Offense-Defense All-American Bowl
In its ninth year of operation, the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl is an electric event and has been ever since its inaugural game which featured the incomparable talents of Cam Newton, Dez Bryant, and many more household names! With all-star talent of that caliber behind the event and more being added each year, the O-D Bowl has evolved to a spectacle of youth and high school sports.
Today, the O-D Bowl continues to grow. The game has expanded to include a week's worth of activities including multiple youth All-American Teams in a variety of age brackets, high school underclassmen showcases, combines, coaching clinics, conventions, tournaments, and, of course, the Senior All-American game itself!
Over 80 of the best high school football players in the country meet for bragging rights, pride, and to show off their talents on a national stage! The 8th-annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl is the greatest all-star event in all of high school sports and has been broadcast live by ESPNU, Fox Sports, and Time Warner Cable among other outlets.
Past participants read like a Who's Who of current NFL stars. A brief look at illustrious rosters from the event's history will bring up names like Cam Newton, Dez Bryant, Carlos Dunlap, Golden Tate, Joe Haden, Rolando McClain, Earl Thomas, and many more! The stars of the future shine their brightest in the O-D All-American Bowl!
YOUTH ALL-AMERICAN BOWL
Thousands of youth athletes across the country compete all Summer for the right to be named an Offense-Defense All-American. Those football players a cut above their peers receive an invite to the O-D Youth All-American Bowl during Bowl Week where they go head-to-head with their fellow All-Americans in their age group in a celebration of the best-of-the-best of the game of football.
Now in its fifth year as part of Bowl Week festivities, the Youth All-American Bowl is a flagship O-D Event, notable for the tremendous amount of skill, dedication, competition, and enthusiasm our O-D Campers bring to the table as they vie for the coveted title of All-American.
DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH
The Diamonds in the Rough game is the venue for all the supremely talented high school seniors that did not find their way on the Senior Bowl roster to strut their stuff and show the recruiting world what their scouts missed. A majority of Diamonds in the Rough athletes are headed to Division I and II schools and are likely to turn heads at the next level.
Diamonds in the rough are players who we feel should be coveted as top recruits and players that we truly believe football careers will out shine and outlast some of those rated above now. This high school seniors are referred to as diamonds because they will hold value through the years to come.
The Rising Stars event will feature the best-of-the-best high school juniors going head-to-head in a controlled, full-pads experience to help increase their recruiting footprint and equip them with the tools they need to best prepare to impress the scouts both during Bowl Week and their senior year. Rising Stars gain invaluable exposure that helps their visibility as it relates to future Diamonds in the Rough or Senior Bowl selection odds.
Rising Star showcase players are the elite juniors in their class. These players are top recruits now or will prove themselves to be one very soon. These are your stars of the future. All players have been thoroughly scouted and identified for this showcase.
The Offense-Defense Showcase is comprised of elite high school Freshman and Sophomore talent who have been scouted at an O-D Camp or by one of O-D's regional scouts across the Nation.
This event is considered a stepping-stone. Athletes who perform in the Showcase have a step-up on Senior All-American consideration, benefiting from the increased time under the tutelage of our top-flight coaching staff as well as planting themselves square on the radar of our evaluation team.
ODYFL teams from all across the country meet to do battle during Bowl Week for the right to be named ODYFL Tournament Champions! One of the highlights of each and every Bowl Week are the rabid, die-hard fans we get to meet and see cheer on their hometown teams on some of the biggest stages the world of football has to offer.
Who will be Champions this year? We can't wait to find out! Teams from all leagues and affiliations are welcome to participate!
Bowl Week is also host to the only-one-of-its-kind Youth Football Convention. Dozens of vendors, speakers, and entities within the world of youth football descend on Bowl Week to hawk the latest in football safety and technology, teach and talk about the game, and revel in the company of the thousands of attendees and visitors.
This is the perfect avenue to be seen and heard in the Youth Football industry. Want to be a part of the biggest event in the business? Contact us for more details! We can't wait to see you there!
Looking to take your coaching to the next level? For the duration of Bowl Week, there will be a multitude of seminars, talks, and instructional sessions featuring guest speakers from all throughout the country's football coaching ranks.
Offense-Defense has been crafting and evolving the world's foremost football curriculum for over four decades. Let us impart that ability to you as our incomparable coaching staff and connections help make you the coach you always knew you could be.