J.J. Watt announces ticket sale for his popular annual charity event

Houston Texans star announced sale for J.J. Watt Charity Classic


HOUSTON – Houston Texans star J.J. Watt tweeted today that tickets will soon be for available for this year's J.J. Watt Charity Classic.

The advance announcement comes after issues with online ticketing in recent years after computer servers crashed and ticket websites failed to handle the influx of buyers for the popular event. 

The 5th Annual J.J. Watt Charity Classic will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Minute Maid Park.

The event will feature defensive and offensive players from the Houston Texans competing on opposing teams in a softball game. Events will kick off with a home run derby at 6 p.m., softball game at 7 p.m. and a fireworks display to end the night, weather permitting. The event will also feature a silent auction with items such as autographed apparel, autographed game-day memorabilia and an “experience package” to sit in the dugout during an inning. J.J. Watt merchandise will also be available for sale.

Tickets will be available online at www.Tickets.com and at the Minute Maid Park box office starting Saturday, March 4 at 9 a.m. Central time. 

The J.J. Watt Foundation provides athletic after-school opportunities for middle-school aged children.

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