Gateway All American Bowl Presented by ESSO/Global
at US Bank Stadium December 21st 2019
This the 23th Anniversary of the All American Bowl and will be sponsored in part by Gateway/ESSO/Global and played at the outstanding work of art, US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings and SUPER BOWL LII. College and Free Agent players from all over the United States and Canada will play in Gateway All American Bowl XXIII Esso/Global All Star Football Game, December 21st, 2019 at 1:05pm.
One Hundred of the North America's top college and free agents football players have been selected to showcase their skills.Two teams of 50 players will compete in the All American Bowl. They will be slected out of the 350 plus nominated players, here are a few of the current nominees:
Aaron Austin Augsburg OL; Aaron Simpson Dixie St. DB; MIAC First Team Defense LB Derek Glynn Augsburg;
Brant Grisel Charleston (WV) QB; Caden Walters Sioux Falls QB; Daniel Davis Southwest Minn. St. CCA All-American - WR; Danny Laudet Concordia-St. Paul P; Dimitri Abro Northwood DB; Drew Mahoney Bentley WR; Jacob Anderson Bemidji St. WR; Jacob Protzman Wayne State College DL; Jaquan Hardy Tiffin RB; Jaquan Hardy Tiffin RB; Johnny Feauto AFCA-NAIA ALL-AMERICA , Kansas Wesleyan QB; Jordan Salima Truman RB; ; Luis Lopez T
ex. A&M-Kingsville RB; Michael Cooper Delaware Valley U OL; Michael Junker Bemidji St. DB; Mike Strachan Charleston (WV) WR; Nate Gunn Minnesota St. RB; Noah Routson Trine University , All-MIAA OL; Paul Ortiz Winona St. K; Quinn Frisell Augsburg QB; Sam Reeves Truman DL: Shaq Bradford Kansas Wesleyan DE; Simeon Washington Trine Universit, All-MIAA LB : Tyler Ryan Concordia Wi, All-NACC - OL; Tyler Thomsen Wayne State College LB; Warren Singletary Kansas Wesleyan LB; Isiah Lee Shultz DL Concordia UW;
Jacquese Goins DB MacMurray College; Anthony DeBella OL St. Olaf; Joe Warner UM, Crookston; Chris Gemayel DL Bridgwater ; North Team: Arnold Riggs, OL; DeMarco Prewitt AFCA-NAIA ALL-AMERICA , Kansas Wesleyan RB; Michael Heffner WR; Chris Stokes LB Virginia Union;Arnold Riggs TE,Kentucky Christian; lorenzo Hood, DL UCF. Darius Crosby, OL, Dupage. Le'Andre Benion ALL MIAC Specialists Aubsurg. Trenton Poe-Evans AFCA-NAIA ALL-AMERICA , Kansas Wesleyan TE
* College and Free Agent All American Bowl.
* Viking Skolt (that's Skolt in the Skol Vikings Promo Photo Above) and Lady Kira will be on hand Defending the North at the Banquet and cheering on the players at the game!
* Player Sign In at Crown Plaza Aire Hotel, Saturday, December 19th starting at 3pm.
* All Star Banquet December 20th at Crown Plaza Aire with guest Speaker former Minnesota Viking JT Turner. Plus the presentation of the All American Bowl Awards.
* Team Meetings, Practice and Combine at Augsburg Indoor Dome. December 20th. (see itinerary for details)
* Game Day Player Photos, Players Announcements, Kick-off at US Bank Stadium (Home of 2018 Super Bowl and the Minnesota Vikings), Tickets at the Eco Lab Entrance on the north side walking distance to the Light Rail Line. Family and Friends can Ride Lightrail in front of the Crown Plaza Aire Hotel to the Mall of America and/or US Bank Stadium
* Game is played under NFL rules with variations, (including adjustment for Kickers and Punters)
Click Read More for FAQ, Itinerary, player photos and Complete event information
WHEN IS IT?
Saturday December 21, 2019
College All American All - Stars vs Stripes
Free Agent All American Bowl
WHERE IS THE GAME?
US Bank Stadium, Home of the Minnesota Vikings, and SUPER BOWL LII Minneapolis, MN
PURPOSE OF THE ALL AMERICAN BOWL
Provide quality football and educational opportunities for the players.
WHO CAN PLAY?
2019 College Seniors and Free Agents Register Here
HOW DOES ONE GET SELECTED?
The players have been recommended by their coaches and selected 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 MINNESOTA?
3 Days 2 Nights, December 19, 20, 21 2018
CAN I STAY LONGER?
