Stars are coming to Columbus

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Fundraising is our Primary goal. All proceeds are given to HBCUs.

Celebrity Game

Old School Coach Vivica Fox vs. New School Coach That Girl Lay Lay

Slam Dunk Contest

Tag us on social media with your videos if you want to participate!

All-Star Game

HBCU All-Stars vs.
Ohio College All-Stars

Are you ready for Saturday? Know Before You Go!

Here’s what you need to know before heading to Nationwide Arena.

April 21 - 24, 2022

COLUMBUS, OH

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GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

THAT GIRL LAY LAY ALL STAR KIDS PARTY

Lay Lay is throwing a party just for kids with sing alongs, dancing, and live performance by Lay Lay.

  1. Enter offer passcode LayLay to unlock tickets for purchase.
  2. Select sections Club 12 and 13 to purchase your $25 Tickets!

GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

THAT GIRL LAY LAY ALL STAR KIDS PARTY

Lay Lay is throwing a party just for kids with sing alongs, dancing, and live performance by Lay Lay.

  1. Enter offer passcode LayLay to unlock tickets for purchase.
  2. Select sections Club 12 and 13 to purchase your $25 Tickets!
  • FRIDAY

  • FRIDAY

    Line Dance Spring Jam • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: The Forum | DIRECTIONS
    Unlock OFFER CODE=GOJMB for tickets to the game + this event. Join line dance legend Big Mucci for the first big line dance affair this year. Dancers from all over the country will be in the house. Hosted by Smooth B, The Columbus Ohio Line Dancers and C.O.L.D.

    No Cap Comedy Tour • 8:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Schottenstein Center | DIRECTIONS
    The all-stars of comedy are in the house. The biggest comedy show this year. Be there!

    Official Classic for Columbus Tip Off Party featuring the No Cap Comedy Tour Afterparty • 11:00 PM


    Official Classic for Columbus Tip Off Party featuring the No Cap Comedy Tour Afterparty. Come party all night long with all the celebrities and stars.

  • SATURDAY

  • SATURDAY

    Crane Group presents the 2022 MBK College, Career & Community Fair • 10:00 AM

    LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    REGISTER | In the market for a career position? Just out of college looking to land that first opportunity. Bring your employment search to the place where employers are looking for someone like you. Upload your resume and you may be interviewed when you arrive. And we’ll have colleges recruiting high school students and community-based organizations offering family enrichment services. Bring the entire family.

    Wealth Education Talk Back Presented By Fifth Third Bank • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

    LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Scotts Turf Lounge | DIRECTIONS
    REGISTER Weary of all the boring financial planning presentations? Get ready for an engaging wealth building panel discussion! This conversation will be anything but boring! Topics relevant to your circumstances. Meet our experts. Join the conversation. Real people talking about real solutions that you can easily adopt to improve your financial position. Don’t miss the Fifth Third Bank Wealth Education Talk Back.

    National Pan Hellenic Day Party • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Scotts Turf Lounge | DIRECTIONS
    National Panhellenic Council of Columbus fundraiser.

    Central State Alumni Day Party • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Pint & Puck Pub | DIRECTIONS
    Central State University Columbus Alumni Chapter fundraiser.

    HBO Documentary Women of Troy • 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    RSVP HERE to attend the exclusive screening of this epic HBO documentary chronicling the two-time NCAA Women’s Basketball National Champions from USC. Cheryl Miller from that team is widely regarded as the greatest women’s basketball player of all times. Cheryl and HBO documentary producer, Branson Wright will give a talk-back after the screening. Special seating for dads bringing their daughters. Game ticket is required to enter the arena.

    Women’s Empowerment Mixer • 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS

    Ladies, it’s time to celebrate you! We want to celebrate the college acceptance letters, the new jobs, the new business ventures, the graduations, and the leadership opportunities that black women have been experiencing in spite of the perils of COVID-19.

    You continue to shine and it’s time to mix it up! Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of hor d’oeuvres and music.

    RSVP ASAP as the capacity is very limited for this free networking event. Your attendance will come with free access to the All-Star Game.

