Stars Come Out as Craig Campbell Hosts 6th Celebrity Cornhole Challenge to Fight Colorectal Cancer [Photo Gallery]

Stars Come Out as Craig Campbell Hosts 6th Celebrity Cornhole Challenge to Fight Colorectal Cancer [Photo Gallery]

Craig Campbell found himself in a familiar role on June 5 as he hosted his 6th annual Celebrity Cornhole Challenge to benefit Fight Colorectal Caner (Fight CRC). A number of Craig’s country music-loving friends joined the fun at Nashville’s City Winery, including his wife Mindy, Russell Dickerson, Lindsay Ell, Walker Hayes, Brett Kissel, NASCAR driver Scott Lagasse Jr., LOCASH, Tegan Marie, Morgan Mills, Jerrod Niemann, Taylor Phillips, Dee Jay Silver, The Cadillac Three and Brett Young.

Over the years, Craig has helped raise more than $300,000 as a national spokesperson for Fight CRC, a charity organization which supports research, education and awareness for colorectal cancer.

“My dad was 36 when he died with colon cancer,” says Craig to Nash Country Daily. “It’s always been something I wanted to talk about. The older I got, the more I realized that my dad died at a very young age. And if he would have known and been educated about colorectal cancer and the steps to prevent it, there’s a chance he could still be around hanging out with us right now. So that’s my message. Don’t be scared of a colonoscopy . . . Colon cancer is very preventable. Colon cancer is very treatable. We need to educate people on that fact that if you catch it soon enough, it can be [treated].”

On June 8, Craig will drop a new seven-song EP, See You Try. The new EP will be Craig’s first project since he released Never Regret in May 2013. The EP’s title track and lead single is currently No. 52 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart after four weeks.

“For the past few years, I’ve created and found some of the best music of my career,” says Craig. “I’m beyond excited to release this EP and show the country music world what I’ve been up to. I’m very proud of the music and can’t wait for everyone to finally hear these songs.”

Check out our photo gallery of the Celebrity Cornhole Challenge, courtesy of photographer Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com.

 

photos by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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