Up for Bid: 2020 USA Football International Bowl

By Connect Sports Staff, June 25, 2018

USA Football is seeking bids to hosts its 2020 International Bowl. The International Bowl is the largest international American tackle football event hosted in the U.S. and is the annual showcase for USA Football’s U16-U19 national teams. It is a collaboration of USA Football and and approximately 70 countries with football governing bodies. Here are the details.

Deadline to Bid: August 31

Preferred Dates: January 2-18, 2020

Venue Requirements: 3,000-plus seat stadium for scrimmages; NFL venue or comparable for game days. Practice facility should include at least 6 high school regulation football or soccer fields (turf preferred).

Number of attendees: 1,100 participants; 1,100 parents; 5,000 spectators

Hotel requirements: 1 room that can seat 40 classroom style for staff HQ; 1-2 rooms that can seat 60 theater style for coach meetings

Room Nights: 2,524 (Anthony Travel will secure and manage all hotel rooms.)

For the complete RFP, click here.

For more information, email Jordan Nisenson, project manager at USA Football, at jnisenson@usafootball.com.

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