    Columbus Fashion Council All-Star Fashion Experience • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    Staged in Nationwide Arena’s atrium, three top designer collections will be showcased in an innovative high-energy fashion show, produced by the Fashion Week Columbus team.

    All-Star Kids Party hosted by That Girl Lay Lay • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    Kids Lay Lay is throwing an All-Star Party just for you. Be a star for a day with Lay Lay. Enjoy sing-a-longs, fun and live performance by Lay Lay. Kids bring your parents to the College Basketball All-Star Game & Celebrity Extravaganza for a day of festivities for the entire family and the All-Star Kids Party hosted by Lay Lay.

    World’s Largest HBCU Line Dance Featuring Big Mucci • 3:30 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    Calling all HBCU, PWI, sorority and fraternity alums. Calling all entertainment enthusiasts and basketball fans. Everyone can join this line dance to spotlight our HBCUs. Free participation with your $60 basketball game ticket. Purchase your ticket from Central State University Columbus Alumni Chapter and $15 is donated to support deserving students at the university.

    Old School vs. New School Celebrity Game • 5:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    Seasoned and legit vs. young and lit. Who really has it goin’ on? Cheer on your favorite celebrities when the stars take the court to raise awareness for HBCUs. This one is sure to produce laughs and surprises.

    Ultimate Slam Dunk Challenge • 5:30 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    Woooo…did you see that?! You won’t believe your eyes. These dunks will bring you out of your seat. Amazing athletes compete in this highly anticipated slam dunk spectacle. And it’s free with your basketball game ticket

    College Basketball All-Star Game • 8:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    The best from HBCUs vs. the best from Ohio. Everyone is a winner when these talented college players perform in front of pro scouts and thousands of fans, competing for a shot at a pro basketball career. It doesn’t get any better than this!

    The Official HBCU Classic For Columbus Celebrity Afterparty • 10:00 PM


    Following the grand event at Nationwide Arena. All roads lead to The OFFICIAL HBCU CLASSIC FOR COLUMBUS CELEBRITY AFTERPARTY! Join the all-stars and celebrities for an unforgettable night in Columbus!

  • SUNDAY

  • SUNDAY

    Weekend Finale & Celebration | The REDO • 5:00 PM

    LOCATION: The Forum | DIRECTIONS
    Close Out the College All-Star Weekend with the BEST Party in the City! The FUN is back Sunday, April 24th at The Forum! The ReDO All Vinyl Day Party showcases five DJs spinning nothing but vinyl – no computers allowed! Each DJ plays for one hour starting at 5 PM. Come expecting to dance, sing, enjoy a cocktail and have FUN! $5 Jameson and $5 Long Island Iced Teas from 5 PM – 7 PM so get there early!

    Silver Souls 5K, 10K & 15K Walk/Run • 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Three Creeks Metro Park, 3860 Bixby Road, Groverport, OH 43125 | DIRECTIONS
    Join Silver Souls for a fun, stress-free, Walk/Run. This event will offer three different distances for runners/walkers of all abilities. You can choose the level of challenge by participating in a 5K (3.1 miles), 10K (6.2 miles) or a 15K (9.3 miles) race. The course is on the winding, paved trail at Three Creeks Metro Park, with the start/finish near the shelter house. Silver Souls encourages all of us to stay active as a part of living a healthy life. Going to the gym or taking a walk can often feel like an uphill battle. That’s why Silver Souls is here to help you redefine your relationship with exercise! They take a fun, stress-free, and personalized approach to supporting each of us through our fitness journey, no matter where we are starting. Come out and start your day with Silver Souls.

    Wine Down • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: ML Lounge, 39 E. Gay St. Columbus, OH 43215 | DIRECTIONS
    We cordially invite you to attend what will be the premier event of the spring season. A social gathering of business professionals looking to network and groove to a live band in this hot, fresh and new establishment. The ML Lounge will provide you the finest spirits and wine in an intimate setting. The event will be hosted by your premier Personal Injury attorney for the Classic for Columbus and ML Lounge owner, Michelle Martin, Esq. Each ticket purchased will include small plates and 3 glasses of wine. There will be additional spirits and wine available for purchase.

