Stars to Host Teddy Bear Toss on Jan. 27

By Hayley Byrnes | January 19, 2017


SALT LAKE CITY (January 19, 2017) – The Salt Lake City Stars, the NBA D-League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, will host their first-ever Teddy Bear Toss on Friday, Jan. 27. The team will face the Santa Cruz Warriors at 7 p.m. at Lifetime Activities Center-Bruin Arena on the Salt Lake Community College campus in Taylorsville.

“We are excited to host the Teddy Bear Toss,” said Stars General Manager Bart Sharp. “The night will be a fun experience for our fans, while also a way for us to give back to our community. We look forward to seeing how many bears we will be able to donate to a worthy cause.”

At the conclusion of the game, fans will be invited to toss their teddy bear onto the court. All collected teddy bears will be donated to the Granite Education Foundation for underprivileged children.

Fans are encouraged to bring a new stuffed animal to the game or purchase a game ticket and teddy bear for only $10 by calling 801-325-STAR or emailing

Teddy bears will also be available for purchase the night of the game at the Fanzz kiosk located in the lobby of Lifetime Activities Center-Bruin Arena for $6.