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Where is Your Spirit?

CFD Flyer 2013

The Great Midwest Football League has started its 7th season and is coming to Mehlville High School. St. Louis Spirit will be playing against MO Valley Pitbulls on June 8 for Family Christian Weekend. Dedicating their 2013 Spring/Summer season to alleviate homelessness in the St. Louis area, St. Louis Spirit is partnering with The Salvation Army to help the community.

St. Louis Spirit is an adult amateur football team in the Great Midwest Football League. The team is invested in community support and devotes each season to a specific charitable effort. The team is unpaid for their time but playing for St. Louis Spirit allows the players to strengthen their skills to possibly advance to a college or professional football career while also helping the community.

In an effort to “Sack Homelessness,” St. Louis Spirit will hold six events this season: Armed Forces Day, Christian Family Day (6/8), Fatherhood Celebration (6/22), Youth Celebration Day (7/6), Sack Homelessness (8/3), and Ladies Night (7/20).

Christian Family Weekend will be on June 8 at Mehlville High School. This event will be full of fun with a live Gospel Concert and football game. The concert will begin at 1:30 PM and kickoff between St. Louis Spirit and MO Valley Pitbulls will be at 3:30 PM. St. Louis Spirit is partnering with The Salvation Army for this event. If you donate a canned good to The Salvation Army, you will get a free drink. Tickets and information can be found at spiritfootball.org.

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Submit a video, be featured on the Cowboys’ big screen

Watching youth football is is delightful. Watching your football highlights from childhood on the big screen on Thanksgiving Day at Cowboys Stadium WHILE sitting in the crowd since you got 4 free tickets? Now THAT is fantastic. Our national headquarters is starting this contest, and it begins October 28th. For more information and updates, subscribe to their blog. Happy nostalgia!

Ever dream of starring in an NFL halftime show? How about seeing the Dallas Cowboys play the Washington Redskins in person at The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Kickoff game Thanksgiving Day?

Now you have your chance by entering the Red Kettle Kickoff Youth Football Video Contest!

Starting on Sunday, October 28, you can submit your youth football highlights video online at http://bit.ly/KettleKickoff2012 for a chance to have it featured during the Dallas Cowboys halftime show on Thanksgiving Day 2012. One Grand Prize winner may also win four tickets to the game!

The video with the highest number of votes by Friday, November 16 will be eligible for the Grand Prize.

Here are the details for acceptable submissions:

  • Videos should feature a highlighted play or moment from a youth (pre-collegiate) football game.
  • Videos should be no longer than 60 seconds in length.
  • Video file size can be no larger than 300 MB.
  • The video submission form must be completed to include contact information, the name of the highlighted player(s), city/state and team.

More details to come!

There’s almost four weeks for you to get a lead on other participants. We hope to see you on the BIG screen!

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