2nd Annual Sun Bowl Adult Flag Football Tournament Set for August
Excerpt from the Sun Bowl Association press release
EL PASO, TX – The Sun Bowl Association and the Southwest Flag Football League have teamed up again to host the second annual Sun Bowl Adult Flag Football Tournament in El Paso, Texas, Friday through Sunday, August 19-21. The multi-day tournament has cash prizes available for winners.
The tournament will be played at the Westside Sports Complex in El Paso and with varying levels of play. The tournament levels are as follows: Men’s (Recreational, Intermediate, Competitive), Women’s (Competitive), and Mixed (Recreational) divisions.
“We at the Sun Bowl Association worked very well with the Southwest Flag Football League a year ago and are excited to bring this event back to Borderland in hopes it continues to grow,” said the SBA Executive Director Bernie Olivas. “We anticipate that out-of-town drawing teams will participate and compete against our local teams. We continue to strive to produce events for the community as well as having a positive economic impact for our city.
The rosters will consist of 14 members, who are ready to participate in this 8-on-8 flag football tournament. All participants will receive a tournament gift bag with various commemorative items. First place teams in all divisions will receive a tournament championship belt and championship cups.
The winner of the Men’s Competitive Division A and the Women’s Competitive Division A will receive monetary payouts. The monetary prizes awarded will be based on the size of the slice. The champion of the competitive bracket with up to 16 teams will receive a payout of $2,000 and the champion of a bracket with more than 32 teams will receive $4,000. The winner of the Men’s B Division – Intermediate, Men’s C – Recreational Division and Mixed C – Recreational Division will win $1,000.
The deadline to register for the tournament is Sunday, July 31 or until the bracket is full, whichever comes first. All entry fees are $300, which includes all arbitration fees.
“Last year’s event was a challenge because it was our first year, but working with the Southwest Flag Football League really adds to the event,” said Joe Daubach, director of special events for the Sun Bowl Association. . “It’s always exciting to be part of another Sun Bowl Association event that brings together so many people to showcase El Paso and the hospitality of our community.”
Tournament Chairman Adrian Morales said, “It’s a huge honor for me to be part of such a great organization like the Sun Bowl Association while strengthening our local flag football community. Giving them the opportunity to compete against teams from California east to Texas and Colorado inside Mexico is energizing. This tournament will give them that opportunity.
WHAT: Sun Bowl Flag Football Tournament
WHEN: Friday, Saturday and Sunday – August 19-21, 2022
OR: Westside Sports Complex (201 Isela Rubalcava Boulevard, El Paso, TX 79932)
About the Sun Bowl Association:
The Sun Bowl Association is a 501 © 3 nonprofit volunteer organization. The Sun Bowl Association, with the help of more than 700 volunteers, promotes and serves the El Paso community and provides a year-round calendar of events. culminating year with the annual Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl football game. Other main Sun Bowl events include the Sun Bowl Flag Football Tournament, the Peter Piper Pizza Sun Bowl Punt, Pass and Kick, Glasheen, Valles & Inderman Injury Lawyers Sun Bowl Parade, the WestStar Don Haskins Sun Bowl Basketball Invitational, and the Fan Party.
About the Southwest Flag Football League