Winners of GameChanger Tailgate’s Jerry West Basketball Challenges Will Receive Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Cards




May 31, 2022


Contact: Madolyn Kloster

Company: The Bridge Sports Complex



Winners of GameChanger Tailgate’s Jerry West Basketball Challenges Will Receive Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Cards

The Bridge Sports Complex will award $50 gift cards to the top ten scorers in the Jerry West Youth Basketball League challenges on Friday, June 3rd.

[Bridgeport, WV] May 26, 2022 – Basketball fans get ready: the GameChanger Tailgate Extravaganza will host Jerry West Youth Basketball League challenges for which the top ten highest scorers will earn $50 gift cards to Dick’s Sporting Goods. Both challenges will begin at 5:00 PM and continue throughout the event. Jerry West Youth Basketball League’s mission is to provide a safe, fun, and wholesome combination of recreation and competition basketball to boys and girls grades2nd-12th through practices, regular season games, and end of season tournaments.

The first challenge is a modified 3-point contest in which players will shoot from three spots, aiming to make as many consecutive shots as possible while rotating through different areas on the court. The top five shooters will receive $50 Dick’s Sporting Goods gift cards.

A half-court shot contest with youth modifications will also take place at the Tailgate. The first five participants to make the half-court shot will receive a $50 gift card. Children 12 and under will shoot on a modified half-court.

The contests are the latest addition to the Tailgate’s lineup of activities. Registration for the cornhole tournament, which requires pre-registration online, closes Wednesday, June . The event will begin at 5:00 PM and conclude with fireworks around 9:15 PM. In addition to random giveaways from local businesses, attendees of the event will also have the opportunity to “meet & greet” WV football players, receive free food, and participate in fun games and tournaments. Former NFL player Ryan Leaf will attend as keynote speaker.

About GameChanger: The mission of GameChanger is to educate the community about pursuing healthy, drug-free lifestyles. The Bridge will assist in this mission by providing the community’s youth an outlet for recreation that will allow them to rise above the influence of drugs. West Virginia currently leads the nation in opioid deaths, with 42 out of 100,000residents dying annually from drug overdoses, 82% of which involve opioids. The Bridge is excited to assist in breaking the cycle of addiction and preventing young people from turning to illicit substances.

About The Bridge Sports Complex: The Bridge, located in Bridgeport, WV, is the newest destination for all things sports, recreation, and wellness. Sitting on 126 acres in North Central West Virginia, The Bridge includes an outdoor turf field, baseball diamonds, multipurpose fields, walking path, and the Citynet Center, an indoor facility with 156,000 square feet of courts, turf, aquatics, fitness, and more. To learn more, visit