Kellie Pickler And Thomas Rhett Named As Team Captains For 'The Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Checkers Challenge'
February 2, 2015 at 12:50 PM (PT)
CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE and the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) have paired up for "THE CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE COUNTRY CHECKERS CHALLENGE."
On SATURDAY, APRIL 18th team captains KELLIE PICKLER and THOMAS RHETT will direct their opposing teams to battle it out on CRACKER BARREL’s giant checkerboard. The fun takes place onsite at the "2015 ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE FESTIVAL: 50 YEARS OF MUSIC AND MEMORIES" (NET NEWS 04/07/14) at GLOBE LIFE PARK in ARLINGTON, TX.
Through a $35,000 donation from CRACKER BARREL, ACM LIFTING LIVES will donate $25,000 to the winning team’s charity and $10,000 to the losing team’s charity. PICKLER has selected the USO and RHETT has selected DAV as the benefiting charities. SIRIUSXM “THE HIGHWAY” Satellite Radio personality STORME WARREN will serve as host for the event.
Beginning TODAY (2/2), fans can enter the sweepstakes at www.CrackerBarrel.com. The game will continue until MONDAY, MARCH 23rd when six grand prize winners will be crowned. The six winners will each win a trip for two to the ACM AWARDS at AT&T STADIUM in ARLINGTON, TX and a spot on the checkerboard. Additional Country artist participants will be revealed in the coming weeks.