Cartoon Network scored big Saturday night at the fourth annual Hall of Game Awards! With over 100 million votes submitted online, it was a tough competition, but the GAME trophies were bestowed upon the bests in sports.
The event was hosted by NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick (San Francisco 49ers) and Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers), with performances by Jason Derulo and Fall Out Boy.
Special Appearances by Super Bowl XLVIII winners the Seattle Seahawks, Twilight star Taylor Lautner, and Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn made for an entertaining ceremony. Athletes in attendance included: Jermaine Kearse (Seattle Seahawks), Michael Robinson (Seattle Seahawks), Justin Williams (Los Angeles Kings), Richard Sherman (Seattle Seahawks), Bobby Wagner (Seattle Seahawks), Leticia Bufoni (Pro Skateboarder), Jamaal Charles (Kansas City Chiefs), Randall Cobb (Green Bay Packers), Lance Coury (Pro Motocross), Chris Davis (Auburn Tigers), Joseph Fauria (Detroit Lions), WWE Superstar The Miz and WWE Diva Alicia Fox, Winter X Game Medalist Heath Frisby, Anastasia Ashley (Pro Surfer), and Nyjah Huston (Pro Skateboarder),
Celebrities in attendance included: Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga), Bella Thorne (Shake It Up), Zachary Levi (Chuck), Victoria Azarenka (WTA), Holly Robinson Peete, Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf), Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), China Anne McClain (A.N.T. Farm), Austin North (Kickin’ It), Victoria Justice (Victorious), August Maturo (Girl Meets World), Bradley Steven Perry (Good Luck Charlie), Asia Monet Ray (Dance Moms), Blake Garrett Rosenthal (Mom), Joshua Rush (Mr. Peabody and Sherman), Jake T. Austin (The Fosters), Rowan Blanchard (Girl Meets World), Sean Giambrone (The Goldbergs), Crystal Dakota Hood (The Hunger Games), Larramie Doc Shaw (House of Payne), Benjamin Stockham (About a Boy), Mateus Ward (Hostages), pop star Redfoo (LMFAO), YouTube sensation Titus Ashby (Trick Shot Titus), Cartoon Network stars Jeremy Shada (Adventure Time), Tom Kenny (Adventure Time) and John DiMaggio (Adventure Time) and many more!
Highlights of the ceremony included:
The “2013 SI KIDS SPORTSKIDS OF THE YEAR” presented by Richard Sherman to 14-year-old Jack Wellman, who after a sports injury, took up coaching and mentoring a group of young wrestlers in Newtown, Connecticut. After the tragedy in Newtown, Jack found ways to help his town heal through sports and beyond.
The top GAME awards of the night went to “CAPTAIN CLUTCH” winner Richard Sherman (Seattle Seahawks) presented by Twilight star Taylor Lautner.
Lindsey Vonn (Olympic gold medalist) graciously accepted the “QUEEN OF THE SLOPES” award and thanked the crowd for being so supportive during her absence from the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
Hosts Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick having a sing off of Katy Perry’s “Roar”.
Tom Kenny and John DiMaggio (voices of Ice King and Jake the Dog on Adventure Time) dished hilarious sportscaster-commentary throughout the show (all while wearing matching yellow sportscoats!)
Then three- year-old, YouTube star Titus Ashby showed off his best moves making a basket on his first try in front of the crowd!
Other entertainment included Mascots from the NHL, NBA, MLB and NFL competing in hilarious obstacle courses, a stun show by professional skateboarders, BMX bikers and skiers doing crazy jumps, and the extreme pogo group Xpogo.
Tune in to show the show airing tonight, Monday February 17th at 7PM (ET, PT) on Cartoon Network. For a full list of awards winners visit Cartoon Network’s Hall of Games.
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