The Carolina Challenge, in its seventh year, is the signature event for the state of North Carolina's top prospects. The only one-day, statewide event of its kind in the United States, the Challenge brings together the state's elite prospects under one room for a day of competition with a slant on life skills, academics and college preparation.
Since 2007, the event has seen five McDonald's All-Americans, five Jordan Brand participants and one No. 1 NBA DRAFT pick participant in camp. Before John Wall rocked the University of Kentucky and NBA, he played twice at the Carolina Challenge. In addition to Wall, the entire Plumlee Family -- Miles, Mason and Marshall -- participated in the first four events. Last year alone, 15 players signed with BCS-level programs.
Invitations to the event are hard to come by and only 80 players attend each year making the Carolina Challenge the place to be for the state's best. This year we've changed locations and the event moved to picturesque Ravenscroft School in Raleigh.