March 22, 2023
Jersey Mike’s Subs to reward 10 finalists with cash prizes – one grand prize winner will receive a visit from the Harlem Globetrotters
(ATLANTA, GA – March 16, 2023) – Jersey Mike’s Subs today announced they have partnered with the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters to launch a nationwide creativity competition for elementary schools across the United States. Known as the “Court of Creativity presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs,” the contest will award $1,000 to 10 finalists, and one grand prize winner will receive a visit from the Harlem Globetrotters before the end of the 2022-23 school year.
School administrators, teachers, PTA representatives, and parents are encouraged to submit a video or photos of their students showcasing their creativity related to the Harlem Globetrotters or the sport of basketball. Options could include a piece of Harlem Globetrotter-inspired art, a musical number, a trick shots video, or incorporating basketball into their favorite subject. To find more information and official rules or submit your entry, visit https://www.courtofcreativity.com/.
The competition is underway, and entries will be accepted through April 16th, 2023.
“Anytime you interact with the Harlem Globetrotters, you think about what it would be like to spin the ball on your finger, soar through the air for a dunk, shoot from half-court, or make people smile through the sport of basketball,” said Rich Hope, Chief Marketing Officer of Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems, Inc. “The Court of Creativity is a school’s opportunity to showcase and inspire others. The ball’s in your court to create through art, music, sports, cooking, or more.”
“Creativity is an important part of what we do as the Harlem Globetrotters, and we’re excited to provide a platform to foster creative expression in kids with the help of our friends at Jersey Mike’s,” said Keith Dawkins, President of Harlem Globetrotters and Herschend Entertainment Studios “Basketball is a form of creative, and intellectual, expression and this partnership helps us make a deeper impact with kids who are our next generation of leaders.”
The contest is open to public, private, or vocational schools with grades Kindergarten through 5th and located in the United States. Submissions can be made by the school administration or the parent or legal guardian of a child that is currently enrolled in an elementary school.
When submitting an entry, social posts must feature the hashtag #CourtofCreativityContest, followed by completing the online form at https://www.courtofcreativity.com/enter/.
ABOUT JERSEY MIKE’S SUBS
Jersey Mike’s Subs, with nearly 2,500 locations nationwide, serves authentic fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs on in-store freshly baked bread — the same recipe it started with in 1956. Passion for giving in Jersey Mike’s local communities is reflected in its mission statement “Giving…making a difference in someone’s life.” For more information, please visit jerseymikes.com or follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/jerseymikes), Instagram (instagram.com/jerseymikes), and Twitter (twitter.com/jerseymikes.com).
ABOUT THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS
The World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters are THE originators of basketball style, captured by dynamic athletes with unmatched skills and influencers of today’s game. The team has showcased their iconic brand of basketball in over 124 countries and territories across six continents since 1926. Proud inductees into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, their mission continues to advance the game of basketball and deliver exciting and interactive entertainment to the world. If you have ever seen a jump shot, slam dunk or a half-court hook shot, you have witnessed the creative moves made famous by the Globetrotters.The Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S.
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