The 2013 "Legends For Kids Events'' kick off today in the Sioux Empire with the Legends Banquet at the Ramkota Inn and Convention Center.

The Legends Banquet is the first of many great events across the Sioux Empire that encompass this great event.  Click here for the complete schedule of events over the next week.

Tonight's banquet will be hosted by ESPN 99.1's Jeff Thurn and Jeff Harkness and will feature autographs, interviews, dinner, auctions and more.  You can buy tickets at the door for $50 dollars and all the money goes to local kids.

The guest list for tonight is as follows:

Joe Theismann - Former NFL All-Pro and Super Bowl Champion with the Washington Redskins

Michael Cooper - 5x NBA Champion and former Los Angeles Lakers

Bret Saberhagen - Former MLB Pitcher and Member of the Royals Hall of Fame

Chad Greenway - South Dakota Native and Minnesota Vikings LB

Ryan Bader - Division 1 All-American and UFC Fighter

Hunter Kemper - Olympic Triathlete

The night should be a great kick off to all the great camps and events that will ensue afterwards.  Again for more information go to LegendsForKids.com