The Chicago Sky Host 2022 WNBA All-Star Weekend July 10

The Chicago Sky Host 2022 WNBA All-Star Weekend July 10

The WNBA All-Star Weekend is headed to the Windy City! This will be the first time Chicago has been granted the midsummer series since joining the WNBA in via expansion in 2006.

The Chicago Sky will host the best and brightest at Wintrust Arena on Sunday, July 10 on ABC. AT&T

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will be the presenting partner. The league has also announced a new two-day outdoor event for fans called “WNBA Live”. The fan zone of sorts is billed as a place “to experience the intersection of the WNBA, entertainment and pop culture like never before.”

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“The WNBA is excited to bring AT&T WNBA All-Star 2022 and an innovative new ‘WNBA Live’ event to Chicago, a city that showed such electric support for the Chicago Sky and the WNBA throughout last season and especially during the WNBA Finals presented by YouTube TV,” WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said in the press release. “We are thrilled to turn AT&T WNBA All-Star 2022 into a weekend-long event that will give WNBA fans incredible opportunities to engage with our brand and partners who have stepped up to support the WNBA. We look forward to unveiling exciting details regarding ‘WNBA Live’ in the weeks to come.”

The Schedule

Things will tipoff Saturday, July 9 at the Girls Nike Nationals – as the two WNBA All-Star teams will conduct practices indoors at McCormick Place where the Nike TOC and Girls Nike Nationals are taking place.

Later in the afternoon, (2 pm CT), the 2022 MTN DEW

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3-Point Contest and WNBA Skills Challenge will take place at McCormick Place, broadcast live by ESPN.

The All-Star Game will air Sunday, July 10 at 12:00 pm CT on ABC.

“I look forward to welcoming the WNBA All-Star 2022 championship and festivities to our city,” Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot said. “Chicago is a city of sports fans, and we’re thrilled to cheer on the Chicago Sky as they defend their title at Wintrust Arena. I’m grateful to AT&T and the WNBA for choosing Chicago for this exciting event as well as the Chicago Sky for continuing to represent the best of our city.”

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“As we are continuing to grow the footprint of the Sky and the WNBA, there is no better way to do it than to have the great stars of our WNBA galaxy gathered in Chicago for AT&T WNBA All-Star 2022,” said Sky President and CEO Adam Fox. “It’s great for the city, great for the league, and it further solidifies our place in the sports fabric here in the city of Chicago.”

Fans can secure their seats beginning Friday, May 13 at Noon ET through Ticketmaster.com or at the Wintrust Arena box office.

The 2022 WNBA regular season tips off a week from today (Friday, May 6) and runs through Sunday, Aug. 14. The WNBA Playoffs presented by Google

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begin Wednesday, Aug. 17.

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