Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting girls flag football. The Bucs foundation is hosting the fifth annual Girls Flag Football Preseason Classic, an exciting event that brings together high school teams from across the state. The tournament, which runs for five days, includes around 1,600 student-athletes from 80 high schools. This year, 25 teams are from high schools in Hillsborough County and 16 from Pinellas County.
For the participating teams, the Girls Flag Football Preseason Classic is an important event as it marks the beginning of the season. The tournament provides an opportunity for players to get into the groove and prepare for the upcoming games. Emma Clough, the quarterback and captain of Newsome High School Girls Flag Football team, expressed her excitement for the event, saying, “I’m definitely a little nervous, but I’m very excited to be here and just wanting to have fun with the team.”
The Girls Flag Football Preseason Classic is more than just a tournament. It was created to offer opportunities and support for girls who play flag football. Over the years, the tournament has grown from a two-day event to a five-day event. According to Tara Battiato, VP of Community Impact, the event is “so near and dear to our heart because we love the game of football and we want to grow the game with everyone in the whole world.” Battiato added, “We want to provide opportunities for girls, specifically here, in order to play the game that they love.”
The Girls Flag Football Preseason Classic is an excellent opportunity for the public to watch and support the participating teams. The tournament is open for everyone to attend and watch some of the best high school flag football players in the state compete against each other.
In conclusion, the Girls Flag Football Preseason Classic is an exciting event that provides opportunities for girls to play flag football and grow the game. The tournament brings together high school teams from across the state, and for the participating teams, it marks the beginning of the season. The event is open for the public to watch, and it is an excellent opportunity to support the student-athletes and watch some exciting football games. NewsChannel8