North and South Carolina Shrine Bowl Coaches will gather at Shrine Bowl Headquarters in Fort Mill on Monday October 7th for the arduous task of selecting 80 players from the more than 400 name submissions from the two Carolinas.
Ron Long, Athletic Director of the Shrine Bowl said, “Tar Heel Head Coach Burton Cates of Lee County High School in Sanford and Sandlapper Head Coach Tommy Brown of Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School in Orangeburg, along with their respective coaching staffs will select 40 players each, in what they termed would well represent their respective states. This final selection process culminates nearly a year of extraordinary work that these coaching staffs’ dedicate to the selection process in addition to their regular jobs.”
Once the final list is submitted to Shrine Bowl Officials, the Shrine Bowl designees will notify each player’s Head Coach informing him of his player’s selection. The coach in turn will inform the player(s).
Earlier today, Ronnie Blount, Chairman of The Shrine Bowl Board Of Governors and Connie Altman, General Game Chairman announced that the rosters for the 77th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas will be released at Shrine-Bowl.com in a joint webcast hosted by GoUpstate.com’s Kevin Melton and CarolinaPreps.com’s Chris Hughes, who is Chairman of the Shrine Bowl Video Network. The Webcast is slated to begin at 1PM on Thursday, October 10th, 2013.
Members of the press may watch the official release that includes, interviews with Tar Heel Head Coach Burton Cates and Sandlapper Head Coach Tommy Brown, including quotes useable for stories, and the 2013 roster of players for both teams.
This year’s game, the 77th Annual, will again be played at beautiful Gibbs Stadium on the campus of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina on Saturday, December 21st at 1:00 PM EST.
General admission Tickets will be available at all Academy Sports and Outdoors in North and South Carolina. You may also buy tickets from the Shrine Bowl Office in advance for $15.00 general admission. Game day, at the Gate Price is $20.00 general admission.
Stop in your local Academy Sports and Outdoors location, or call for your Shrine Bowl tickets at 1-800-648-2695, or go online at Shrine-Bowl.com.
David Cutcliffe has accepted the invitation to be the special guest speaker for the Shrine Bowl Coaches and Players Awards Banquet on Friday evening, December 20, 2013 at 6PM, in the Marriott Renaissance Park Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina. Tickets for the banquet will be available for $45 each by calling the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas office at 1-800-648-BOWL (2695).