Music City Icons Travel to China

Music City Icons Professional Women's All-star Basketball Team schedule to play in the 2018 China International Basketball Tournament

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The Music City Icons Professional Women’s Basketball Team will be taking their game to the next level by playing in the 2018 China International Basketball Tournament from September 20th until October 6, 2018.

This will be the Music City Icons first international trip.  For many of the Music City Icons basketball players, playing international basketball is a dream come true. All of the players have a desire to play in the WNBA and/or International Basketball, but find it very hard to get a chance. 

The Music City Icons Professional Women’s Basketball Team provides women basketball players an opportunity at a second chance to pursue a basketball career. We just completed our second season in the Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL) where finished in second place in the Atlantic Region.

The Music City Icons prides ourselves on providing women an opportunity to become better basketball players and citizens. 

  • This is accomplished through dedicated Coaches teaching fundamental skills and philosophies.

  • We expose the players to the highest level of competition.

  • The focus of the team is, first and foremost, player development on and off the court.

  • We require our players to be active in the community, offering mentorship and tutoring in the local school system.  

  • Preparing our athletes for the rigors and challenges of competitive basketball and the complexities of life is our mission.

  • Our vision is to provide necessities for them to play at the profession level by helping them professionally as well as athletically.

  • We are instilling commitment, dedication, and team work.

The Music City Icons are looking for people that have a strong desire to help our players live their dreams. Your support will enable The Music City Icons the opportunity to take the All-star team to China and play in the 2018 China International Basketball Tournament.

 

The cost for the entire trip is $10,000. What does the fee cover?

  • Roundtrip airplane tickets to/from USA to China.

  • Hotel rooms for the duration of the tour.

  • All ground, air, and train transportation necessary for the team while in China.

  • Three meals per day for the entire team and coaching staff.

  • Uniforms to be provided by a selected China shoe company.

  • Guarantee of 8 to 10 professional games in stadiums throughout China.

As you can see the costs adds up quickly, and your support will prove quite substantial to the Music City Icons All-star players to achieve their goal of playing Professional International Basketball.

 

Head Coach, Wayne Buckingham

 

The Music City Icons All-star Team is so blessed and honored to welcome the new Head Coach of the China All-star Team Coach Wayne Buckingham. Wayne comes to the Icons with over 30 years of experience in the world of basketball. He played for Clemson University, where he was able to capture 2 NCAA and NIT championships. He played professional basketball in the NBA, CBA, and European leagues. With all of his professional basketball experience we are lucky and blessed to have him.

 

Assistant Coach, Jahidi White

Having an experienced coaching staff was the primary goal of the Music City Icons. Former NBA basketball player Jahidi White has over 14 years of experience playing professional basketball. Jahidi played college basketball for Georgetown University alongside greats like Allen Iverson. White was blessed enough to get seven seasons out of the NBA which is more than most could even dream. His time there is best remembered as a member of the Wizards and his best season was in 2001.  We are excited to have such a dynamic and experienced Assistant Coach.

 

Owner, Renee Bobb

 

Philanthropist, Author, Empowerment Trainer, Publisher and Radio & TV Show Host

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Renee Bobb is an authority in the field of self-publishing and small business development. Her company, R.B.I. Enterprise www.ReneeBobb.com  is an Empowerment Training and Development Firm, specializing in Career Empowerment, Small Business Development, Financial Empowerment and Book Publishing Training. (www.BookPublishingLady.com)

Renee is the winner of the 2017 Nashville Bunker Labs “Get It Done” Military Veteran of the Year, the 2015 Nashville Business Journal Veteran of the Year Award and the 2012 Tennessee Titans Quarterback Volunteer of the Year Award. In 2005, Renee also won the Small Business Administration, Virginia Women in Business Champion of the Year Award. One of the highlights of Renee’s career is serving in the United States Navy as a Telecommunications Operator.

Renee’s passion for playing basketball started in Staten Island, NY, where she played in Middle School and High School. Upon graduation from High School, Renee went on the play Division 1 basketball at Cheyney State University. The highlight of Renee’s career was playing NATO Basketball for the United States Navy. Because of the love Renee has for the game, it was easy for her to make the transition to Owner of the Music City Icons Professional Women’s Basketball Team.