    Tour of Italy Sneakers Ball • 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: The Vault | DIRECTIONS
    This event is a two part Italian themed food competition, where 14 Contestants will compete to try to cook their way to $1400 dollars. The winner will be announced at the Red Carpet Black Tie and Sneakers event at the beautiful Vault located in downtown Columbus. We will have Comedian Host B-Hard, Alpha Phi Alpha’s own Dj Opzzy, and VIP will have early admittance and be seranted by Saxophonist David and Singer Latoya, with performances by the Black Pearlz and so much more. Each ticket comes with a 3 course meals catered by 5 Star Event Planning Event Company.

FRIDAY

Line Dance Spring Jam • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: The Forum | DIRECTIONS
Unlock OFFER CODE=GOJMB for tickets to the game + this event. Join line dance legend Big Mucci for the first big line dance affair this year. Dancers from all over the country will be in the house. Hosted by Smooth B, The Columbus Ohio Line Dancers and C.O.L.D.

No Cap Comedy Tour • 8:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Schottenstein Center | DIRECTIONS
The all-stars of comedy are in the house. The biggest comedy show this year. Be there!

Official Classic for Columbus Tip Off Party featuring the No Cap Comedy Tour Afterparty • 11:00 PM


Official Classic for Columbus Tip Off Party featuring the No Cap Comedy Tour Afterparty. Come party all night long with all the celebrities and stars.

SATURDAY

Crane Group presents the 2022 MBK College, Career & Community Fair • 10:00 AM

LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
REGISTER | In the market for a career position? Just out of college looking to land that first opportunity. Bring your employment search to the place where employers are looking for someone like you. Upload your resume and you may be interviewed when you arrive. And we’ll have colleges recruiting high school students and community-based organizations offering family enrichment services. Bring the entire family.

Wealth Education Talk Back Presented By Fifth Third Bank • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Scotts Turf Lounge | DIRECTIONS
REGISTER Weary of all the boring financial planning presentations? Get ready for an engaging wealth building panel discussion! This conversation will be anything but boring! Topics relevant to your circumstances. Meet our experts. Join the conversation. Real people talking about real solutions that you can easily adopt to improve your financial position. Don’t miss the Fifth Third Bank Wealth Education Talk Back.

National Pan Hellenic Day Party • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Scotts Turf Lounge | DIRECTIONS
National Panhellenic Council of Columbus fundraiser.

Central State Alumni Day Party • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Pint & Puck Pub | DIRECTIONS
Central State University Columbus Alumni Chapter fundraiser.

HBO Documentary Women of Troy • 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
RSVP HERE to attend the exclusive screening of this epic HBO documentary chronicling the two-time NCAA Women’s Basketball National Champions from USC. Cheryl Miller from that team is widely regarded as the greatest women’s basketball player of all times. Cheryl and HBO documentary producer, Branson Wright will give a talk-back after the screening. Special seating for dads bringing their daughters. Game ticket is required to enter the arena.

Women’s Empowerment Mixer • 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS

Ladies, it’s time to celebrate you! We want to celebrate the college acceptance letters, the new jobs, the new business ventures, the graduations, and the leadership opportunities that black women have been experiencing in spite of the perils of COVID-19.

You continue to shine and it’s time to mix it up! Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of hor d’oeuvres and music.

RSVP ASAP as the capacity is very limited for this free networking event. Your attendance will come with free access to the All-Star Game.

Columbus Fashion Council All-Star Fashion Experience • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
Staged in Nationwide Arena’s atrium, three top designer collections will be showcased in an innovative high-energy fashion show, produced by the Fashion Week Columbus team.

All-Star Kids Party hosted by That Girl Lay Lay • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
Kids Lay Lay is throwing an All-Star Party just for you. Be a star for a day with Lay Lay. Enjoy sing-a-longs, fun and live performance by Lay Lay. Kids bring your parents to the College Basketball All-Star Game & Celebrity Extravaganza for a day of festivities for the entire family and the All-Star Kids Party hosted by Lay Lay.

