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SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s 50th ANNIVERSARY TOUR HEADS TO
BARTLETT, TN, AS PART OF CELEBRATION OF SPORTS IN AMERICA

Free Interactive Site Features Fun Activities and Special Events for All Ages

What: The Toyota Presents Sports Illustrated’s 50th Anniversary Tour is a football field-size interactive site which brings Sports Illustrated to life for fans across the country. Complete with a main stage to showcase a variety of entertainment — SI’s one-of-a-kind sports experience will feature activities and special events that define the American sports landscape.

Admission to the Anniversary Tour is free.

When: TOUR IS OPEN THE FOLLOWING DAYS AND HOURS:

Friday, October 31st 11 a.m. — 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 1st 11 a.m. — 7 p.m.
Sunday, November 2nd 11 a.m. — 4 p.m.

Where: Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center at the Appling Road Ball Complex 3610 Appling Road Bartlett, TN

The Toyota Presents Sports Illustrated’s 50th Anniversary Tour is a key element in SI’s 50th Anniversary multi-media program, which is touching communities across the country with a yearlong nationwide celebration of sports in America. It will mirror state-specific coverage in the magazine by visiting unique sporting events in 25 states from July 2003-July 2004. The sports experience will cover nearly a football field’s worth of real estate and will include:

  • Toyota Field, an enclosed theater that will feature an original film highlighting the greatest sports moments of the past 50 years as selected by the editors of SI.
  • Best Buy’s "Best Seat in the House, " which will showcase the latest consumer electronic innovations for catching your favorite teams.
  • Starter All-American Teen Headquarters will feature the following three elements: an exhibit profiling the Starter All-American Teen from each state; the Starter/Shaq Dunkman, an interactive basketball experience; and other baseball, basketball, football and soccer challenges.

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