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2018 Pro Bowl coming to Orlando with a week full of activities

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 2:57 pm

By Peter Covino

A&E Editor

Are you ready for the Pro Bowl? The 2018 Pro Bowl comes to Camping World Stadium, Sunday, Jan. 28 with some of the NFL’s biggest stars.

But even before that, the event will include a week’s worth of activities leading up to the game.

For the first time, after the Pro Bowl postgame ceremony, all kids ages 14 and under with parents at Camping World Stadium will be invited to run around the very same field as some of the NFL’s biggest stars. On Pro Bowl Sunday, participants can check in at a Pro Bowl Kids Stadium Takeover check-in table located on either the field level near section 145 or on the plaza level near section 149. More information is available at ProBowl.com.

Additional Pro Bowl Week activities will include the NFL Flag Championships; Play Football High School Day; Pro Bowl Skills Showdown; free access to AFC & NFC team practices; NFL Pro Bowl Experience, a free, football-themed fan festival and NFL Play 60 events.

The NFL will also work with the You Can Play Project on an event for NFL Legends, local LGBT youth and allies, and with Raliance and Break the Cycle on a summit for local young leaders, with the goal of empowering and equipping youth with strategies to combat gender-based violence.

As part of the “THANK YOU, COACH!” initiative, Pro Bowl players will invite a high school coach, who most impacted their life and NFL career, and a guest to celebrate Pro Bowl Week in Orlando. With the Pro Bowl Giveback Program, players will compete for more than bragging rights – each member of the winning team may apply for a $10,000 NFL Foundation grant to be donated to the high school or youth football program of their choice, help leave a lasting legacy on the community, and increase opportunities for the next generation of football players.

The week-long celebration will culminate with the Pro Bowl game, featuring 88 of the NFL’s best players, on Sunday, Jan. 28 at Camping World Stadium that will air on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, an ABC at a new start time of 3:00 PM ET. Tickets to the 2018 Pro Bowl game are on sale now at ProBowl.com