World’s Largest HBCU Line Dance Featuring Big Mucci • 3:30 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
Calling all HBCU, PWI, sorority and fraternity alums. Calling all entertainment enthusiasts and basketball fans. Everyone can join this line dance to spotlight our HBCUs. Free participation with your $60 basketball game ticket. Purchase your ticket from Central State University Columbus Alumni Chapter and $15 is donated to support deserving students at the university.

Old School vs. New School Celebrity Game • 5:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
Seasoned and legit vs. young and lit. Who really has it goin’ on? Cheer on your favorite celebrities when the stars take the court to raise awareness for HBCUs. This one is sure to produce laughs and surprises.

Ultimate Slam Dunk Challenge • 5:30 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
Woooo…did you see that?! You won’t believe your eyes. These dunks will bring you out of your seat. Amazing athletes compete in this highly anticipated slam dunk spectacle. And it’s free with your basketball game ticket

College Basketball All-Star Game • 8:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
The best from HBCUs vs. the best from Ohio. Everyone is a winner when these talented college players perform in front of pro scouts and thousands of fans, competing for a shot at a pro basketball career. It doesn’t get any better than this!

The Official HBCU Classic For Columbus Celebrity Afterparty • 10:00 PM


Following the grand event at Nationwide Arena. All roads lead to The OFFICIAL HBCU CLASSIC FOR COLUMBUS CELEBRITY AFTERPARTY! Join the all-stars and celebrities for an unforgettable night in Columbus!

SUNDAY

Weekend Finale & Celebration | The REDO • 5:00 PM

LOCATION: The Forum | DIRECTIONS
Close Out the College All-Star Weekend with the BEST Party in the City! The FUN is back Sunday, April 24th at The Forum! The ReDO All Vinyl Day Party showcases five DJs spinning nothing but vinyl – no computers allowed! Each DJ plays for one hour starting at 5 PM. Come expecting to dance, sing, enjoy a cocktail and have FUN! $5 Jameson and $5 Long Island Iced Teas from 5 PM – 7 PM so get there early!

Silver Souls 5K, 10K & 15K Walk/Run • 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Three Creeks Metro Park, 3860 Bixby Road, Groverport, OH 43125 | DIRECTIONS
Join Silver Souls for a fun, stress-free, Walk/Run. This event will offer three different distances for runners/walkers of all abilities. You can choose the level of challenge by participating in a 5K (3.1 miles), 10K (6.2 miles) or a 15K (9.3 miles) race. The course is on the winding, paved trail at Three Creeks Metro Park, with the start/finish near the shelter house. Silver Souls encourages all of us to stay active as a part of living a healthy life. Going to the gym or taking a walk can often feel like an uphill battle. That’s why Silver Souls is here to help you redefine your relationship with exercise! They take a fun, stress-free, and personalized approach to supporting each of us through our fitness journey, no matter where we are starting. Come out and start your day with Silver Souls.

Wine Down • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: ML Lounge, 39 E. Gay St. Columbus, OH 43215 | DIRECTIONS
We cordially invite you to attend what will be the premier event of the spring season. A social gathering of business professionals looking to network and groove to a live band in this hot, fresh and new establishment. The ML Lounge will provide you the finest spirits and wine in an intimate setting. The event will be hosted by your premier Personal Injury attorney for the Classic for Columbus and ML Lounge owner, Michelle Martin, Esq. Each ticket purchased will include small plates and 3 glasses of wine. There will be additional spirits and wine available for purchase.

Tour of Italy Sneakers Ball • 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: The Vault | DIRECTIONS
This event is a two part Italian themed food competition, where 14 Contestants will compete to try to cook their way to $1400 dollars. The winner will be announced at the Red Carpet Black Tie and Sneakers event at the beautiful Vault located in downtown Columbus. We will have Comedian Host B-Hard, Alpha Phi Alpha’s own Dj Opzzy, and VIP will have early admittance and be seranted by Saxophonist David and Singer Latoya, with performances by the Black Pearlz and so much more. Each ticket comes with a 3 course meals catered by 5 Star Event Planning Event Company.

