They may represent different teams, but on July 18, mascots for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Rowdies and University of South Florida Bulls will unite to spread cheer to cancer patients.

For the sixth consecutive year, Captain Fear, ThunderBug, Raymond, Pete the Pelican and Rocky D. Bull will visit Moffitt Cancer Center for the annual Mascots at Moffitt Day event. 

Around noon, the fabulous five will head to Moffitt’s Stabile Research Building to strut their stuff with Moffitt team members during a flash mob. Mascots are often known for their antics and energy that often lift moods and spirits. Fighting cancer is a team effort and team Tampa Bay is ready to show its support.

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WHAT: Mascots at Moffitt Day

WHERE: Moffitt Cancer Center (12902 USF Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612)

WHEN: Thursday, July 18, 2019

  • 11 a.m. - noon — Mascots visit patients
  • 12 p.m. — Pep Rally
  • 12:15 p.m. — Mascot flash mob dance to the Cha Cha Slide and the Wobble

About Moffitt Cancer Center
Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 50 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt is a Top 10 cancer hospital and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Moffitt devotes more than 2 million square feet to research and patient care. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 6,000 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.5 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit, and follow the momentum on FacebookTwitter and YouTube.