Here is a rundown on the latest for The Liberty Challenge Games next Thursday June 14:
*Tentative Game Day Schedule. Check back Wed June 13 for final confirmed schedule!
GAME DAY JUNE 14 AT LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY POST
9:30AM ALL VOLUNTEERS SHOULD ARRIVE FOR SETUP
12:00 NOON – GATES OPEN TO FAN FAIR, VENDORS, & FOOD
1:30PM – 10U PLAYERS MUST ARRIVE FOR WALK-THROUGH & WARM-UP
2:00PM – ALL PLAYERS SHOULD ARRIVE. (10U,11U,12U,14U) TO ASSEMBLE WITH MILITARY, FIRE, POLICE, FOR OPENING CEREMONY.
2:45PM – SALUTE TO SERVICE OPENING CEREMONY
3:30PM – 10U GAME 1
4:30PM – 11U GAME 2
5:30PM – 12U GAME 3
6:30PM – 14U GAME 4
> We’ve invited News12, Newsday, Under the Radar, Youth1, and LISportsNet to cover the event.
> Varsity football coaches are invited to attend the games. This includes local private schools, and all of the public schools in section XI.
> The Flag Day Salute to Service opening ceremony will include a keynote speaker, 3 branches of the Military, Firemen, Police, local dignitaries, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and all of the teams playing.
> The opening ceremony and all 4 games will be broadcast LIVE on Sportsonthego1. You will be able to watch or listen to the games on Facebook Live, Periscope, TuneIn, and over a dozen other media outlets. Throughout the day the hosts will be calling the games, as well as interviewing various guests on the show.
> The New York Jets will be running the Fan Fair.
> Please bring a can of food to donate to Island Harvest.
> Marc Negrin will be heading up full teams of Varsity referees officiating each game.
> Each game will be called by high school announcers.
> The LIU Football players have volunteered to work with the players and families at the event.
> BATTLE SPORTS will have an extreme football station set up.
> There will be food vendors.
> There will a full team of doctors, and athletic trainers to look after players during the games and stretch/ice them afterward.
> Game Day apparel will be on sale.
> Admission at the gate for everyone except players and kids under 5 is $10 each.
> We’ll be raffling off a television, wine membership, and other great prizes including a 50/50 raffle.
> PRE-PURCHASE Varsity Media game day video here: http://store.varsitymedia.net/2018-Liberty-Challenge_p_75.html
ANYONE FROM THE PUBLIC WISHING TO VOLUNTEER, PLEASE REPORT TO LIU AT 9:30AM AND CHECK IN WITH STELLA, THE CHAIRWOMAN OF THE GAME.