JJ WATT CHARITY CLASSIC

CC 2013 Teams

First Annual Charity Classic – 2013

Presenting Sponsor

Classic Chevrolet

CC 2013 Roster

Home Run Derby Champ

Winning Team

Matt Schaub Team Defense

Final Score

Amount Raised

19-18 Over $320,000

Game Recap

Though most of the game was controlled by Team Offense, a late rally by Team Defense and a walk-off homer by Shiloh Keo led Team Defense to a win.

CC 2014 Teams

Second Annual Charity Classic – 2014

Presenting Sponsor

Ford

CC 2014 Roster

Home Run Derby Champ

Winning Team

Shiloh Keo Team Offense

Final Score

Amount Raised

29-23 Over $430,000

Game Recap

Despite Team Defense’s “creative” attempts to pull ahead, Team Offense came to play, led the majority of the game, and ultimately won, tying up the series.

CC 2015 Teams

Third Annual Charity Classic – 2015

Presenting Sponsor

BOA/ML

CC 2015 Roster

HR Derby Champ

Winning Team

Shane Lechler Team Defense

Final Score

Amount Raised

7-6 Over $640,000

Game Recap

The game was a tough defensive battle with Team Defense rallying to beat Team Offense in the final inning. This game puts Team Defense back ahead in the series at 2-1.

CC 2016 Teams

Fourth Annual Charity Classic – 2016

Presenting Sponsor

Ford

CC 2016 Roster

Home Run Derby Champ

Winning Team

Brian Cushing Team Offense

Final Score

Amount Raised

4-3 Over $1,600,000

Game Recap

Both teams came with a serious desire to win at the new venue. The game was another tough defensive battle that kept the score tied and led to extra innings. Team Offense pulled through in the end to tie up the series at 2-2!

CC 2017 Teams

Fifth Annual Charity Classic – 2017

Presenting Sponsor

BOA/ML

CC 2017 Roster

HR Derby Champ

Winning Team

JJ Watt Team Defense

Final Score

Amount Raised

9-3 TBA

Game Recap

With the series tied up with Team Offense and Team Defense both at 2 wins, the competition was intense! Team Defense not only battled hard in the Home Run Derby, but took home the trophy, winning by 6 runs! Team Defense pulls ahead in the series with 3 wins.

HOW much do tickets cost?

Tickets range from $5-$200 based upon where you chose to sit.
Ticket Map

i ordered tickets and have questions, who do i contact?

All ticket questions can be directed to Tickets.com at 1-800-352-0212.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?

There is parking available for purchase at Minute Maid. Minute Maid is also a short walk from most of Houston’s downtown parking garages and surface parking lots, some of which are available for purchase now through our CHARITY CLASSIC PARKING page. For additional information on parking visit: ASTROS.COM/PARKING

WHAT TIME DO THE STADIUM GATES OPEN?

The stadium gates will open to the public at 4:00 PM.

WHAT AM I ALLOWED TO BRING IN?

In accordance with MLB and Astros security policies, all bags, purses and containers will be searched prior to entry. Guests entering Minute Maid Park may also be subject to inspection by handheld and walk through metal detectors. Items that are not permitted in the ballpark and are surrendered to security will not be stored or returned. To ensure fan safety, we reserve the right to admittance of any item deemed hazardous, suspicious or offensive. Fans are reminded that the following items will NOT be permitted inside Minute Maid Park:

  • Aerosol cans
  • Alcohol
  • Animals (except for service animals)
  • Bags larger than 8.5 “ x 11”
  • Banners or signs larger than 3′ x 2′ (Banners must be baseball-related and support teams and players, so long as they are in good taste. The Astros do not permit signs, posters or banners which are obscene, slanderous or in bad taste. No items are permitted to be affixed to signs and no signs may be affixed to the ballpark)
  • Food of any kind from outside of the stadium
  • Beverages & containers other than factory-sealed plastic water bottles 1 liter or less
  • Cameras with lenses larger than 8 inches
  • Clothing deemed obscene or indecent
  • Coolers of any kind
  • Costume masks
  • Fireworks
  • Folding chairs
  • Inflatables (i.e. beach balls, basketballs, balloons)
  • Illegal drugs
  • Laser pointers
  • Luggage
  • Noise makers (whistles, horns, bells, etc.)
  • Poles or sticks of any kind (i.e. flagpoles, broom handles, nets)
  • Skateboards, roller skates, roller shoes, bicycles, wagons for children
  • Tripods, bipods or monopods
  • Weapons – including but not limited to firearms, knives, mace
  • Any item deemed inappropriate or hazardous by ballpark security

DO BABIES NEED THEIR OWN TICKET?

Per stadium policy, children ages 3 and under who will be sitting on a parent’s lap do not require a paid ticket. If an individual seat is needed, then the full price is applicable.

WHAT TYPES OF MERCHANDISE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE?

The merchandise that will be available for purchase includes a variety of t-shirts, hoodies, hats, headbands, wristbands, pennants, and much more. Most merchandise contains JJ’s name or likeness, his #99 jersey number, or his “Dream Big Work Hard” slogan.

WILL THERE BE A SILENT AUCTION?

Yes! We will have a fantastic silent auction filled with autographed items, one-of-a-kind items and experiences. NEW this year… the silent auction will be online giving you the ability to bid from your phone anywhere in the stadium.

WHAT TYPES OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT FOR MERCHANDISE, RAFFLE TICKETS, AND SILENT AUCTION?

Cash and most major debit/credit cards are accepted for merchandise, silent auction purchases, and raffle tickets.

WILL CONCESSIONS BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE?

Yes, concession stands will be open throughout the game.

WILL THERE BE ANY OPPORTUNITIES TO MEET OR RECEIVE AUTOGRAPHS FROM ANY OF THE PLAYERS?

There will be several autographed items, as well as experience and meet and greet opportunities up for bid in the silent auction. Though no other formal opportunities are planned for the public, many of the players take time throughout the game to sign autographs, pose for pictures, and toss autographed balls and shirts into the crowd.

ARE FANS ALLOWED TO GO DOWN ON THE FIELD TO WATCH THE POST-GAME FIREWORKS?

No. For the safety of fans, players, stadium staff, and foundation volunteers, it is imperative that fans remain in their assigned seats not only during the game but also during the fireworks.

2017 SPONSORS

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR
Ford
EVENT SPONSORS
American Family Insurance NRG Academy RE/MAX
Assured Flow Solutions Discovery Group / PCH Merrill Lynch Whataburger
Allied Fire Protection Bush Literacy Foundation Halliburton Landry's
BTS Asthma Bustin4Autism
Ross & Carol Buckner
Carvana
Celia Lewis Dr. Heather Brown Orthodontics Holy Bears Rothchild Team
Koala Kare Manley Realty Mosaic Hair Transplant Miracle Method Surface Refinishing
Mizzen & Main Shipley Donuts Stadium Signatures Texan EMS
IN-KIND SPONSORS
Antones Any Occasion Aramark Art & Frame
Bose Capture Del Friscos DoubleTree
Duane Morris Fast Signs H-E-B Houston West COC
Jersey Mike's Killen's BBQ Lamont Brands LAZ Parking
Leonetti Graphics Louisville Slugger NX Media Original Print Shop
Papa John's Reebok
Round Rock Express
Riddell
Ritas Salata Salviace Photography Trademarks
Wilson
MEDIA SPONSORS
95.7 The Spot 100.3 The Bull Clear Channel CBS Radio Group
Culture Map Mega 101.1 Mix 96.5 SportsRadio 610
Ultra Magazine
Media and Sponsorship Information

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