Tuesday, December 31, 2024




EL PASO, Texas – The Sun Bowl Association and the Southwest Flag Football League have teamed up again to host the Third Annual Sun Bowl Adult Flag Football tournament in El Paso, Texas, Friday-Sunday, August 18-20. The three-day event features monetary prizes awarded to the champions.

The tournament will be played at the Westside Sports Complex in El Paso and with various levels to play in. The tournament levels are as follows:

• Men’s D-Division (family & friends)
• Men’s C-Division (recreational)
• Men’s B-Division (intermediate)
• Men’s A-Division (competitive)

• Women’s A-Division (competitive)

• Coed (recreational) Division

“It’s amazing that this will be the third year of this tournament and working with the Southwest Flag Football League has really been a blessing,” said SBA Executive Director Bernie Olivas. “We saw the event grow from year one to year two and anticipate this year’s tournament to have even more participants.”

Rosters will consist of 14 members, who are ready to compete in this 8-on-8 flag football tournament. All participants will receive a tournament gift bag with various commemorative items. The first-place teams in all divisions will receive a tournament championship belt and championship cups.

The winner of the Men’s A – Competitive Division & Women’s A – Competitive Division
will receive a money payout. Monetary prizes awarded will be based on the size of the bracket: up
to 16 teams will receive a $2,500 payout and 32 teams+ bracket will receive a $4,000 payout.

The winner of the Men’s B – Intermediate Division, Men’s C – Recreations Division Men’s D-
Division and Coed C –Recreational Division will receive a $1,000 payout.

The deadline to register for the tournament is Monday, July 31 or until the bracket is full, whichever comes first. All entry fees are $300, which includes all referee fees.

“We are super excited as this event continues to grow and it’s been amazing working with the Southwest Flag Football League. Teaming up with that organization really adds to the event,” Sun Bowl Association Special Events Director Joe Daubach said. “It’s always exciting to be part of another Sun Bowl Association event that brings so many people together to showcase El Paso and our community’s hospitality.”

Tournament Chairman Adrian Morales said, “It is a huge honor for me to be part of such a great organization like the Sun Bowl Association while at the same time strengthening our local flag football community. Giving them an opportunity to compete against teams from California to East Texas and from Colorado to interior Mexico, is energizing. This tournament will give them that opportunity.”

WHAT: Third Annual Sun Bowl Flag Football Tournament
WHEN: Aug. 18-20, 2023 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
WHERE: Westside Sports Complex (201 Isela Rubalcava Boulevard, El Paso, TX 79932)
WEBSITE: http://sunbowl.org/events/flag_football

About the Sun Bowl Association:
The Sun Bowl Association is a volunteer based non-profit 501 © 3 organization. The Sun Bowl Association, with the help of over 700 volunteers, promotes and serves the El Paso community and features a year-round schedule of events culminating with the Annual Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl football game. Other Sun Bowl core events include the Sun Bowl Flag Football Tournament, the Peter Piper Pizza Sun Bowl Punt, Pass and Kick, Glasheen, Valles & Inderman Injury Lawyers Sun Bowl Parade, the WestStar Don Haskins Sun Bowl Basketball Invitational, and the Fan Fiesta.

About Southwest Flag Football League
• Flag Football League in El Paso, Texas
• Players: 18-years-of-age and up; six different divisions
• Phone: (915) 253-9853
• Email: swflagfootball@yahoo.com


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Sun Bowl Association
4150 Pinnacle Street
Suite 100
El Paso, Texas 79902

Phone: (915) 533-4416
Toll Free: (800) 915-BOWL