  • FRIDAY

  • FRIDAY

    Line Dance Spring Jam • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: The Forum | DIRECTIONS
    Unlock OFFER CODE=GOJMB for tickets to the game + this event. Join line dance legend Big Mucci for the first big line dance affair this year. Dancers from all over the country will be in the house. Hosted by Smooth B, The Columbus Ohio Line Dancers and C.O.L.D.

    No Cap Comedy Tour • 8:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Schottenstein Center | DIRECTIONS
    The all-stars of comedy are in the house. The biggest comedy show this year. Be there!

    Official Classic for Columbus Tip Off Party featuring the No Cap Comedy Tour Afterparty • 11:00 PM


    Official Classic for Columbus Tip Off Party featuring the No Cap Comedy Tour Afterparty. Come party all night long with all the celebrities and stars.

  • SATURDAY

  • SATURDAY

    Crane Group presents the 2022 MBK College, Career & Community Fair • 10:00 AM

    LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    REGISTER | In the market for a career position? Just out of college looking to land that first opportunity. Bring your employment search to the place where employers are looking for someone like you. Upload your resume and you may be interviewed when you arrive. And we’ll have colleges recruiting high school students and community-based organizations offering family enrichment services. Bring the entire family.

    Wealth Education Talk Back Presented By Fifth Third Bank • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

    LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Scotts Turf Lounge | DIRECTIONS
    REGISTER Weary of all the boring financial planning presentations? Get ready for an engaging wealth building panel discussion! This conversation will be anything but boring! Topics relevant to your circumstances. Meet our experts. Join the conversation. Real people talking about real solutions that you can easily adopt to improve your financial position. Don’t miss the Fifth Third Bank Wealth Education Talk Back.

    National Pan Hellenic Day Party • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Scotts Turf Lounge | DIRECTIONS
    National Panhellenic Council of Columbus fundraiser.

    Central State Alumni Day Party • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Pint & Puck Pub | DIRECTIONS
    Central State University Columbus Alumni Chapter fundraiser.

    HBO Documentary Women of Troy • 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    RSVP HERE to attend the exclusive screening of this epic HBO documentary chronicling the two-time NCAA Women’s Basketball National Champions from USC. Cheryl Miller from that team is widely regarded as the greatest women’s basketball player of all times. Cheryl and HBO documentary producer, Branson Wright will give a talk-back after the screening. Special seating for dads bringing their daughters. Game ticket is required to enter the arena.

    Women’s Empowerment Mixer • 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS

    Ladies, it’s time to celebrate you! We want to celebrate the college acceptance letters, the new jobs, the new business ventures, the graduations, and the leadership opportunities that black women have been experiencing in spite of the perils of COVID-19.

    You continue to shine and it’s time to mix it up! Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of hor d’oeuvres and music.

    RSVP ASAP as the capacity is very limited for this free networking event. Your attendance will come with free access to the All-Star Game.

    Columbus Fashion Council All-Star Fashion Experience • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    Staged in Nationwide Arena’s atrium, three top designer collections will be showcased in an innovative high-energy fashion show, produced by the Fashion Week Columbus team.

    All-Star Kids Party hosted by That Girl Lay Lay • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    Kids Lay Lay is throwing an All-Star Party just for you. Be a star for a day with Lay Lay. Enjoy sing-a-longs, fun and live performance by Lay Lay. Kids bring your parents to the College Basketball All-Star Game & Celebrity Extravaganza for a day of festivities for the entire family and the All-Star Kids Party hosted by Lay Lay.

    World’s Largest HBCU Line Dance Featuring Big Mucci • 3:30 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    Calling all HBCU, PWI, sorority and fraternity alums. Calling all entertainment enthusiasts and basketball fans. Everyone can join this line dance to spotlight our HBCUs. Free participation with your $60 basketball game ticket. Purchase your ticket from Central State University Columbus Alumni Chapter and $15 is donated to support deserving students at the university.

    Old School vs. New School Celebrity Game • 5:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    Seasoned and legit vs. young and lit. Who really has it goin’ on? Cheer on your favorite celebrities when the stars take the court to raise awareness for HBCUs. This one is sure to produce laughs and surprises.

