Orlando to Host 2017 Pro Bowl
The Pro Bowl is coming to Orlando in 2017. The NFL announced today that its annual all-star game will be played at Camping World Stadium on Juanuary 29, 2017 and televised live at 8 PM ET on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.
The 2017 Pro Bowl will feature a return to the traditional AFC vs. NFC game format following three years using a revised, “unconferenced” format. The NFL’s best will once again be in the spotlight as 88 players – 44 from the AFC and 44 from the NFC – are determined by the consensus votes of fans, players, and coaches.
“Hosting the NFL Pro Bowl is exactly the type of opportunity we had in mind when our community pulled together to invest in the reconstruction of Camping World Stadium,” said Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan. “Orlando is the top tourist destination in the country and we look forward to providing players, staff, families, and fans from all levels of football an unforgettable week.”
In conjunction with the spirit of the Pro Bowl game, The NFL will celebrate its brightest stars of today and tomorrow with new PRO BOWL WEEK festivities in 2017 in Orlando. Today’s announcement was made at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort, site of the AFC-NFC team practices and host to unprecedented new youth-focused football activities. PRO BOWL WEEK will celebrate all levels of football – from youth to high school to the NFL’s best. Highlights of the week’s events will include AFC and NFC practices, the annual USA Football National Conference, the presentation of the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award, a Pro Bowl-themed 5k run, a parade of Pro Bowl players at Magic Kingdom, and much more!
Florida Citrus Sports members will receive priority access to purchase Pro Bowl tickets later this fall before the public onsale in November. Fans who do not wish to join Florida Citrus Sports may register on ProBowl.com for exclusive presale opportunities and additional information on Pro Bowl Week fan events in Orlando.