Courtesy of the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl
- AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl officials along with NCAA Football are thrilled to announce a FREE youth football clinic for area kids between the ages of 5 and 13 to be held on Saturday, June 25 from 8 a.m. to noon at Independence Stadium.
Partnering on the event for the second year in a row, the NCAA Football Youth Clinic hosted by the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl promotes the fundamentals of football as well as good sportsmanship. Registrants will participate in offensive, defensive, and special teams drills while being coached by current college coaches and former players.
Applications are available by calling 318-221-0712 or toll free 888-414-BOWL (2695), or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are also available online at www.ncaafootballclinics.com
2011 GAMEDAY AND TICKET INFORMATION
The 2011 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl will kick off at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 from Independence Stadium and will be nationally televised on ESPN2.
Individual ticket prices in 2011 are $47 for sideline seats and $37 for south end zone seats. Military tickets can be purchased by active military personnel in person at the Bowl Office for a special discounted price of $32 for south end zone and $42 for sideline bench seats. Those wishing to donate tickets to the military can do so at those same prices. The ticket renewal period is ongoing and the deadline for all payment is July 1, 2011.
New to all ticket buyers in 2011 is the “I-Bowl Loyalty Card”. If fans renew tickets or purchase new tickets prior to the July 1 renewal deadline they will receive one Loyalty Card for each ticket they purchase. The “I-Bowl Loyalty Card” will save fans money at participating businesses that are “Loyalty Partners” such as Cascio’s Market Bistro, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hilton Shreveport, Johnny’s Catfish and Seafood, The Dough Basket and Creative Cakes and many more. New “Loyalty Partners” will be added throughout the year as well.
The AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl has revised several of its ticket packages this year. The “Johnny’s Catfish and Seafood Family FUN Pack”, Touchdown Club, Patriot Pack, and Bowl Backer offer fans a chance to save money for their group outing to the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl.
The “Johnny’s Catfish and Seafood Family Fun Pack” includes four south end zone tickets, four hot dogs, four soft drinks, and a Blue Lot parking pass all for only $175. The ticket package also includes a “Johnny’s Catfish Family Pack”, a $20 value. This saves fans more than $40 off of the regular price.
The Touchdown Club is specially designed for larger groups. This package includes 10 south end zone tickets, and 10 shuttle tickets for $380, which saves fans $50 off the normal price.
The Patriot Pack and the Bowl Backer include 20 seats in the south end zone and sidelines respectively, along with shuttle tickets and recognition at the game for your business or large group. Stay tuned for more information on ticket packages throughout the year.
The Kid’s Corner Youth Ticket Initiative allows businesses and individuals the opportunity to donate 25 or more tickets to a youth-oriented non-profit organization of their choice, such as the YMCA, Volunteers of America, or Boys and Girls Club. This program is also a great way for youth groups to sit together at the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl in a fun and safe environment.
Information on becoming a member of the Independence Bowl Foundation or a corporate sponsor of the bowl is also available at the Bowl Office located on the ground floor of the American Tower in downtown Shreveport at 401 Market Street, Suite 120. Those interested may also contact the Bowl Office at 318.221.0712 or toll free at 888.414.BOWL (2695) or visit the bowl’s official website at www.independencebowl.org
About NCAA Football NCAA Football USA, Inc. represents a coalition of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), the Collegiate Commissioners Association (CCA), the Football Bowl Association (FBA), the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the National Football Foundation (NFF) and serves as the collective voice to promote college football. NCAA Football is managed by IMG College, a division of IMG Worldwide. For more information on NCAA Football, visit www.NCAAFootball.com
About NCAA Football’s Youth Initiative NCAA Football’s Youth Initiative began in 2007, when NCAA Football USA, Inc. provided $750,000 in grants, equipment and uniforms to help rebuild the New Orleans Recreation Department's youth football league following Hurricane Katrina. In 2008, NCAA Football committed $1.5 million to develop a three-pronged national youth program comprising youth clinics, apparel grants and a legacy gift. More than 25,000 young athletes have been positively impacted since the program’s inception. For more information, visit www.NCAAFootball.com/youth