Dracut High To Host Harlem Wizards As DECA Fundraiser
Get ready Dracut: A high-flying, slam-dunking, rim-rattling basketball show is coming to town!
The world-famous Harlem Wizards will visit Dracut High School on Sunday October 20, 2019 (2pm tip off) for an afternoon of great fun and fundraising. The Wizards will play a game against a team of Dracut teachers, school committee members, staff, community leaders, and students.
The event will feature a variety of fun interactive extras to complement the Wizards' dazzling demonstration of hoops artistry: Pregame "Wiz Kids" warm-up, contests, comedy, awesome slam dunks, audience participation, merchandise giveaways, and more. The game will conclude with the Wizards' signature dance extravaganza that will have the crowd on their feet!
"We are thrilled to host the Wizards again," says Charles Mone Dracut High School's DECA Advisor "Last year's game was a huge success, and we look forward to more Wizards' magic!"
Founded in 1962, the Wizards have played over 15,000 games throughout the US that have raised over $25 million for schools and charitable causes. The Wizards have also played in over 25 foreign countries on five continents.
Tickets are priced as follows:
Student Admission $11.00
General Admission $13.00
Courtside Plus $25.00
Courtside Plus ticket holders receive first or second row seating and meet privately with selected Wizard players before the game for a meet-and-greet and show. Only (# of CSP seats) Courtside Plus tickets are available.
To purchase tickets, and for more information, visit (www.harlemwizards.com).
The home team players will be thrilled to play in front of family, friends, and fans, and spectators will delight in seeing their beloved teachers, principals, and community leaders run the court. Come out and cheer - you will not want to miss this fantastic experience that will benefit our most precious resource: The kids!
Today's Wizards roster features an all-star lineup of master basketball showmen, including:
· Rashaan Barner (Rocket) Division 3 All-American. Featured on ESPN City Slam & LeBron James Nike Ad. Outstanding motivational speaker, and thru the years one of Wizards best big game players in competitive games, and now one of the funniest Wizards 24/7.
· John Smith (Big J) Played in 25 countries in 6 years. Last played in Western Australia SBL. Won CUNY Championship in college and was 18th in rebounding in US D-3.
· Patric Massey (The Artist) SCHOOL: Columbia College, MO
BIO: 1st Team All-Conference and shot blocking leader.
· Roman Hernandez (La Fiesta) SCHOOL: Montclair State University, Perth Amboy Vo-Tech HS team Captain
BIO: Player professional basketball in Dominican Republic. One of the quickest coast to coast basketball players you will see, catch the blur, and the amazing dribbling moves.
· Joe Bunce (Jet)Jordan Southerland (Zero G)
BIO: Since leaving the Wizards in 2016 and recently returning, Jordan has made a name for himself in the worldwide dunk circuit as one of the top dunkers in the world. Finished 2nd on TBS show Since leaving the Wizards in 2016 and recently returning, Jordan has made a name for himself in the worldwide dunk circuit as one of the top dunkers in the world. Finished 2nd on TBS show Dunk King.