The summer of Fred continues next weekend.

The third annual FVV Fan Fest kicks off Friday, July 12 at the Sports Factory.

The event kicks off at 5 PM with the interactive community experience.

The evening’s festivities will include shooting stations, three-point and dunk contests, bouncy houses, live T-shirt screenings, and more.

The fun continues on Saturday and Sunday when Fred's basketball camp kicks off. The camp is geared towards players K-12. Camp attendees will take part in lessons and drills led by Fred and his staff.

It's another great event this summer celebrating Rockford's newest favorite son.

Details for the events are:

2019 FVV Fan Fest

  • When: Friday, July 12
  • Time: 5 p.m. – 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 Chrysler 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


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