Best of Central Illinois Preps Award Banquet

Thursday, June 28th, 2018at 6:00pm
Located in the peoria civic center ballroom

Join the Peoria Journal Star to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the 2017-2018 high school student athletes at the second annual Best of Central Illinois Preps awards banquet. The Best of Central Illinois Preps banquet is the Journal Star's way of saying thank you to the thousands of outstanding high school athletes, coaches, and fans who allow us to share their stories and passions. Sponsored by Citizens Equity First Credit Union (CEFCU) and Mike Murphy Ford, the banquet honors all the Best of Central Illinois Preps honorees in each sport and recognizes the overall players of the year, including male and female athlete of the year. Best of Central Illinois Preps athletes are invited to attend for free and the event is open to family, friends and the general public.

We are proud to welcome Chicago Bears Quarterback, Mitch Trubisky, as our featured special guest. Mitch will be live in Peoria for a question and answer session about lessons he's learned and memories he's made during his career.

Doors open at 6:00pm. Event starts at 6:30pm. General admission tickets may be purchased for $50 at http://www.gatehouselive.com/expos/sports/peoria.  General admission ticket includes dinner, awards ceremony, and presentation by guest speaker. General admission seating is first come, first served in proximity to speaker. Best of Central Illinois Preps athletes will receive an invitation with instructions for claiming your free ticket. 

Deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, June 15th unless event sells out prior to the deadline. If you have questions, please contact at 309.686.3182 or kmcmanis@pjstar.com.

Best of Central Illinois Preps is presented by the Journal Star in partnership with Citizens Equity First Credit Union (CEFCU) and Mike Murphy Ford. Thank you sponsors for allowing us to bring this event to our community.