. (June 11, 2021) - The Battle for Vegas presented by Dollar Loan Center and hosted by Reilly Smith returns to Las Vegas Ballpark® at Downtown Summerlin® on Saturday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Fans will get the chance to watch their favorite stars in action as the teams "battle" it out for Las Vegas' ultimate bragging rights, all for a good cause. The softball showdown features two all-star teams of professional athletes, celebrities, and media personalities, led by Reilly Smith of the Vegas Golden Knights and his teammates vs. Pro Football Hall of Famer Marcus Allen and friends from the Las Vegas Raiders. With hometown heroes playing on the field, fans can also expect special celebrity guest appearances during the game and around the Ballpark throughout the night.
Gates open on Saturday, July 24 at 5:30 p.m. The home run derby begins at 6:30 p.m. and the opening pitch is at 7:30 p.m. Concessions will be open throughout the Ballpark, making it a perfect one-stop for a family-friendly night out.
America's Got Talent finalist Daniel Emmet will sing the National Anthem. Other confirmed entertainers include the Golden Aces, DJ Green, along with mascots Chance, Spruce the Goose, and Aviator will also make appearances.
The initial event launched in 2019 and raised over $136,000 for local charities. This year's Battle for Vegas presented by Dollar Loan Center will benefit the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation.
"This event is a home run and one I'm so excited to bring back, especially this year," said Reilly Smith of the Vegas Golden Knights. "We can't wait to take the field, have some fun and raise money for deserving local charities. I'm grateful for this opportunity to give back and hopefully, take the winning title back!"
"We're very excited to be a part of this great event," said Chuck Brennan, Founder & CEO of Dollar Loan Center. "Dollar Loan Center is a huge supporter of both the Vegas Golden Knights and the Las Vegas Raiders, and the fact this event is raising money for local charities is the icing on the cake. It's going to be a lot of fun!"
Tickets for the Battle for Vegas Charity Softball Game go on-sale Monday, June 14 at 12 noon. Pre-sale tickets for Las Vegas Ballpark season ticket holders and those that download the Summerlin App are available starting Friday, June 11 at 12 noon. General ticket prices begin at $40. A limited number of elevated package experiences, including ballpark suites, are available. All tickets and packages can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/17005ABBD57F59E1or at the Las Vegas Ballpark ticket office. Individual and corporate sponsorships are available. For more information about group tickets, suites or sponsorship opportunities, contact James Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit BattleforVegas.com.
About Battle for Vegas presented by Dollar Loan Center:
The Battle for Vegas presented by Dollar Loan Center features two all-star teams of professional athletes, celebrities and media personalities to "battle" it out for Las Vegas' ultimate bragging rights for a good cause. The event is hosted by Reilly Smith from the Vegas Golden Knights who serves as captain of his team. Pro Football Hall of Famer Marcus Allen serves as the other team captain. This year's beneficiary is the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation. For additional information and details, visit www.battleforvegas.com.
About Dollar Loan Center:
Dollar Loan Center is Nevada's premier short-term lender, founded in Las Vegas over 20 years ago. The company specializes in Signature Loans up to $5,000 processed in minutes. No checking account is required, no collateral is needed with no hidden fees and full transparency. They have nearly 60 locations throughout Nevada and Utah and over 300 employees. For additional information, visit www.dontbebroke.com.
About Las Vegas Ballpark:
Las Vegas Ballpark®, located on eight acres in Downtown Summerlin® just south of City National Arena - practice facility for the Vegas Golden Knights, is the home of the Las Vegas Aviators®, the city's professional Triple-A West baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. The team is wholly owned by The Howard Hughes Corporation®, developer of the award-winning master-planned community of Summerlin® and developer of Las Vegas Ballpark. With a wide range of seating options including 22 suites, club seats, berm seating, party zones and decks, picnic tables, kids' zone, bars and a pool beyond the outfield wall, Las Vegas Ballpark boasts a capacity of 10,000. Designed to host a variety of events in addition to baseball, the site is landscaped to complement the surrounding master-planned community. The site is easily accessed from all regions of the valley via the 215 Beltway.