When is the 13th Annual Celebrity Hope For The Warriors Invitational?

The three-day event takes place August 27-29, 2022. Please see below for a specific breakdown of daily events.

Where is the 13th Annual Celebrity Hope For The Warriors Invitational held?

The event takes place in Wallace, NC, and most events occur at River Landing Country Club (120 Clubhouse Dr, Wallace, NC 28466).  Please see below for a specific breakdown of events and location

What events are held on Saturday, August 27?

  • 5pm Warrior Night – This is a borrowed tradition of ceremonial dining. Originally a British Army tradition, it has become an honored ritual of enjoying drinks, good food and fellowship. Beware guests often find themselves in outrageous situations to be levied and fined. There is a serious side too as we pay homage to those who have served and are service through to toasts given by members of the mess.


  • 8pm After Party – Join us at the Mad Boar Pub for a fun time and to get autographs from our very own Celebrity Hosts, Doug Flynn and Johnny Bench.

What events are held on Sunday, August 28?

  • 2 PM PAR 3 Challenge (120 Clubhouse Dr, Wallace, NC 28466).
  • 6 PM Summer Soirée, at River Landing Clubhouse featuring the Hope & Courage Awards.

What events are held on Monday, August 29?

  • 10am – Hope For The Warriors Invitational Shotgun Start (120 Clubhouse Dr, Wallace, NC 28466) with awards dinner to follow. Cash or card will be accepted for any on course games

What is the summer Soirée?

  • Soirée: According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary is a party or reception held in the evening or a fancy evening affair.
  • Our Summer Soirée at the Invitational will feature Hope For The Warriors Hope & Courage Awards. These awards are usually handed out at our Got Heart Give Hope Gala. For 2021, we are bringing this special element of our Gala to our North Carolina community to celebrate with the impressive group we have assembled at the Invitational.
  • We will be honoring service members and military family members who have demonstrated both hope and courage in the face of extraordinary circumstances during the Summer Soirée.
  • The opportunity to be the Presenting Sponsor of the Summer Soiree is still available.

What is the Hope For The Warriors Celebrity Golf Invitational?

  • 18-hole shotgun start golf tournament with standard teams of four that will be joined by two special guests of Hope For The Warriors, making each a group of six
  • Awards dinner will follow, at approximately 5pm.

How do I register, sponsor or donate?

  • Visit the 13th Annual Hope For The Warriors Celebrity Invitational website, and follow the prompts to become a sponsor, purchase a ticket or make a donation.
  • For Sponsors and Attendees – Upon receipt of payment, you will be emailed a separate link to a Registration Page that will need to be completed prior to the event in order to collect important information such as: t-shirt size, dietary restrictions, emergency contact information, etc.
  • Registration deadline is August 19, 2022. Be sure to purchase your ticket and complete your registration form in advance of this date.

What should I wear to the events?

  • Saturday, August 27 – Casual attire for both Warrior Night and After Party
  • Sunday, August 28
    • Golf Attire for Par 3
    • Summer Cocktail Attire for the Summer Soiree
  • Monday, August 29
    • HOPE Golf Polos will be provided for the Hope For The Warriors Celebrity Golf Invitational
    • Casual attire for Karaoke

Event Transportation Options?

  • Nearby Airports
    • Jacksonville, NC (OAJ) – 32 mins, 25 miles
    • Wilmington, NC (ILM) – 44 mins, 41 miles
    • Raleigh, NC (RDU) – 1 hr 32 mins, 105 miles
  • Shuttles
    • Complimentary, round trip shuttle service is available to and from the Holiday Inn Express for all events.

Event Lodging?

  • Event Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites HWY 41
    • Room rates coming soon
  • Contact Danielle Rose at drose@hopeforthewarriors.org to make hotel reservations.

Event Meals?

  • Saturday, August 27
    • Warrior Night – Dinner and drinks included.
  • Sunday, August 28
    • Summer Soiree – dinner and open bar included.
  • Monday, August 29
    • Hope For The Warriors Celebrity Golf Invitational – breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    • Karaoke – food and drinks available at the guest’s expense.

Other questions?

Please contact drose@hopeforthewarriors.org with any further questions. We are looking forward to you joining us!