Chicago’s Wintrust Arena to Host JBC for the First Time March 27th
CHICAGO, IL –The Jordan Brand Classic, now in its 19th year, will host elite level female and male high school senior basketball players as they take the big stage in the city where Michael Jordan rose to legend status. JBC is a celebration of the next generation of basketball stars and features the top high school talent in the country. For the first time the Brand’s marquee event will be held in Chicago at the Wintrust Arena. The double-header will be held on Friday, March 27th with the Girls Game tipping off at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Boys Game at 8:00 p.m. CST.
“We couldn’t be more excited to host this year’s Jordan Brand Classic in Chicago, a city deeply rooted in the game of basketball,” said Craig Williams, President, Jordan Brand. “What started in Chicago inspired a culture that ultimately became the foundation of Jordan Brand. It’s only fitting that the next generation of basketball stars convene for this prestigious event here in Chicago, a city where greatness is born.”
The Jordan Brand Classic is a unique opportunity for the best high school seniors to unite, following in the footsteps of superstars like Carmelo Anthony, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, LeBron James, Chris Paul, Jayson Tatum and Zion Williamson. The Girls Game was established in 2015 and has been hosted by Jordan Brand family member Maya Moore.
Tickets will be available at www.Ticketmaster.com and the Wintrust Arena Box Office on Monday, February 17th at 11:00am CST. Visit www.WintrustArena.com or contact the Wintrust Arena Box Office via phone at (312)791-6900 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow @JordanClassic on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates or visit the official website at JordanBrandClassic.com.