Packers To Host Salute To Service Flag Football Tournament Oct. 12
October 09, 2019
Tournament between branches of the armed forces to raise money for morale funds.
As part of the organization’s Salute to Service efforts, the Green Bay Packers are hosting a flag football tournament for six teams, featuring each branch of the military, on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the football field at Titletown.
Fans are invited to attend the tournament, which begins at 10 a.m. with matchups between the Marines and Air Force teams on the east side of the field, and Coast Guard and Army teams on the west side of the field, with the Navy and Army National Guard teams having a bye in the first round.
Several members from the Redbird Vocal Music Group of De Pere High School will sing the national anthem, and the American Legion Post 11 will present the colors.
Round-robin pool play will finish at 12:30 p.m., with the single elimination tournament beginning at 12:45 p.m.
Bleachers will be available for fans, and Titletown’s tables and chairs will be available for use. No carry-in furniture or folding chairs are permitted.
The winning team’s morale fund will also receive a $2,500 donation, and the runner-up will receive a $1,000 donation from the Packers. The third through sixth place teams will all receive a $500 donation.
The donations are possible through the NFL’s 2019 Salute to Service Team Program Grant through the NFL Foundation.