The Memphis Grizzlies announced today the addition of two stops to their Fifth Annual 2017 Regional Caravan Tour, set to tip-off on Saturday, Aug. 12. In addition to the six previously scheduled stops in Nashville, Tenn., Birmingham, Ala., Jackson, Miss., Jackson, Tenn., Memphis and Little Rock, Ark., the caravan will conclude with stops in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Wednesday, Sept. 13 and St. Louis at Busch Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 14 for the St. Louis Cardinals game. This year’s caravan includes participation from a tour-high seven Grizzlies players including guards Wade Baldwin IV, Andrew Harrison, Troy Daniels, Mario Chalmers and Tyreke Evans, guard/forward Wayne Selden Jr. and center Deyonta Davis.
As mentioned previously, during the caravan the Grizzlies will partner with several major and minor league baseball teams across the region and hold free, one-hour Grizzlies Youth Basketball Clinics, open to boys and girls ages 7-14, at six of the eight scheduled stops. Please check www.grizzlies.com/youthbasketball for updates on camp availability.
In addition, Grit Grind Night Night at AutoZone Park has been moved to Wednesday, Aug. 30. Chalmers and Evans will be on hand to sign autographs and interact with fans, joined by Grizz and Grizzlies entertainment teams such as Grizz Girls, Grizzline, Grannies & Grandpas and Claw Crew. Fans can purchase a discounted ticket by following this link – here – and entering the promo code ‘GritGrind’.
Fans can follow the Regional Caravan through its scheduled stops and receive caravan updates online at Grizzlies.com and on all affiliated social sites of the Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz on Twitter and Instagram and “Memphis Grizzlies” on Facebook).
2017 Regional Caravan dates and locations:
Saturday, August 12
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (Wade Baldwin IV), Grizz, Grizz Girls and Claw Crew
Southeast Community Center
5260 Hickory Hollow Parkway
Antioch, TN 37013
Friday, August 18
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Wayne Selden), Grizz, Grizz Girls and Claw Crew
3051 Healthy Way
Vestavia Hills, AL 35243
Saturday, August 19
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Deyonta Davis), Grizz, Grizz Girls and Claw Crew
Christian Life Center at First Baptist Church
431 N. State St.
Jackson, MS 39201
Saturday, August 26
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Andrew Harrison), Grizz, Grizz Girls and Claw Crew
West Jackson Baptist Church
580 Oil Well Rd,
Jackson, TN 38305
Grit Grind Night Night at AutoZone Park – Memphis, TN
Wednesday, August 30
Gates open at 5:30 p.m (Mario Chalmers, Tyreke Evans), Grizz, Grizz Girls, Grannies & Grandpas and Claw Crew
200 Union Avenue,
Memphis, TN 38103
Little Rock, AR
Saturday, September 2
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Troy Daniels), Grizz, Grizz Girls and Claw Crew
Jack Stephens Center, University of Arkansas, Little Rock
2801 South University,
Little Rock, AR 72204
Cape Girardeau, MO
Wednesday, September 13
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Grizz, Grizz Girls and Claw Crew
Cape Girardeau SportsPlex
2526 Jim Drury Way,
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
St. Louis, MO
Thursday, September 14
Gates open 11:15 a.m. Grizz, Grizz Girls and Claw Crew
700 Clark St,
St. Louis, MO 63102
*All dates, times and player appearances are subject to change.