Best of Capital Region Preps Awards Banquet
June 27 at 7:00 pm
Join The State Journal-Register as we celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the 2016-2017 All-Star high school student athletes at the inaugural Best of Capital Region Preps Awards. The Best of Capital Region Preps awards banquet is the State Journal-Register's way of saying thank you to the thousands of outstanding high school athletes, coaches, and fans who allow us to share their stories, performances and passions. Sponsored by Hy-Vee, Illinois National Bank, Illinois Pork Producers Association and Memorial Health System, the event honors the top performers from 12 Counties in 20 sports. Awards will be presented to the Outstanding Player of the Year in each sport, as well as Male Athlete of the Year, Female Athlete of the Year, and Coach of the Year. Best of Capital Region Preps athletes are invited to attend for free and the event is open to family, friends and the general public.
We are proud to welcome Chicago Bears legend and fan favorite, Brian Urlacher as our featured special guest. Brian will be live in Springfield for a question and answer session about lessons he's learned and memories he's made during his career.
Doors open at 6:00pm. Event starts at 6:30pm. General admission tickets may be purchased for $50. General admission ticket includes dinner, awards ceremony, and presentation by Brian Urlacher. General admission seating is first come, first served in proximity to speaker.
Best of Capital Region Preps is presented by The State Journal-Register and sponsored by Hy-Vee, Illinois National Bank, Illinois Pork Producers Association and Memorial Health System.