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Grizzlies set to hit the road with 2013 Regional Caravan Tour

Quincy Pondexter
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MEMPHIS, September 5, 2013–The Grizzlies are set to hit the road with their 2013 Regional Caravan tour beginning Monday, Sept. 9 and continuing throughout the month of September with five scheduled stops. The caravan will travel throughout the Mid-South region, including Nashville (TN), St. Louis (MO), Jackson (MS), Jackson (TN) and Little Rock (AR) during the month at local attractions and events to get Grizz Nation excited about the upcoming season.

Grizzlies’ guard Quincy Pondexter, team mascot Grizz, members of the Grizz Girls and the Claw Crew will all participate in the regional caravan and invite Grizzlies’ fans of all ages to join them as they near the tip-off of the 2013-14 season. Fans attending these events will have the chance to get autographs, photo opportunities and participate in contests and games with the team’s personalities.

In addition, the Grizzlies have partnered with the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau to offer fans at each regional stop some amazing prizes. Fans will have the opportunity to win a “Weekend to Memphis Getaway Package” for two at each of these caravan stops by signing up for Grizzlies E-News. The package includes a two night hotel stay, tickets to a Grizzlies game, Grizzlies swag, $50 gift certificate to a downtown restaurant, a round of golf at Justin Timberlake’s Mirimichi, tickets to Graceland, the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Sun Studio and to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. The package will also include Beale Street wristbands.

Regional Caravan dates and locations:


Date City Location Time
9/9 Nashville, TN Neighbors of Sylvan Park (4425 Murphy Rd., Nashville 37209) 12-3pm
    Tennessee State Fair (500 Wedgewood Ave., Nashville 37203) 3-6pm
9/12 St. Louis, MO The Outfield at Mike Shannon's (620 Market St., St. Louis 63101) 3-6pm
9/19 Jackson, MS City Gear at Northpark Mall (1200 E. County Line Rd., Ridgeland 39157) 11am-Noon
    C Spire at Northpark Mall (1200 E. County Line Rd., Ridgeland 39157) 1-3pm
    Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum (1152 Lakeland Dr., Jackson 39216) 5-7pm
9/26 Jackson, TN City Gear at Old Hickory Mall (2021 N. Highland Ave., Jackson 38305) 11am-Noon
    Ashley Furniture HomeStore, 1096 Vann Dr. Jackson, TN 38305 1-2pm
9/26 LIFT Wellness Center (101 Jackson Walk Plz, Jackson 38301) 4-6pm
9/27 Little Rock, AR Big Dam Bridge 100 Expo at Statehouse Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4 (101 E. Markhah St.) 3-7pm


Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase 2013-14 Season Tickets, or 11- and 20-Game Packs can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to  Season Tickets start at $11 per game.  20-game packs start at $14 per game and 11-game packs start as low as $12 per game. For more information on the Grizzlies, please visit, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter (@memgrizz).