I don’t don’t about you, but I’m a football fan, and I can’t wait until the season begins. This year, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will be hosting the Inaugural ESPN Fantasy Football Convention. On August 22 & 23, 2014, there will be a Tailgate Party, the first ever ESPN Chili Bowl chili cook-off, and even a character breakfast! More information after the jump!
From the Disney Parks Blog:
“Nothing says “fall” like tailgate parties, chili cook-offs and, of course, football season. On August 22-23, you can officially kick-off sport’s greatest season of the year with ESPN‘s inaugural Fantasy Football Convention, taking place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The first-of-its-kind event features unprecedented access to ESPN talent including Matthew Berry, Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen, Sara Walsh, Mark Schlereth, Stephania Bell, Tim Hasselbeck and more!
Start things off with an epic Tailgate Party, where you can mix and mingle with ESPN talent and be a judge in the first-ever ESPN Chili Bowl. Decorated Disney Chefs from around the world will serve up their best creations for a chance at this prestigious award. The next morning, you’ll have breakfast with some of your favorite characters decked out for the gridiron.
Ever wonder what it’s like behind-the-scenes of an ESPN studio show? You’ll get the chance to find out, as the Convention includes a live broadcast of Fantasy Football Now. The event finale features the opportunity to take part in a live fantasy football draft. Whether you’re new to fantasy football or a long-time veteran, you’ll get the chance to pick your teams with the help of ESPN Fantasy
Experts roaming the floor. And best yet, season winners of leagues created during the Convention will receive a customized trophy. Talk about bragging rights!
For more information on the inaugural Fantasy Football Convention at Walt Disney World Resort and to register, click here.
Who’s ready for some football?”
Information from the link above:
“Be a part of the inaugural ESPN Fantasy Football Convention for $349 per person. All events take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Your experience includes:
-The Tailgate: Start things off Friday, August 22 (7 PM-10 PM) with an epic tailgate party, where you can interact with ESPN Fantasy Experts, NFL Insiders and personalities including Matthew Berry, Adam Schefter and Sara Walsh. You won’t want to miss the ESPN Chili Bowl, as Disney chefs from around the world will put their recipes to the test. The best part: you’re the judge!
-Breakfast with Characters: On August 23, mix and mingle with Disney Characters decked out for the gridiron.
-Fantasy Football Now: Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes of an ESPN studio show? You’ll get the chance to find out, as the Convention includes a live broadcast of “Fantasy Football Now,” including an interactive Q&A segment.
-The Live Draft: Whether you’re new to fantasy football or a longtime veteran, you’ll get the chance to choose your team with the help of ESPN Fantasy Experts roaming the floor. ESPN will award a custom trophy to season winners of leagues created during the Convention: talk about bragging rights!”