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Second Annual Orange Bowl Florida High School Football Showcase, presented by Cleveland Clinic Florida, to Take Place in February

 

IMG_0867The second annual Orange Bowl Florida High School Football Showcase presented by Cleveland Clinic will take place On Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. This free one-day event, conducted in association with the National Football Foundation (NFF), and its local chapters, offers academically qualified high school seniors from Florida an unprecedented opportunity to use their athletic and academic skills to earn collegiate scholarships, and ultimately, a college degree. Football coaches from NCAA Division II, III and NAIA programs from across the country will have the opportunity to evaluate these young student-athletes.

The showcase will take place at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Fla., from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. All NCAA Division II, III, and NAIA athletic directors and head football coaches have been invited to attend the Orange Bowl Florida High School Football Showcase presented by Cleveland Clinic.

At the inaugural showcase last year, in excess of $1 million in scholarships was earned by more than 60 student-athletes.

Student-athletes eligible for participation must be graduating high school seniors who have not accepted a scholarship offer from a NCAA Division I (Football Bowl Subdivision and Football Championship Subdivision) program. In addition, they must meet the following academic qualifications:

Student-athletes eligible for participation must be graduating high school seniors who have not accepted a scholarship offer from a NCAA Division I (Football Bowl Subdivision and Football Championship Subdivision) program. In addition, they must meet the following academic qualifications:

·         Earn a 2.5 GPA or higher in 16 Core Courses (please visit www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/core-courses for a description of NCAA Eligible Core Courses); AND

·         Earn an SAT score of 920 (math and verbal only) or higher; OR

·         Have a composite ACT Score of 18 or higher or a sum score of 68 or higher

The showcase is a further commitment by Orange Bowl to youth sports, one of the four pillars of its community outreach, which also includes fundraising and community events, academic programs and scholarships, and legacy gifts. For more than 80 years, the Orange Bowl has been one of South Florida’s leading civic organizations, promoting championship sporting events, related premier entertainment and other year-round activities to inspire youth, engage our community and enhance the South Florida economy.

For more information about the Orange Bowl Florida High School Football Showcase and to register, please visit http://community.orangebowl.org/highschoolfootballshowcase/.

For volunteer opportunities with the Orange Bowl and to register, please visit http://community.orangebowl.org/ambassadors/

 

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