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Shriners Children's Sporting Events

Shriners Children’s is a beneficiary of a number of national sporting events throughout the year. These signature events generate attention to the mission of Shriners Children’s and Shriners International, and offer opportunities for our local and national Patient Ambassadors to share their stories.

From the world’s oldest college all-star game to world-class PGA TOUR golf, and collegiate baseball and basketball events, these family-friendly activities connect players and fans to our patients and mission.

Sponsorship Requests

Shriners Children’s relies on sporting events and sports related initiatives to generate awareness and raise money to help support our healthcare system. At this time, we are not accepting unsolicited sports sponsorship proposals or requests for advertising at sporting events. If you are interested in naming Shriners Children’s the charitable beneficiary of a sporting event or campaign, please contact us today to learn more.

East-West Shrine Bowl

Since 1925, the East-West Shrine Bowl has benefited Shriners Children’s and its mission while showcasing the next generation of NFL legends. More than 125 of the nation’s finest college football seniors will showcase their skills in front of NFL and other professional league scouts for their opportunity to play at the next level. Past greats to play in the game include Tom Brady, Walter Payton, Lawrence Taylor, John Elway, Gale Sayers and Jimmy Garoppolo.

Shriners Children's College Showdown

TThe Shriners Children's College Showdown is an annual three-day, six-program baseball tournament held in Arlington Texas, hosted by REV Entertainement and the Texas Rangers.

Shriners Children’s Open

Enjoy PGA TOUR golf at its finest, in Las Vegas! Many of the world’s top golfers compete and earn FedExCup points in the Shriners Children’s Open, a professional, charitable tournament, benefiting its namesake. The tournament is the third event of the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup season.

Shriners Children's Charleston Classic

The Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic is an early-season Division 1 college basketball tournament played each November at TD Arena in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. The tournament features a bracket format with 12 games over three days. Each team competes in one game per day regardless of results.

NASCAR / Motorsports

Shriners Children’s is proud to participate in multiple professional racing initiatives throughout the year. The Shriners Children’s 200 at Darlington Raceway and Watkins Glen International are both nationally televised NASCAR Xfinity Series races that help raise the profile of our healthcare system. NASCAR Cup Series driver Ty Gibbs of Joe Gibbs Racing also race in support of Shriners Children’s. To learn more, visit

We Understand the Unique Medical Needs of Children

We provide vital, pioneering treatment from birth to age 18. Here, children have the opportunity to be evaluated and treated by doctors recognized as the best by their peers.