    Ultimate Slam Dunk Challenge • 5:30 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    Woooo…did you see that?! You won’t believe your eyes. These dunks will bring you out of your seat. Amazing athletes compete in this highly anticipated slam dunk spectacle. And it’s free with your basketball game ticket

    College Basketball All-Star Game • 8:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
    The best from HBCUs vs. the best from Ohio. Everyone is a winner when these talented college players perform in front of pro scouts and thousands of fans, competing for a shot at a pro basketball career. It doesn’t get any better than this!

    The Official HBCU Classic For Columbus Celebrity Afterparty • 10:00 PM


    Following the grand event at Nationwide Arena. All roads lead to The OFFICIAL HBCU CLASSIC FOR COLUMBUS CELEBRITY AFTERPARTY! Join the all-stars and celebrities for an unforgettable night in Columbus!

  • SUNDAY

  • SUNDAY

    Silver Souls 5K, 10K & 15K Walk/Run • 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: Three Creeks Metro Park, 3860 Bixby Road, Groverport, OH 43125 | DIRECTIONS
    Join Silver Souls for a fun, stress-free, Walk/Run. This event will offer three different distances for runners/walkers of all abilities. You can choose the level of challenge by participating in a 5K (3.1 miles), 10K (6.2 miles) or a 15K (9.3 miles) race. The course is on the winding, paved trail at Three Creeks Metro Park, with the start/finish near the shelter house. Silver Souls encourages all of us to stay active as a part of living a healthy life. Going to the gym or taking a walk can often feel like an uphill battle. That’s why Silver Souls is here to help you redefine your relationship with exercise! They take a fun, stress-free, and personalized approach to supporting each of us through our fitness journey, no matter where we are starting. Come out and start your day with Silver Souls.

    Wine Down • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: ML Lounge, 39 E. Gay St. Columbus, OH 43215 | DIRECTIONS
    We cordially invite you to attend what will be the premier event of the spring season. A social gathering of business professionals looking to network and groove to a live band in this hot, fresh and new establishment. The ML Lounge will provide you the finest spirits and wine in an intimate setting. The event will be hosted by your premier Personal Injury attorney for the Classic for Columbus and ML Lounge owner, Michelle Martin, Esq. Each ticket purchased will include small plates and 3 glasses of wine. There will be additional spirits and wine available for purchase.

    Tour of Italy Sneakers Ball • 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

    TICKETS | LOCATION: The Vault | DIRECTIONS
    This event is a two part Italian themed food competition, where 14 Contestants will compete to try to cook their way to $1400 dollars. The winner will be announced at the Red Carpet Black Tie and Sneakers event at the beautiful Vault located in downtown Columbus. We will have Comedian Host B-Hard, Alpha Phi Alpha’s own Dj Opzzy, and VIP will have early admittance and be seranted by Saxophonist David and Singer Latoya, with performances by the Black Pearlz and so much more. Each ticket comes with a 3 course meals catered by 5 Star Event Planning Event Company.

    Weekend Finale & Celebration | The REDO • 5:00 PM

    LOCATION: The Forum | DIRECTIONS
    Close Out the College All-Star Weekend with the BEST Party in the City! The FUN is back Sunday, April 24th at The Forum! The ReDO All Vinyl Day Party showcases five DJs spinning nothing but vinyl – no computers allowed! Each DJ plays for one hour starting at 5 PM. Come expecting to dance, sing, enjoy a cocktail and have FUN! $5 Jameson and $5 Long Island Iced Teas from 5 PM – 7 PM so get there early!

FRIDAY

Line Dance Spring Jam • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: The Forum | DIRECTIONS
Unlock OFFER CODE=GOJMB for tickets to the game + this event. Join line dance legend Big Mucci for the first big line dance affair this year. Dancers from all over the country will be in the house. Hosted by Smooth B, The Columbus Ohio Line Dancers and C.O.L.D.

No Cap Comedy Tour • 8:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Schottenstein Center | DIRECTIONS
The all-stars of comedy are in the house. The biggest comedy show this year. Be there!

