Snoop Dogg's 9th Annual Snoop Bowl to be Held February 5th
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:26:48
Rap superstar and philanthropist Snoop Dogg has announced that the 9th annual Snoop Bowl will take place on Saturday, February 5th in Lancaster, Texas. This year, football legend Deion Sanders will host the annual event and compete against Snoop's All-Star Team! Fun times to be had on Super Bowl weekend.
Snoop Bowl will be filled with sports and fun, and will feature seven different games taking place throughout the day. The marquee game will pit Snoop Dogg's All Stars against football great Deion Sanders' TRUTH Select National Champion Football Team. Other teams who will be competing will be from Fort Worth, Brownsville, Texas, St. Louis, Arkansas, Oklahoma City and Memphis.
Throughout the years, Snoop Bowl has attracted countless celebrities, whether by performing or coaching, and the event that gives back to the youth and their communities. Celebs who have contributed in the past include Pitbull, Flo Rida, DJ Khaled, Will.I.Am and many more.
Snoop Dogg said, "I am so happy to have been doing this event for nine years straight and am excited to be coaching this year against Deion Sanders, a football great who I grew up watching. Through our mutual love for football and giving back to the youth, we have come together. The fact that we both have our own youth football leagues is a blessing; but he better watch himself on the field because my team is killing his!"
Thems fighting worlds, to which Deion Sanders, who created his own youth football league (TRUTH) and is known for his philanthropic work, said, "We still believe the children are the future. I thank God there is a man who shares the same love, passion and focus for tomorrow's leaders as I do. Some call him Snoop Dogg, I call him a friend." Leave it Deion to quote Whitney Houston in a press release.
Snoop Bowl IX will take place from 9 AM to 6 PM at Lancaster Recreation Park (1567-2101 N Jefferson Rd. Lancaster, TX 75134.) Snoop's game takes place at 3 PM. For more information please go here.
About SYFL: The Snoop Youth Football League is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 2005 by Snoop Dogg and established to provide the opportunity for inner-city children to participate in youth sports. The SYFL serves children between the ages of 7 and 13, teaching them the values of teamwork, good sportsmanship, discipline and self respect while also stressing the importance of academics.
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