All American Bowl Frequently Asked Questions!
WHEN IS IT?
Saturday May 7, 2011 @ 12:05 PM WHERE IS THE GAME?
WHERE IS THE GAME?
University of Charleston Stadium - Charleston, West Virginia
PURPOSE OF THE ALL AMERICAN BOWL
Provide quality football and educational opportunities for the players.
WHO CAN PLAY?
College Division II/II Seniors, Minor League Free Agents
HOW DOES ONE GET SELECTED?
The players have been recommended by their coaches and nominated by the All American Bowl Selection Committee and the Football Scouting Bureau. These select players are being recognized for their outstanding Division I/II/III and Free Agent careers.
HOW LONG WILL I BE IN CHARESLTON?
3 Days 2 Nights May 5, 6, 7, 2011
CAN I STAY LONGER?
Yes, Contact the Ramada Charleston House
HOW CAN I GET TICKETS?
General Admission: $10.00, Kids 6-12: $5.00, 5 and under: Free. Tickets purchased at University of Charleston Stadium on game day.
Thursday 5, 2011
1:00pm Sign-In & Practice #1 at University of Charleston Stadium
5:30pm Banquet Ramada Charleston House
Friday 6, 2011
8:00-10:00am Scouting Combine
10:00-12:30pm Practice #2 at University of Charleston Stadium
1:00-3:00pm Practice #3 at University of Charleston Stadium
5:30-7:30pm Meet-n-Greet with Jock Sanders, Robert Sand, All Amercan Bowl Players
Charleston Town Center Center Court
Saturday 7, 2011
9:00am Walk-Thru at University of Charleston Stadium
Team and Individual Pictures
Announcement of Player
11:00am Lil-Pigsins Punt, Pass & Kick
12:05pm 2011 DII/DIII/Semi Pro Charleston All American Bowl
Halftime Performance by the Cat Daddy's and University of Charleston Cheerleaders
Post game awards will follow the game
POST GAME PARTY? Yes, TBD
ARE THERE ANY PRE OR POST GAME ACTIVITIES? YES
Jock Sanders and Robert Sands Meet-and-Greet
Friday, May 6, 2011 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Charleston Town Center, Center Court Guidelines
Lil-Pigskins Punt, Pass & Kick
Children's activities will begin at 11 a.m. and the first 100 kids under 12 will receive free t-shirts
Halftime and Post Game Entertainment
Performance by The Cat Daddy's.
Post Game Awards
DOES THE MEDIA NEED CREDENTIALS?: Yes, Please Contact us at 575-322-2695 or
WILL IT BE BROADCASTED?
Live Online Radio Stream (Play-by-Play and Commentary)
Highlights of the game will also be posted
The media is invited to attend all practice sessions and social events. Media credentials can be obtained by contacting the All American Bowl at 575-322-2695 and leaving a message with your name, affiliation and phone number.
WILL THERE BE SCOUTS WATCHING?
NFL, Canadian, European, UFL, Arena, NRFL, Scouting Bureaus, MIMS, Minor League, and Professional Scouts are invited. However we cannot gaurentee scout attendance.
WILL THERE BE AWARDS GIVEN?
Post Game: MVP for both teams
Offensive and Defensive Lineman Awards - In honor of Mick Tingelhoff and Jim Marshall (Former Minnesota Vikings)
IS THERE A HOST HOTEL?
Ramada Charleston House is one of the area’s finest hotels, and will be the official hotel of the All American Bowl. Special All American Bowl Price is $84.00 Call: Ramada Charleston House
304-344-4092 600 Kanawha Blvd East Charleston, WV 25301, and ask for All American Bowl Group.
HOW ARE PLAYERS HOUSED?
Players are housed 2 per room
CAN A PLAYER STAY WITH A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER?
Yes, to do this a Friend or Family Member must contact the Ramada Charelston House and make reservations for a separate room (you are able to use the Family & Friends discount though).
DO PLAYERS PAY TO PLAY IN THIS GAME?
NO, However, each player is responsible for find a sponsor to cover participating in the All Star Weekend!
The Players sponsorship will cover:
Ramada (3 days-2 nights stay)
2 Meals and Banquet (Meet and Greet)
Post Game Party
DOES THE SPONOSORSHIP COVER TRAVEL?
NO, but a player can get more than the required amount in additional sponsorships to cover travel. Call 575-322-2695 for more information on how to cover your airfare!
Note: All Players are responsible for travel to Charleston for the All American Bowl, including all practices and to the game. Parent, friends, fans and coaches are welcome at all practices, combines and it is OK and encouraged for players to ride along.
Note: If you have special needs please contact us 575-322-2695