Official Classic for Columbus Tip Off Party featuring the No Cap Comedy Tour Afterparty • 11:00 PM


Official Classic for Columbus Tip Off Party featuring the No Cap Comedy Tour Afterparty. Come party all night long with all the celebrities and stars.

SATURDAY

Crane Group presents the 2022 MBK College, Career & Community Fair • 10:00 AM

LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
REGISTER | In the market for a career position? Just out of college looking to land that first opportunity. Bring your employment search to the place where employers are looking for someone like you. Upload your resume and you may be interviewed when you arrive. And we’ll have colleges recruiting high school students and community-based organizations offering family enrichment services. Bring the entire family.

Wealth Education Talk Back Presented By Fifth Third Bank • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Scotts Turf Lounge | DIRECTIONS
REGISTER Weary of all the boring financial planning presentations? Get ready for an engaging wealth building panel discussion! This conversation will be anything but boring! Topics relevant to your circumstances. Meet our experts. Join the conversation. Real people talking about real solutions that you can easily adopt to improve your financial position. Don’t miss the Fifth Third Bank Wealth Education Talk Back.

National Pan Hellenic Day Party • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Scotts Turf Lounge | DIRECTIONS
National Panhellenic Council of Columbus fundraiser.

Central State Alumni Day Party • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

LOCATION: Nationwide Arena Pint & Puck Pub | DIRECTIONS
Central State University Columbus Alumni Chapter fundraiser.

HBO Documentary Women of Troy • 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
RSVP HERE to attend the exclusive screening of this epic HBO documentary chronicling the two-time NCAA Women’s Basketball National Champions from USC. Cheryl Miller from that team is widely regarded as the greatest women’s basketball player of all times. Cheryl and HBO documentary producer, Branson Wright will give a talk-back after the screening. Special seating for dads bringing their daughters. Game ticket is required to enter the arena.

Women’s Empowerment Mixer • 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS

Ladies, it’s time to celebrate you! We want to celebrate the college acceptance letters, the new jobs, the new business ventures, the graduations, and the leadership opportunities that black women have been experiencing in spite of the perils of COVID-19.

You continue to shine and it’s time to mix it up! Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of hor d’oeuvres and music.

RSVP ASAP as the capacity is very limited for this free networking event. Your attendance will come with free access to the All-Star Game.

Columbus Fashion Council All-Star Fashion Experience • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
Staged in Nationwide Arena’s atrium, three top designer collections will be showcased in an innovative high-energy fashion show, produced by the Fashion Week Columbus team.

All-Star Kids Party hosted by That Girl Lay Lay • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
Kids Lay Lay is throwing an All-Star Party just for you. Be a star for a day with Lay Lay. Enjoy sing-a-longs, fun and live performance by Lay Lay. Kids bring your parents to the College Basketball All-Star Game & Celebrity Extravaganza for a day of festivities for the entire family and the All-Star Kids Party hosted by Lay Lay.

World’s Largest HBCU Line Dance Featuring Big Mucci • 3:30 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
Calling all HBCU, PWI, sorority and fraternity alums. Calling all entertainment enthusiasts and basketball fans. Everyone can join this line dance to spotlight our HBCUs. Free participation with your $60 basketball game ticket. Purchase your ticket from Central State University Columbus Alumni Chapter and $15 is donated to support deserving students at the university.

Old School vs. New School Celebrity Game • 5:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
Seasoned and legit vs. young and lit. Who really has it goin’ on? Cheer on your favorite celebrities when the stars take the court to raise awareness for HBCUs. This one is sure to produce laughs and surprises.

Ultimate Slam Dunk Challenge • 5:30 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
Woooo…did you see that?! You won’t believe your eyes. These dunks will bring you out of your seat. Amazing athletes compete in this highly anticipated slam dunk spectacle. And it’s free with your basketball game ticket

College Basketball All-Star Game • 8:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Nationwide Arena | DIRECTIONS
The best from HBCUs vs. the best from Ohio. Everyone is a winner when these talented college players perform in front of pro scouts and thousands of fans, competing for a shot at a pro basketball career. It doesn’t get any better than this!

