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Final contestants in the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships determined by fans

The American Family Insurance “#DreamFearlessly Fan Vote” allows public to determine the final contestants through an online voting contest

Summary

American Family Insurance and Intersport announced today that the final contestants in the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships will be determined by a public online voting contest.

The American Family Insurance “#DreamFearlessly Fan Vote” is a four-week digital media contest that will match up 16 of the top high school dunkers, men’s 3-point shooters and women’s 3-point shooters in the nation in a bracket-style competition to determine the final participant in the Slam Dunk Championship, Men’s 3-Point Championship and Women’s 3-point Championship. Fans can vote for their favorite players using an interactive bracket by entering the “DreamFearlessly Fan Vote” web site at amfam.com/dreamfearlesslyfanvote.com. The athlete with the most votes in each matchup will move on to the next round.

“Dreams take hard work and commitment, and these 48 young men and women have proven they have what it takes,” said vice president of marketing for American Family Insurance, Telisa Yancy. “American Family Insurance is honored to support these athletes in pursuing their dreams, while giving fans the inspiring opportunity to be a part of creating lasting memories for these champions and their families.

Video highlight reels of each competitor on the web site will help fans determine their choice. Voting begins today (Feb. 10) at noon CT and concludes March 9 at 11:59 AM CST. Fans can vote daily via email, Twitter or Facebook

The player that ultimately receives the most votes in the final round will be selected to compete in the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, an event featuring some of the best high school dunkers and three-point shooters in the country, held annually in the Final Four host city. The 2016 American Family Insurance High School Slam & 3-Point Championships will air on CBS during Final Four weekend on April 1 in Houston.

The 16 “Fearless Dreamers” participating in each contest were selected by a committee representing the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships. A complete bracket with matchup details can be found on the “#DreamFearlessly Fan Vote” web site. The 16 “Fearless Dreamers” competing in each contest for their chance to showcase their talents in the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships are listed here.

Alumni of the event include North Carolina’s J.P. Tokoto, Texas’ Sheldon McClellan, Connecticut’s DeAndre Daniels, Wake Forest’s Chase Fischer, Oklahoma State’s Phil Forte, Butler’s Kellen Dunham, UNLV’s Dwayne Morgan and Grayson Allen of Duke.

About Intersport

Since 1985, Intersport has been an award-winning innovator and leader in the creation of sports and entertainment-based marketing platforms. Intersport creates unique content and experiences for clients that attract and engage passionate audiences through three divisions: Sponsorship & Event Marketing, Sports Properties, and Sports & Entertainment Content (for broadcast and digital media, including CelebTV.com). To learn more about Intersport, log on to www.intersportnet.com, like us on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/IntersportBuzz) or follow us on Twitter (@IntersportBuzz).

About American Family Insurance

Madison, Wis.– based American Family Insurance is the nation's third-largest mutual property/casualty insurance company and ranks 358th on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General, Homesite and AssureStart) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly over the Internet or by phone. Web: www.amfam.com; Facebook: www.facebook.com/amfam; Twitter: www.twitter.com/amfam. Google+ plus.google.com/+amfam/.

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