SportsFest details announced, Big Red Machine signing guests among others 2

Sports Fest
Chicago SportsFest

We will be at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schamburg, IL again this year with the nation’s leading sportscard & memorabilia manufacturers and dealers.

As more autograph and VIP information becomes available, you will be the first to know. Please keep checking back, because autograph guests can be added and/or changed at any time.

HOURS
Friday, June 6, 2008 – 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday, June 7, 2008 – 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, June 8, 2008 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Autograph Guests Presented by Mounted Memories and Schwartz Sports:
Friday, June 6:

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Ron Kittle 6-8pm, 1983 AL ROY, $15.00 Any Item
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Bill Madlock 5-8pm, 4x NL Batting Champ, $15.00 Any Item
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Bert ” Campy” Campaneris 5-8pm, $15.00 Any Item
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Lee Smith 6-8pm, 7x All Star, $15.00 Any Item

Saturday, June 7:

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Chicago White Sox Superstars
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Paul Konerko 11-1pm, $79.00 any Item, $35.00 Inscription
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Nick Swisher 11-1pm, $29.00 Flats/Balls, $49.00 Bats/Jerseys
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Jermaine Dye 11-1pm, $79.00 Any Item, $35.00 Inscription

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John Havlicek 1-2:30pm, Boston Celtics HOF’er
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$89.00 8x10s, $109.00 16x20s & Minis, $169.00 Basketballs Inscriptions $25.00
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Mr. Havlicek will NOT sign jerseys

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Jo Jo White 12-1:30pm, Boston Celtics 1976 Finals MVP, $15.00 Any Item
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Bill Madlock 1-4pm, 4x NL Batting Champ, $15.00 Any Item
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Al “Scoop” Oliver 1-2:30pm, 1971 WS Champ, $15.00 Any Item
* Ron Kittle 12:30-2pm, 1983 AL ROY, $15.00 Any Item
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Buddy Ryan, “DA Bear,” $39.00 any Item
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Lamar Hoyt 1-2:30pm, 1983 AL CY Young, $15.00 Any Item

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BIG RED MACHINE
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Joe Morgan 1-2:30pm, $49.00 Flats/Balls $159 Bats/Jerseys
+ HOF Inscription free, $25.00 Additional Inscriptions
+ Please note Mr. Morgan will only be signing on Saturday. The rest of the Big Red Machine will be signing on Sunday

Sunday, June 8:

* BIG RED MACHINE
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Pete Rose 12-1:30pm, $69.00 Flats/Balls, $99.00 Bats/Jerseys
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Tony Perez 12:30-2pm, $79.00 Flats (up to 11×14)/Balls, $69.00 16×20,
+ $99.00 Bats/Jerseys, $20.00 Inscriptions
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Johnny Bench 1-2:30pm, $79.00 Flats/Balls, $149.00 Bats/Jerseys
+ HOF Inscriptin free, $25.00 Additional Inscriptions

* Billy Sims 12-2pm, 1978 Heisman Winner, $15.00 Any Item
* Chuck Foreman 12:30-2pm, 1973 NFL Offensive ROY, $15.00 Any Item
* Jim Langer 12-1:30pm, Dolphins HOF’er, $15.00 Any Item
* Craig Morton 1-3:30pm, Denver Bronco/Dallas Cowboy, $15.00 Any Item
* Al Hrabosky 1-3:30pm, “The Mad Hungarian” , $15.00 Any Item
* Joe “Pepi” Pepitone 1-3:30pm, 3x Gold Glove Award Winner, $15.00 Any Item
* Randy Gradishar 11:30-1pm, 7x Pro Bowl, $15.00 Any Item

MORE NAMES TO BE ANNOUNCED
PLEASE CHECK BACK REGULARLY
***Athletes dates, time and prices subject to change***
***Promoter not responsible for Athlete Cancelations***
To Purchase Tickets, please call 954-742-8544
M-F 9-5pm Eastern

Hotel and Location Information:

The Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center will again host SportsFest.

When making your reservation, please mention SportsFest to obtain the special $119 rate. The cut-off date for this special rate is May 14, 2008.

The Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center
1551 Thoreau Dr
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Call 800-468-3571
Rate: $119 Single/Double
Cut off Date 5/14/08

Chicago SportsFest 2008 Booth Holders:

Company Name Booth Number
AB Sportscards 418
Al’s Sports Cards 713
American Memorabilia 611
Auction Report 723
Augusta Baseball Cards 623
B & B Sportscards 543
B & E Collectibles 406
B & K Cards 717
Badger’s Sportscards 810
Ballmart Sports 523
Baseball Card Shoppe 711
Beckett Media 300
Best Authentics 823
Big John & Little Debby’s 707
Bill Henderson Cards 904
Bill Rosenthal All Sports 606
Bluegreen Resorts 613
Bradley Collectibles 1110
Budnick, Ed 329
California Card Shark 616
Cards One 535
CardsAMillion 230
Chappell Cards, Inc. 618
CKDS Cards 911
Clean Sweep Auctions 507
Collectors Universe 120
Creative Sports Enterprises 1023
CRESCENT COLLECTIBLES 1016
Dan’s Sports Cards 217
Dave & Adam’s Card World 311
Dave’s Custom Woodwork 1130
Dave’s Dugout 719
Davis, William 424
Deals By George 1128
Dick Gordon Sports 811
Double A Sports 319
Double Lucky Enterprises Inc. 742
Elite Sportscards & Comics 705
ESE Supplies 1134
F+W Publications 700
Gameuseduniverse.com 506
Gemini Sports Cards 729
Gizmo’s Sportscards 607
Goodwin & Co. 505
GRAZIANO, DENNY 134
Great Catch 407
Great Sports Memories & Collectibles 1142
Hartland LLC 1112
Heritage Sports Collectibles 205
Hollywood Collectibles, Inc 511
Huggins & Scott Auctions 417
Jack’s Cards 629
JSA Authentication 519
Kevin Savage Cards 305
Kurt Tourdot Enterprises 712
Lambeau Legends 323
Lanom Vintage Baseball Collectibles 422
Legacy Sports Rarities 510
Lin Terry Trading Corporation 1028
Lit’le Rascals Relics 1006
Louis Bollman LLC 306
Main Line Autographs 817
Major League Sports Cards 211
Marks Cards 434
Marty’s Sportscard Exchange 822
Mastro Auctions 405
MCAVOY SPORTCARDS 111
Memory Lane Inc 605
Mile High Card Co. 411
Miller, Ted 1010
Monster Cards 416
Mr. Mint 404
Northern Illinois Hobby Retailers Sponsor
Packbusterz 828
Phillip J. Marks Sports 312
Photoking 0313 1004
Platinum Promotions 204
Polo Grounds 805
Premier Auctions 207
PTF Sports 1017
R&J Cards 122
Rare Sportsfilms, Inc. 428
Rich Gove Collectibles 419
Ross, John C. 317
Sellables 517
Shoebox Cards 512
SJ Bachman Sportscards 1005
SPORTS MEMORIES 117
Sportscards Plus 423
Sportsnews Productions 1011
Starmer Sportscards 604
Starx Cards 316
Sterling Image Collectable’s 913
The Battersbox 529
TM Memorabilia LLC 642
Triple sSs Sportscards 307
Uncle Dick 516
V & V SPORTS 728
Vintage Cardboard Collectibles 429
WINDY CITY SPORTS SHOWS 322

Chicago SportsFest 2008 Ticket Prices and VIP Package Information:

SportsFest ’08 Admission Prices

* One Day Pass $11
* Three Day Weekend Pass $25
* Children 12 and under free with an adult.

To purchase advance tickets that can be picked up at the will call desk, call 1-800-726-9966 ext 13607. Or purchase your tickets at the ticket booth any day of the show.

More Highlights and Events!

Sponsorship Opportunities

For Event and Other Sponsorship Opportunities associated with SportsFest 2008, you can email any of these representatives by clicking on their names:

Chris Adamski or call 715-445-4612, ext. 13241.

Amanda Mueller or call 715-44 5-4612, ext. 13333.

Steve Madson or call 715-445-4612, ext. 13441.

Kevin Guyant or call 715-445-4612, ext. 13656.

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