October 1, 2016
To: Sports Editors, Prep Sports Writers and Photographers
From: Media Committee – Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas
The Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas 80th annual Shrine Bowl Game Week will begin December 10 and
conclude with Game Day on December 17th with a 2:00 PM kickoff at Gibbs Stadium located on the
Campus of Wofford College.
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 Spartanburg High School, 500 Dupree Street, from 9:30 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. and 2:30P.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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, should you need to contact Jim, 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 80th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.