Media Credentials

October 2, 2017

To: Sports Editors, Prep Sports Writers and Photographers

From: Media Committee – Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas

The Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas 81th annual Shrine Bowl Game Week will begin December 09th and conclude with Game Day on December 16th with a 2:00 PM kickoff at Gibbs Stadium located on the campus of Wofford College, in Spartanburg, SC.

Headquarters for the Shrine Bowl will be The Marriott Hotel in downtown Spartanburg, S.C., located
at 299 North Church Street (864-596-1211).

Practices will be held at Dorman High School, 1050 Cavalier Way, Roebuck, SC, from 9:30 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. and 2:30 P.M. until 4:30 P.M. beginning Monday and continuing through Thursday. There will be no scheduled practice Friday morning; however, it will be the respective Coach’s decision for each team as to whether or not to schedule a Friday afternoon practice session.

The Press is invited to hold interviews with individual players after practices and/or after the game. Should you wish to participate in these interviews, we are including, for your convenience, an interview request form to indicate your particular preference with regard to interviews. Kindly fill out the form and send it to French Harvey at

To obtain your Shrine Bowl Press Credentials, please use the enclosed credential request form and upon completion either USPS mail or EMAIL the form to Jim Crawford at Also, should you need to contact me, my telephone number is (919) 383-5636; and should there be no answer, please leave a message.

On game day, you are invited, after 12:00 P.M., to the Press Box on the third floor to receive a complimentary box lunch. Please use the elevator and wear you Shrine Bowl press credentials.

We recognize that you are the working press and we very much value the job you that you do. It is our goal to support and accommodate you in the completion of your assignment.

It is anticipated that we will begin mailing the press credentials no later than December 1st. If you have not submitted your request by then, subsequent requests will have to be placed on the will call list.

As always, we are looking forward to seeing you on Game Day for the 81th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.

Jim Crawford
Media Credentials Chairman