SportsEngine and NBC Sports Bring Sunday Night Football Bus to Local High School
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN / October 11, 2018
SportsEngine Inc., an NBC Sports Group company and the leading youth sports technology provider, announced today that Boston Latin School is the winner of SportsEngine’s Comin’ Home Sweepstakes, which features a visit by the NBC Sunday Night Football bus at their hometown football game. As part of SportsEngine’s initiative to support youth sports participation, the sweepstakes celebrates hometown football with a unique opportunity to recognize a local team.
The SNF bus is set to visit Boston Latin School on Saturday, October 13 at West Roxbury High School for its game against Nantucket High School. The winning team members along with the student body, administration and staff will have the opportunity to be on campus during the bus visit and tour the bus before and after the game. SportsEngine, NBC Sports Boston, and NBC10 Boston will all be in attendance covering the event and providing giveaways including a pair of tickets to Patriots-Chiefs.
“Boston Latin School is extremely excited to have the Sunday Night Football bus, NBC Sports, and SportsEngine at our game,” said Jack Owens, Boston Latin Leven Director of Athletics, “The BLS athletic department is always looking for unique ways to engage the whole community at sporting events and this will definitely achieve that goal. We are excited to have Nantucket High School coming to play us. We’ve never competed against them in any sport and we are gracious as they are traveling a long way, by land and sea. As the first public school in the United States, it is difficult to make history but this is certainly the first time in school history that our students have been able to experience something like this.”
Since Week 1, the SNF bus has traveled across the country, making stops in the host cities of Sunday Night Football games, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look into the action of SNF broadcasts. New features on board this season include a Carrie Underwood SNF Open experience, a selfie-mirror presented by @OnHerTurf – a partnership between Refinery29 and NBC Sports that shares in the celebration and amplification of women in sports – and an area showcasing SNF’s new initiative with Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
The bus also includes a life-size player wall, the official Player of the Game Ball signed at the end of every SNF matchup, and the replica of the Football Night in America desk. The bus continues its journey this week making stops in the Houston-area ahead of the Sunday Night Football game as the Dallas Cowboys take on the Houston Texans.
“We are excited to share the Sunday Night Football bus experience with Boston Latin and Nantucket High,” stated Rob Bedeaux, Senior Manager Consumer Engagement, SportsEngine. “At SportsEngine we’re committed to recognizing and celebrating the coaches, teams, and schools who give every kid a chance to get out and play.”
SportsEngine has an ongoing commitment to provide value-added benefits along with its suite of sports management solutions for youth sports teams, clubs, leagues and national governing bodies. The company hosts sweepstakes and contests throughout the year to create new ways for families to make playtime last a little longer.
Helping the world play smarter and live more, SportsEngine, Inc., an NBC Sports Group company, is the leading software provider of sport life management solutions for 35MM coaches, parents, athletes, and sport relationship management applications for more than 1MM clubs, leagues, governing bodies, and associations. SportsEngine helps sports organizations around the globe reduce the time they spend on administrative tasks, and enables them to focus more on developing their athletes, providing safe experiences, and furthering the love of sport. Learn more at: www.sportsengine.com, Facebook.com/sportsengine, or twitter.com/@sportsengine.
About NBC Sports Boston
NBC Sports Boston reaches more than 4 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Programming includes the Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, Arbella Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight, Sports Sunday, Celtics Post Up, The Baseball Show, Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, New England Tailgate, Football Day in New England including pre and post-game programs surrounding all Patriots games, CAA football, basketball and more. NBCSportsBoston.com and all of the networks social media channels (@NBCSBoston) provide continuous news, video and in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of New England sports. NBC Sports Boston is part of the NBC Sports Group. Visit NBCSportsBoston.com for more information. Check local listings for the specific channel location for your area.
About NBC10 Boston
NBC10 Boston is an NBC Owned Television Station serving the Greater Boston area, Southern New Hampshire and Northeastern Massachusetts providing area viewers comprehensive local news, accurate weather forecasts, as well as NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Sunday Night Football. NBC10Boston.com provides coverage of breaking news and weather across the region, the same type of comprehensive coverage you can expect to see on the new NBC10 Boston television station. Follow NBC10 Boston on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat for breaking news updates, behind the scenes photos, videos and more.
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