Important Information for Attendees
When: Friday, August 24, 2018 at 6:00pm
Where: The Westin Galleria - 13340 Dallas Parkway Dallas, Texas 75240
Free Valet Parking: Free valet parking is available courtesy of Methodist Richardson Medical Center. If you prefer to self-park, free parking is available in the garage underneath the Westin Galleria Dallas.
Dress: Chic Texas Casual – think going to dinner with friends at a nice restaurant.
Fantasy Football Draft Night is an unforgettable evening that combines fun competition with the opportunity to help children with developmental delays and disabilities reach their full potential. Participants will draft their own Fantasy Football team during the event, and compete in a league of friends and colleagues throughout the NFL season. It’s not hard. We will even help you draft your team. The Champion of Fantasy Football XXV will win two season tickets for the Dallas Cowboys 2019-2020 season. The winners of each league will win a football autographed by a celebrity NFL player. Along with the Fantasy Football Draft, other activities include:
- Dinner and Drinks
- Live Music
- Live Surprise
- A game of Heads or Tails
- Silent Auction and Live Auction
- Opportunity to meet our celebrity host Jay Novacek
Our Celebrity Host
Jay Novacek was born October 24, 1962 in Martin, South Dakota and is a former American football tight end in the NFL who played for the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals (1985-1989) and the Dallas Cowboys (1990-1995). Jay was a five time Pro Bowler, who was selected to play each year from 1991 through 1995.
In the 1985 NFL Draft, Jay was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth round. After spending five seasons with the Cardinals, he signed with the Dallas Cowboys as a Plan B free agent. Jay was a key contributor for Dallas in the early 1990s, assisting them to 3 Super Bowl wins in four seasons. In those games, he recorded a combined total of 17 receptions for 148 yards and 2 touchdowns. Jay, who hadn’t played a game since Super Bowl XXX in 1996,officially retired from the NFL on July 15, 1997 due to a lingering back injury. In his 11 seasons, Jay recorded 422 receptions for 4,630 yards and 30 touchdowns.Jay was commemorated for his 2008 induction into the College Football Hall of Fame at half-time of the Wyoming Cowboys game on 9/13/08. Jay and his wife Amy are extremely philanthropic, participating in many charity organizations and events. Jay enjoys hunting, fishing, riding cutting horses and ranching.
To register your table for the 25th Annual Fantasy Football Draft Night click here.
Honorary Chairs: Beverly Warren, Mike Andereck and Brian Brode
Event Chairs: Carrie and Jim Benson and Annabel and Joe Hoffman
You can stay up-to-date on Fantasy Football news and more by liking the Fantasy Football Facebook Event Page. For more information, please contact Tara Null at 972.490.9055 or 214.709.8901 or email Tara.Null@TheWarrenCenter.org.
Click here to see photos from the 2017 Fantasy Football Draft Night.
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