The Official HBCU Classic For Columbus Celebrity Afterparty • 10:00 PM


Following the grand event at Nationwide Arena. All roads lead to The OFFICIAL HBCU CLASSIC FOR COLUMBUS CELEBRITY AFTERPARTY! Join the all-stars and celebrities for an unforgettable night in Columbus!

SUNDAY

Silver Souls 5K, 10K & 15K Walk/Run • 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

TICKETS | LOCATION: Three Creeks Metro Park, 3860 Bixby Road, Groverport, OH 43125 | DIRECTIONS
Join Silver Souls for a fun, stress-free, Walk/Run. This event will offer three different distances for runners/walkers of all abilities. You can choose the level of challenge by participating in a 5K (3.1 miles), 10K (6.2 miles) or a 15K (9.3 miles) race. The course is on the winding, paved trail at Three Creeks Metro Park, with the start/finish near the shelter house. Silver Souls encourages all of us to stay active as a part of living a healthy life. Going to the gym or taking a walk can often feel like an uphill battle. That’s why Silver Souls is here to help you redefine your relationship with exercise! They take a fun, stress-free, and personalized approach to supporting each of us through our fitness journey, no matter where we are starting. Come out and start your day with Silver Souls.

Wine Down • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: ML Lounge, 39 E. Gay St. Columbus, OH 43215 | DIRECTIONS
We cordially invite you to attend what will be the premier event of the spring season. A social gathering of business professionals looking to network and groove to a live band in this hot, fresh and new establishment. The ML Lounge will provide you the finest spirits and wine in an intimate setting. The event will be hosted by your premier Personal Injury attorney for the Classic for Columbus and ML Lounge owner, Michelle Martin, Esq. Each ticket purchased will include small plates and 3 glasses of wine. There will be additional spirits and wine available for purchase.

Tour of Italy Sneakers Ball • 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

TICKETS | LOCATION: The Vault | DIRECTIONS
This event is a two part Italian themed food competition, where 14 Contestants will compete to try to cook their way to $1400 dollars. The winner will be announced at the Red Carpet Black Tie and Sneakers event at the beautiful Vault located in downtown Columbus. We will have Comedian Host B-Hard, Alpha Phi Alpha’s own Dj Opzzy, and VIP will have early admittance and be seranted by Saxophonist David and Singer Latoya, with performances by the Black Pearlz and so much more. Each ticket comes with a 3 course meals catered by 5 Star Event Planning Event Company.

Weekend Finale & Celebration | The REDO • 5:00 PM

LOCATION: The Forum | DIRECTIONS
Close Out the College All-Star Weekend with the BEST Party in the City! The FUN is back Sunday, April 24th at The Forum! The ReDO All Vinyl Day Party showcases five DJs spinning nothing but vinyl – no computers allowed! Each DJ plays for one hour starting at 5 PM. Come expecting to dance, sing, enjoy a cocktail and have FUN! $5 Jameson and $5 Long Island Iced Teas from 5 PM – 7 PM so get there early!

presents the

2022 MBK College, Career & Community Fair

in partnership with Columbus City Schools and Franklin County Commissioners

Come for the Fair. Stay for the All-Star Game!

presents the

2022 MBK College, Career & Community Fair

in partnership with Columbus City Schools and Franklin County Commissioners

Come for the Fair. Stay for the
All-Star Game!

The Excitement & Energy of an HBCU Classic held inside at a Plush Arena

Dating back to 2004, the College Basketball All-Star Game & Celebrity Extravaganza is the first played in an NBA arena showcasing student-athletes from HBCUs.

Celebrity Appearances

CLARK KELLOGG

YO-YO

JOE TORRY

OMAROSA

ROMEO

SHAUN ROSS

Celebrity Basketball Game

“New School can’t handle this assignment.”

Vivica Fox
Old School Team Coach

“New School is bringing the heat.”

That Girl Lay Lay
New School Team Coach

MOVIE SCREENING

Women of Troy with Cheryl Miller

Sat April 23 @ 11:00 AM

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