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Craig Campbell to hold 5th Annual Celebrity Cornhole Challenge

The star will also host the 3rd Annual One Million Strong benefit.

Craig Campbell
Credit: Jason Myers

Craig Campbell will host the the Annual Craig Campbell Celebrity Cornhole Challenge and third One Million Strong benefit in Nashville, TN.

Taking place on 6th June 2017, the afternoon-to-evening event will raise funds for the non-profit Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) which works to increase awareness, education and research for colorectal cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among adults.

The 2016 fundraiser raised over $35,000 and this year’s event will take place at City Winery. The cornhole challenge will face off at 2.30pm followed by the benefit dinner at 6pm.

Campbell is a national spokesperson for Fight CRC and he started his campaign 5 years ago because he wanted to help bring awareness to the disease after losing his father at the age of 36; Campbell was only 11 at the time.

“I can’t believe this is our fifth year having the cornhole tournament! I’m so proud that we can still do this event, raising money and awareness to fight colorectal cancer,” shared Campbell. “I always get excited knowing we are gonna have a great time throwing bags all while doing what we can to erase this terrible disease.”

The Celebrity Cornhole Challenge pairs artists against fans that have bid online for the opportunity to play. Celebrities including Dee Jay Silver, Trent Harmon, Nascar driver Scott Lagasse, Jr., Jackie Lee, Love and Theft, Jerrod Niemann, Parmalee, Michael Ray and Thompson Square.

Immediately following the event, Campbell will host the One Million Strong benefit. The evening will feature a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions and an intimate concert with Campbell, Rivers Rutherford and more special guests to be announced.

Nashville leaders, Mayor Megan Barry and Chief Medical Officer of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Andrea Willis will offer remarks and colorectal cancer survivors will share their stories of hope and inspiration. Larry Nall, Senior Vice President of Provider Network Management, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, will be recognized for his leadership around colorectal cancer awareness and advocacy.

All proceeds for both events benefit Fight CRC. For more about the competition and for VIP Access head over to https://fightcolorectalcancer.org/events/craig-campbells-5th-annual-celebrity-cornhole-challenge/. For tickets to the One Million Strong Benefit go to https://fightcolorectalcancer.org/events/3rd-annual-one-million-strong-benefit/.

Campebell is currently performing select shows nationwide and will join Luke Bryan’s Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day Tour on 8th August 2017. He is also in the studio working on his Red Bow Records debut album, which will feature his single Outskirts of Heaven.

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