the Kids to the NFL Experience
Two weeks ago,
Cobo Center was filled with the latest cars and trucks. Now it has
been transformed into the NFL Experience. A theme park for the entire
family with FREE autograph sessions and more.
NFL Experience there are many exciting things to check out. If you
remember last year, Detroit was home to the MLB All-Star Game. This
is similar to the FanFest that took place at Cobo Center. The only
difference is this one is about football.
be able to get FREE autographs from over 50 NFL superstars. There
will be a Topps Super Bowl Card Show promising to be the largest
one ever. Coachs in the NFL will give fans and inside look at what
goes on during a football game.
have the chance to dress up like your favorite football players
and get your picture taken. There will be free face painting and
temporary tattoos as well. NFL players will read books about football
to the kids who attend.
football clinics will be taking place throughout the event. Learn
to improve your passing, kicking and punt skills and everything
else you need to be a pro at football. They are aimed for boys and
girls from ages 8-12. In addition, look for the referee clinics
so you will now how to call a play.
101 will be offered. It is a class aimed to teach woman everything
they should know about the game we call football. Also, there will
be a cheerleader spirit clinic for those girls who want to improve
their skills on cheering. There will be teams from junior high,
high school and All-Star teams.
will be a Super Bowl Spirit Clinic taking place at the Gatorade
Clinic Field. Here 1,000 young women in grades 5 through 12 will
play football. NFL coaches and players will teach them and cheerleaders
will demonstrate their techniques. Look for hip-hop singer Teairra
Mari, female racecar driver Audrey Zavodsky, and Allie LaForce.
WDIV's Rhonda Walker will speak about getting a good education,
staying away from drugs and striving to reach for your dreams.
of Metro Detroit's marching bands will be performing at the NFL
Experience. On Thursday, you can see the Warren Mott Marauder Music
Machine from 5pm to 5:30 pm. On Saturday, look for the Martin Luther
King High School marching band from 1pm to 1:30 pm.
Experience features 800,000 sqaure feet of fun for the entire family.
Take the kids, they'll have a blast! The hours are 3-10pm on Thursday
and Friday, 10am-10pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday.
are $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 years and younger. You
can purchase them by calling (866) 849-4635 or online at www.superbowl.com
or at www.ticketmaster.com.
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