Yes, (see below)
HOW CAN I GET TICKETS?
General Admission: $20.00 Game
Game tickets can be purchased at Eco Lab Entrance on Game day! $20 Adults, Students $15, 12 to 6 $5, 5 and under Free.
on the north side walking distance to the Light Rail Line. Family and Friends can Ride Lightrail in front of the Crown Plaza Aire Hotel to the Mall of America and/or US Bank Stadium for the Game.
Friday 20th at 7:00PM
Friends and Family Banquet Tickets Call 575-322-2695
2019 Practice Itinerary
Thursday - December 19th 2019
Crown Plaza Hotel Check-in, Sign-in and Jersey Pick-up for all Players and Coaches
7:00pm Team Meetings
Friday - December 20th 2019 Augsburg college Dome
9:00am Mangini ProLook Football Combine and Practice: Game Jersey, Helmet and Shoulder pads for practice.
7:00pm Team Dinner at Crown Plaza Air Hotel
Saturday Game Day Game - US Bank Stadium December 21st 2019
1:05PM College & Free Agent All American Bowl
Game: Gateway All American College All Star Game Presented by Esso/Global
9am Team Meetings
11:30 AM Walk-Thru at Stadium
Team and Individual Pictures, Announcement of Player, National Anthem
1:05 PM College All American Bowl Kick-Off (NFL Rules)
Halftime and Post Game Entertainment?
Kicking and Punting Competition, Post Game Awards
*Schedule Subject to Change without Notice!
Player can take the Light Rail from the Stadium to MSP Airport after the game.
WILL IT BE BROADCAST?
If Broadcast is available, there will be a link on this website if not Highlights of the game will be posted and Video after the game. 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. Mall of America Website
WILL THERE BE SCOUTS WATCHING?
NFL, Canadian, European, UFL, Arena, NRFL, Scouting Bureaus, Minor League, and Professional Scouts are invited. However we cannot guarantee scout attendance. See Notable Alumni
NFL Alumni Including Tony Mangini Buffalo Chapter Mangini Super Agent Article, Micheal Blair and Angel Lopez Chicago Chapter, will coaching in the game and running the combine.
WILL THERE BE AWARDS GIVEN?
Post Game: MVP for both teams
Offense and Defense Lineman Awards - In honor of Mick Tingelhoff and Jim Marshall (Former Minnesota Vikings),
Plus: Offense and Defense Awards and MVP Awards
All American Bowl Awards (Presented at the Banquet)
IS THERE A HOST HOTEL?
Yes Crown Plaza Air Bloomington is one of the area’s finest hotels, and will be the official hotel of the All American Bowl. for reservations Family and Friends Discount link $75.00 per night Code AAB (look at Group Code are to see AAB when you are putting in you stay dates. call 952-854-9000 Click to Reserve Rooms
The hotel is right on the Light Rail Line which goes to US Bank Stadium, Mall of America and the Airport for as low as $1.75.
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 Crown Plaza Air and make reservations for a separate room (you are able to use the Family & Friends discount). Crown Plaza Air Bloomington is one of the area’s finest hotels, and will be the official hotel of the All American Bowl. Call 952-854-9000 for reservations Family and Friends Discount link $75.00 per night Code AAB Click to Reserve Rooms
IS THERE A COST FOR PLAYERS?
No, they obtain sponsors to cover the cost. There is a cost to run the event so we will provide players with the materials needed to secure a sponsorship. The event sponsorship fee is $499 plus your transportation cost to and from your home to the event. No Sponsorship fee refunds will be made if canceled within 30 days of the event. Due to limited of positions we ask that you provide a commitment deposit fee of $200 in order to hold your roster spot this is refundable with your completed sponsor fee of $499 or you can just do the balance of which is $299. There are hundreds of players that want to participate in this event. Commitment Deposit Fee Due now. Deadline December 17th, 2019
Full Fee Due Nov 17th Sponsor Fee Click Here Send a Sponsor a Form Here (pdf)
The Players FULL sponsorship will cover:
Hotel: (3 days-2 nights stay)
Pro Scouting Event (Combine)
2 Meals and Banquet (Meet and Greet)
DOES THE SPONSORSHIP COVER TRAVEL?
NO, but a player can get more than the required amount in additional sponsorship to cover travel. Call 575-322-2695 for more information on how to cover your airfare!
Note: All Players are responsible for travel to Minneapolis for the All American Bowl, including all practices and to the game. Parent, friends, fans and coaches are welcome at all practices, combine and it is OK and encouraged for players to ride along. Note: If you have special needs please contact us 575-322-2695