An evening of music, comedy, food and fun on behalf of youth scholarships is on tap at the 2024 Playmakers Tailgate Party, presented by the Tommy Bohanon Foundation

The annual event is slated for Friday, April 12, from 6-10 p.m. at The Ranch Concert Hall and Saloon in Fort Myers.

The event kicks off with a comedy show by R.C. Smith and will feature live music along with the scholarship award presentation. Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in silent and live auctions to benefit local youth athletes.

Sponsors include Extreme Florida Roofing, Extreme Painting and Contracting and Extreme Demolition and Land Clearing. Sponsorships are still available at the following levels and benefits:

  • Hall of Fame sponsor – $5,000
    • Private table for eight
    • Full-page ad
    • VIP cocktail party
    • Logo displayed at event
    • Logo table display
    • Premier sponsor for all Tommy Bohanon Foundation 2024 events
  • Player of the Year sponsor – $3,000
    • Semi-private table for four
    • Half-page ad
    • Logo displayed at event
    • Logo table display
    • Sponsor for all Tommy Bohanon Foundation 2024 events
  • All Pro Sponsor – $1,500
    • Tickets for two guests
    • Quarter-page ad
    • Corporate logo display at Playmakers Tailgate Party event

All proceeds from the tailgate party will go towards helping young athletes in Southwest Florida reach their full potential – both on and off the playing field. Ticket purchases, along with the auctions and raffles, provides the nonprofit foundation with the resources needed to support local youth between the ages of five and 18.

Tickets can be purchased at