Country Music Artists and the City of Hope are once again teaming up to Strike Out Cancer!  On Saturday, June 9 during CMA Music Festival, several country artists will be making their way to the softball field for the 2012 City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge Present By Staples.

Celebrities announced to play are Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Brantley Gilbert, Lauren Alaina, David Nail, James Otto, Robin Meade, Scott Hamilton, Chuck Wicks, Whitney Duncan, Bucky Covington, Sarah Darling, Billy Gilman, Kristen Kelly and Two Foot Fred.  The event will be emceed by Storme Warren.

Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster by clicking HERE.

The 2011 game raised nearly $200,000 with more than 5,000 attendees. Over the years, the Celebrity Softball Challenge has raised nearly $2 million dollars benefitting City of Hope’s life-saving mission – finding cures and better treatments for cancer and a host of other devastating diseases.  For more information about the City of Hope, please visit their official website www.CityofHope.org.