The VIPP Report: Former Louisville Cardinals return to host a series of events for “Cardinal Week”



(Louisville KY) Tim Barnett Media presents Cardinal Week. The week is designed for loyal fans to come out and meet the former players and have a chance to interact with some of their local heroes while supporting them in their future endeavors.

Cardinal fans will get to see members of the 2013 National Championship team. They won the hearts of the world as they rallied game after game during the NCAA tournament to become the national champs. You will have several opportunities during Cardinal Week to see Russ Smith, Peyton Siva, Kevin Ware and Luke Hancock. Also, a part of the Cardinal family, Terry Rozier he will return to Louisville after playing in the NBA with the Boston Celtics.

On Monday, June 20th, it’s the Russdiculous Golf Scramble at Hunting Creek Country Club, 6807 Foxcroft Road in Prospect, KY.   Registration begins at 10 am. Its $800 for a team of four (4). Golfers take to the course at 11:30 am. From 5:30 pm-6:30 pm teams will return to the clubhouse for cocktails and hor d’oeuvres.

Participants will have an opportunity to drive a Porsche for the weekend. All you have to do is enter the “Close to the hole” challenge courtesy of Blue Grass Motorsports. You also have a chance to have Siva and Hancock on your golf team.

There will be a silent auction with items that the players will pull from their personal items. If you have an item you would like to donate, go to

Former Cards are beginning to confirm their attendance. Stay tuned for more player announcements.

From young at heart to our young Cardinal fans it’s the Camp of Champions Basketball Camp. It will be hosted by Siva, Smith, Ware and Rozier.   The camp is June 21st-23rd at Louisville Collegiate School, 2427 Glenmary Ave.

The camp will be divided into two sessions. The first session ages 6-10 years of age will hold the session from 9 am-1 pm. The second session is for youth 11-16 years of age.   They will be in session from 2 pm to 6 pm. The camp is $215 and space is limited.

Former and current U of L players will stop by and support the camp. Tim Henderson and Luke Hancock will be the camp’s special guests.

You can register at The deadline is June 1st to sign up.

On Friday, June 24th, there will be a Meet & Greet at Bluegrass Motor Sports, 4730 Bowling Ave from 7 pm to 9 pm. All five will be in attendance and available for autographs. They are only $20 per autographed item.

On Saturday, June 25th we will have a meet in Greet in Glasgow, KY at Caverna HS. The time is 12p-3p. Each autographed item is $20.

Russ Smith says “We are excited to comeback to Louisville and giveback by doing these things in the community. It will be good to see and talk to Cardinal fans and reunite with my brothers Peyton, Terry, Kevin and Luke. Come out and have a goodtime with us during Cardinal Week.”

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor contact Mr. Tim Barnett at or call 502.807.7152. For media availability please contact VIPP Communications at

If you can’t make it to any of the events but would like to support Smith’s efforts. You can make donations to his foundation at


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