Fred VanVleet Fan Fest and summer camp in Rockford are set


ROCKFORD, ILLINOS — The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) has officially announced the return of the 2019 FVV Fan Fest.

It’ll be held on Friday, July 12 in downtown Rockford at the UW Health Sports Factory. The FVV Fan Fest is the official opening community celebration for the 2019 FVV Summer Camp, which will be produced by VanVleet on July 13-14 at UWHSF.

The third annual FVV Fan Fest, presented by Anderson Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, kicks off the weekend from 5-9 p.m. Friday, July 12. All ages are welcome and encouraged to take part in an interactive community experience. The evening’s festivities will include shooting stations, three point and dunk contests, bouncy houses, live T-shirt screenings, and more—all to celebrate VanVleet’s success on and off the court and the positive impact of RACVB’s sports tourism efforts!

Admission to the FVV Fan Fest is $5 and tickets can be purchased at the door or at All net proceeds from the 2019 FVV Fan Fest benefit the RACVB Charitable Foundation (501(c)(3)).

The 2019 FVV Summer Camp, produced by VanVleet, is set for 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday – Sunday, July 13 – 14, and is designed for boys and girls ages K-12. Attendees will learn skills and compete in contests led by VanVleet and his staff.

Registration to the 2019 FVV Summer Camp is $100 and includes both days. All registered camp attendees will receive free admission to FVV Fan Fest, lunch and a Camp T-shirt. To register online for the FVV Summer Camp OR to participate in the Sponsor a Camper program, visit or or checks for Camp registration made payable to Fred VanVleet can be dropped off at the RACVB Office, 102 North Main Street, Rockford, IL 61101.

2019 FVV Fan Fest
• When: Friday, July 12
• Time: 5 – 9 p.m.
• Where: UW Health Sports Factory
• Who: Open to the public – All ages event (Children 14 & under must be accompanied by an adult)
• Presenting Sponsor: Anderson Dodge Chysler Jeep Ram
• 3-Point/Dunk Contest Sponsor: Rockford Bank & Trust
• Half-Court Sponsors: Papa Johns, Pepsi-Cola of Rockford, Rockford IceHogs Charitable Foundation, Rock Valley College, SwedishAmerican – A Division of UW Health
• Courtside Sponsors: Embassy Suites Rockford, NAACP, Project First Rate, PS Brewing Company
• In-Kind: Rockford Park District, YMCA of Rock River Valley, RPS 205/Auburn Knights, Luxe Productions, WREX-TV, Food 4 Fuel, ProSkillz Gaming, Recognition Pros, Inc.
• Admission: $5 per person (FVV Summer Camp attendees receive free admission) Purchase tickets at the door or in advance online at

2019 FVV Summer Camp
• When: Saturday – Sunday, July 13 – 14
• Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
• Where: UW Health Sports Factory
• Who: Boys and Girls, Grades K-12
• Camp Registration Fee: $100 which includes both days and lunch
• Register for the Camp online at OR
• Register for the Camp in person at the FVV Fan Fest (July 12), OR checks made payable to Fred VanVleet can be dropped off at the RACVB Office, 102 North Main Street, Rockford, IL 61101.

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