Charlotte Checkers Teddy Bear Toss
The Checkers’ annual Teddy Bear Toss, presented by Novant Health, will take place Saturday, Nov. 25, during the 4 p.m. game against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

Fans are encouraged to bring new stuffed animals without breakable components to throw onto the ice following the Checkers’ first goal. The Checkers and Novant Health will then donate the stuffed animals to several local nonprofit organizations including Baby Bundles, Alexander Youth Network, Alliance Center For Education, Giving Tree Charity, Bright Blessings, and CMPD Bears Behind the Badge.

In each of the 18 seasons that they have held a Teddy Bear Toss, the Checkers collect thousands of stuffed animals for children in our community.

Tickets for the game are now on sale, including a Family Night package presented by Fairfield Inn and Suites that offers savings of 40 percent when purchasing at least four tickets online. The first 1,000 fans to arrive at the game will receive a free mini Checkers flag courtesy of Novant Health.