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Chopper Dropper

Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Audi of Melbourne

The fun is just getting started!  The party begins under the Big Tent on the Varsity Training Center field on the campus of Florida Institute of Technology.  The Sporting Affair Cocktail Reception is the place to consume complimentary food, beer, wine or soft drinks and get a birds eye view of the Chopper Dropper.  This year, guests will get to enjoy live music! You'll watch with over 800 of your "closest" friends as 2,000 numbered golf balls drop from the sky and land around the pin below.  Cash prizes of $50,000 and $10,000; and fifteen each of $1,000 will be awarded to the 17 balls landing closest to the pin.  Will your ball be a winner?  The odds are in your favor.

Whether you're winning a cash prize or simply hanging out with friends, the Sporting Affair Cocktail Reception is one event you don't want to miss!  Buy your Chopper Dropper ticket today at and secure your place under the Big Tent.  Tickets usually sell out before the event so don't delay!

Each ticket purchased includes one wristband to enter the cocktail reception and one ball in the ball drop.   All persons attending the cocktail reception must be wearing an official event wristband to enter.