As the owner of the Music City Icons  I thank you in advance for your support. We really appreciate you helping the Music City Icons All-start team dreams come true. 

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The Project FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions:

Where is the Music City Icons located?

Nashville, TN

How long has the team been playing?

Two years

What is the league you play in?

Women's Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL)

How was your record last season?

We came in second place in the 2018 WBCBL Atlantic Regional Tournament.

When will I receive my t-shirt or Jersey?

We plan on shipping them out on September 15th.

How many players have you helped to get contracts?

Two players. One got a contact to play in Africa and the other in Germany.

Did the owner Renee Bobb play basketball?

Yes, she played Division 1 for Cheyney State University and NATO Basketball for the United States Navy.

How else can I support the Music City Icons?

1. Volunteering at the games

2. Telling everyone you know about the Music City Icons

3. Attending our games which will start in April 2019

4. Sponsoring the team

5. Performing during half time show

6. Singing the National Anthem

7. Following us on all social media

 

 

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You are a team player. For your support you will receive a Music City Icon T-shirt or Limited Edition Music City Icons Jersey, Water Bottle with the Music City Logo on it, a Wrist Band that says. “I am an Icon,” and two FREE tickets to the Music City Icons first season game. You will also receive a Music City Icons Lanyard. 

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Full Court Press

Full Court Press

For the love of basketball you will receive a Music City Icon T-shirt and Limited Edition Music City Icons Jersey, Water Bottle with the Music City Logo on it, a Wrist Band that says, “I am an Icon,” and two FREE tickets to a Music City Icons season game. Plus, you will receive a Music City Icons lanyard. 

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Practice Makes Perfect

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For your generous donation you will receive everything on the above levels plus the following: your company’s logo recognition on the Music City Icons website, logo recognition on team T-shirts, as well as logo recognition on a special home game banner.

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All We Do Is Win!

For your generous donation you will receive everything on levels above plus the following: your company’s logo recognition on the Music City Icons website, logo recognition on team T-shirts, logo recognition on print material, company banner at all home games, as well as company business cards and flyers distributed at each home games. Bonus: 30 minute Podcast Interview on "Building Opportunities Beyond Basketball" Podcast Show.

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Monetary Contribution

Thank you so much for your donation and helping to make your Music City Icons dreams come true.

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Music City Icons Lanyards

Representing Your Icons

For your support and helping us to get started, you will receive a Music City Icon customized lanyard with the Music City Logo.” Free shipping to United States residents.

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$12
Music City Icons Wristband

Music City Icons Wristband

Be the first to get the limited edition Music City Icons Wristband. 

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$75
Team Swag Bag

Team Swag Bag

You are a team player. For your support you will receive a Music City Icon T-shirt or Limited Edition Music City Icons Jersey, Water Bottle with the Music City Logo on it, a Wrist Band that says. “I am an Icon,” and two FREE tickets to the Music City Icons first season game. You will also receive a Music City Icons Lanyard. 

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$125
Full Court Press

Full Court Press

For the love of basketball you will receive a Music City Icon T-shirt and Limited Edition Music City Icons Jersey, Water Bottle with the Music City Logo on it, a Wrist Band that says, “I am an Icon,” and two FREE tickets to a Music City Icons season game. Plus, you will receive a Music City Icons lanyard. 

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

For your generous donation you will receive everything on the above levels plus the following: your company’s logo recognition on the Music City Icons website, logo recognition on team T-shirts, as well as logo recognition on a special home game banner.

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All We Do Is Win!

All We Do Is Win!

For your generous donation you will receive everything on levels above plus the following: your company’s logo recognition on the Music City Icons website, logo recognition on team T-shirts, logo recognition on print material, company banner at all home games, as well as company business cards and flyers distributed at each home games. Bonus: 30 minute Podcast Interview on "Building Opportunities Beyond Basketball" Podcast Show.

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