– The 10th
annual NFL Foundation Bowling Tournament, presented by GoBowling.com, the top online destination for bowling fans, will take place on Friday, Feb. 5
from 4 – 9 p.m.
at Lucky Strike San Francisco (200 King St.). The tournament is partnering with the NFL Legends Community to celebrate Super Bowl 50.
Teams of amateur bowlers will be captained by NFL Legends, Super Bowl MVPs and Pro Football Hall of Famers. Proceeds from the ‘Legends on the Lanes’ event will benefit the NFL Foundation to support NFL Legends’ philanthropic initiatives, including the Player Care Foundation.
“GoBowling.com is very proud to once again team up with the NFL Foundation and the Legends Community to sponsor this great event that combines two of America’s favorite pastimes, bowling and football, all to benefit a terrific cause,” said John Harbuck, president of Strike Ten Entertainment, the centralized sponsor-activation arm for bowling and the creator of GoBowling.com. “Maximizing on the enduring popularity and the fundraising power of bowling, ‘Legends on the Lanes’ will definitely be an event to remember this Super Bowl.”
The celebrity captains entered thus far are GoBowling.com spokesman ED “TOO TALL” JONES
along with JOIQUE BELL, ELVIN BETHEA, JB BROWN, MARK CLAYTON, GARRY COBB, DONOVIN DARIUS, DERMONTTI DAWSON, PARNELL DICKINSON, WARRICK DUNN, CARL ELLER AHMAN GREEN, RODNEY HAMPTON, THOMAS HENDERSON, ROCKET ISMAIL, KENT KRAMER, FLOYD LITTLE, CURTIS MCGRIFF, TOM NOWATZKE, JONATHAN OGDEN, JOHN RANDLE, MIKE RUCKER, SCOTT TURNER and LEONARD WHELER.
Each bowler will receive a commemorative Super Bowl 50 bowling ball and pin and will participate in a post-tournament awards ceremony. Participants as well as spectators will be entitled to food and beverages and may bid on items provided by NFL Auction. Additionally, NFL Legends’ Community Directors and Coordinators that serve as ambassadors across the country will also be in attendance and facilitating the tournament.
Entry fees include a $3,500 contribution to the NFL Foundation for a bowling team of four and $250 for a non-bowling spectator.
To register for the Super Bowl 50 NFL Foundation Bowling Tournament, contact Toby Brown at 817-385-8444 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About the NFL Foundation:
The NFL Foundation is the league’s nonprofit organization representing the 32 NFL clubs. Its mission is to support the health, safety and wellness of athletes, youth football and the communities which support our game.
About the Strike Ten Entertainment:
Headquartered in Arlington, Texas, Strike Ten Entertainment is the centralized sponsor-activation arm of the bowling industry. Strike Ten Entertainment serves all organizations of bowling by coordinating the industry's sales and marketing efforts. Strike Ten Entertainment's mission is to increase national awareness of bowling and to assist the bowling industry in developing new bowlers and increasing the frequency of existing bowlers each year through promotions, publicity and industry-wide marketing initiatives. For additional information, please visit www.stemarketing.com
About GoBowling.com: GoBowling.com
is the destination for bowling fans and enthusiasts seeking news and information about one of America's favorite pastimes and the nation's number one participatory sport. With more than 67 million people taking to the lanes every year, GoBowling.com is a one-stop location where people of all ages can go to satisfy their love of bowling. Consumers turn to GoBowling.com every day to find bowling fun – discovering new bowling centers, tips and tricks to use on the lanes, event news and great deals at more than 2,100+ family-friendly bowling centers across the country.