Event Dates

The Armed Forces Bowl and events will take place the weekend of July 4th (July 4th-7th)


The Armed Forces Bowl games will be hosted at the legendary Rice University (Houston, TX)


Registration for the Armed Forces Bowl is a simple process and can be completed online.


The Youth Armed Forces Bowl will be hosted at the legendary Rice University. This beautiful historic stadium was home to Super Bowl VIII. Athletes will get the red carpet experience!!!

Certified Sports Network and the Youth All American Armed Forces Bowl are in no way affiliated with ESPN, Inc. or the Armed Forces Bowl owned and operated by ESPN Events.


Armed Forces Bowl

The purpose of the Armed Forces Bowl is to honor our American Heroes…

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Schedule of Events

There will be a series of events planned for the athletes and family to participate in throughout July 4th Weekend.

July 4th

On July 4th athletes will participate in team practices, scheduled festivities to honor our U.S. Veterans. Team check-ins will also take place on the the 4th.

July 5th

Athletes will participate in team practices. Later that evening athletes will participate in the Armed Forces Bowl banquet.

July 6th

Grade leves 1st through 5th will play on July 6th.

July 7th

Grade levels 6th through 8th will play on July 7th

Armed Forces Bowl

What’s Included?

Here are some of the items that athletes will recieve for participating in the Armed Forces Bowl. 


Each athlete will recieve a custom fitted helmet that they will own.


Athletes will recieve custom uniforms, armed forces shirts & shorts.


Each athlete will recieve an Armed Forces ring for participating and champions will recieve championship rings.


Teams will be featured in the Certified Sports Magazine and various other media outlets. Championship games will be aired on television.

Armed Forces Teams

Each athlete will recieve a custom uniform.


Team Marine will sport scarlet and gold.


Team Army will sport white and green foliage green.


Team Navy will sport Navy Blue and Gold.


Team Air Force will sport Grey and White.

All American Girls…

It’s just not football without Cheer!!! The Youth Armed Forces Bowl will include cheerleaders from 1st grade through 8th grade. The All American Girls will represent all four teams as a unit. 

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Proud Supporter

Proud to support  
The Pat Tillman Foundation

The Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships—building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

Proud Supporter

Proud to support
The Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP serves to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women; help severely injured service members aid and assist each other; and provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs.

Four Teams, One Vision…

Each athlete will reciece a custom helmet.

Team Marine
Team Army
Team Navy
Team Airforce

We’re looking for a few good kids…

Honoring Our Heroes

a Veteran  
to be honored…

We are looking for Veterans from each branch of the armed forces to honor during each Championship game on July 6th and July 7th. Each Veteran will be awarded with the “American Hero Medallion”. We also will have Veterans represent each team as an honorary captain during the coin toss of each game.

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Contact us

Contuct us with any questions about the Armed Forces Bowl by using the form below.

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