3rd Annual Memorial Football Classic Fact Sheet


We’re celebrating Seattle high school athletics in a big way.

The Third Annual Memorial Football Classic is a special two‐day event to celebrate Seattle high school athletes, to raise money for all Seattle public high school athletics, and to build support for the renewed Metro League. It features six exciting football games, including all three of the schools that rejoined the Metro League in 2014 – Garfield, Roosevelt, and Ballard.

The Metro League

Bainbridge
Ballard
Bishop Blanchet
Chief Sealth
Cleveland
Eastside Catholic
Franklin
Garfield
Holy Names Academy
Ingraham
Lakeside
Nathan Hale
O'Dea
Rainier Beach
Roosevelt
Seattle Prep
West Seattle

We anticipate over 7,000 spectators in the course of the two days.

When: September 9 – 10, 2016

Where: Memorial Stadium, Seattle Center

What:

2 Days
5 Games
12 Teams
100s of High School Athletes
1 Metro League

Friday, Sept. 9

5:00 p.m.:Archbishop Murphy Wildcats vs. Bishop Blanchet Brave
7:30 p.m.: Shelton Highclimbers vs. O’Dea Fighting Irish

Saturday, Sept. 10

12:00 p.m.: Kennewick Lions vs. Cleveland Eagles
2:30 p.m.: Juanita Rebels vs. Garfield Bulldogs
5:30 p.m.: Roosevelt Rough Riders vs Ballard Beavers
8:00 p.m.: Skyview Storm vs. Eastside Catholic Crusaders

Event Host

Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell
Garfield High School ’76, UW ’80,
National Academic All-American First Team in football

Media Day

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
!2 noon: Ballard High School

 

For more information, contact:

Dick Lee
Seattle Public School Athletics
206 391-5555
rjlee@seattleschools.org
www.memorialfootballclassic.org

Joey Thomas, Memorial Football Classic Founder & Director
Ballard High School Football Coach
206 931-5426
jethomas@seattleschools.org