Maryland Crab Bowl 2013

Maryland Crab Bowl and Youth All Star Teams

Maryland's only statewide high school football all star game. The game will feature the best senior all stars from public and private schools in the state of Maryland.
The Game will consist of 90 players split on 2 different regional teams. The Washington regional team will consist of players from Montgomery, Prince George's, Anne Arundel, Calvert, St.Mary's, Charles counties, and the Eastern Shore. The Baltimore regional teams will consist of players from Howard, Baltimore County, Baltimore City. Frederick, Washington, Allegheny, Cecil, Harford, Carroll, and Garrett.
Just as with the Chesapeake Bowl, the Crab Bowl organizers have asked Grassroots to select players and coaches to fill the 3 different teams for this game.  We will select 35 6th Graders, 35 7th Graders, and 35 8th Graders for both the Eastern part of the DMV and the Western part of the DMV.  That will be a total of 70 at each grade level and a grand total of 210 players.
We are very excited to build the youth Crab Bowl to the same level as the High School game.  What we love so much about the Crab Bowl is that it will be played right here at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD.  That will allow all of the local public and private high school coaches to see these kids up close and evaluate them in an All Star setting.  As much as we enjoy the travel of FBU and the Chesapeake Bowl, very few if any of the local high school coaches are going to be traveling with us.  This is a great opportunity for players who are good, but may not be deep on the radar yet, to really get some good exposure in the heart of the recruiting season.
The Army National Guard Crab Bowl is in its 6th year and has alumni that include Tavon Austin (WVU/ St. Louis Rams), Jelani Jenkins (Florida, Miami Dolphins), 5 other NFL players, and over 450 college football players. Rivals, Scout and 247 Sports considered the Crab Bowl the top in-state all-star game in the country. This will be the first year that we will add a 6th, 7th and 8th grade game into the tradition.  The game will be held Saturday, December 21, 2013 at McDaniel College. Please find the registration link below.

For those selected, there is a commitment fee of $100.00 to play in the Crab Bowl game.  This fee is part of the online registration and sign up for the game.

Players are required to attend the Youth Banquet on Saturday November 30th at TBD time  - PowerUp Sports Training (8610 Cherry Land Laurel, MD). It will be no cost to the players. The Cost to the families will be $30 per person. You will need to reserve your tickets by November 15th.


Practice Schedule will be announced at the Banquet. There will be 3-4 mandatory practices held during the December 2nd -December 20nd time frame. Locations are TBD 

We will announce the committed players on the Maryland Crab Bowl Twitter account @MDCrabBowl on November 15th which has over 2K followers and includes almost every local area high school and college coaches.

Players can also order extra Crab Bowl Gear. We offer Packages and Bowl Rings that are available to purchase.  All Items should be ordered before December 1st.

For those that receive an invitation, the deadline for you to accept your nomination and pay the registration fee is Sunday, November 3rd. 

Maryland Army National Guard Crab Bowl Game Timeline

December 21, 2013 @ McDaniel College

09:00 AM 6th Grade Game

10:30 AM 7th Grade Game

01:30 PM State High School All Star Game

06:00 PM 8th Grade Game

Contact with any questions.
Sean O’Connor
Co-Founder of the Crab Bowl

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