Registration Now Open for Free, Half-Day Program Available to Kids Ages 7 to 12

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.—ESPN Events, producers of the annual Myrtle Beach Bowl, has teamed up with the City of Myrtle Beach and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) and Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) to host a free Youth Football Clinic on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach.

Aspiring football players at any experience level ages 7 to 12 are eligible to attend. Coaching staff from the Myrtle Beach Bowl will provide offense and defense instruction and practice opportunities to prepare each participant to be a better, more confident football player.

“We look forward to kids from throughout the Grand Strand turning out for some fun and education, as well as seeing them at the bowl game this December,” said Timothy Huber, sports tourism director for the City of Myrtle Beach.

“We’re thrilled to partner with the Myrtle Beach Bowl, ESPN Events and the City of Myrtle Beach for the first year to host this free football clinic for our local youth. It’s sure to be a fun and rewarding experience for all participants,” said Jonathan Paris, executive director of sports tourism for the Myrtle Beach Area CVB. 

“We would like to thank the Myrtle Beach Chamber and CVB, the City of Myrtle Beach and Horry County for their help making this event possible,” said Rachel Quigley, executive director for the Myrtle Beach Bowl.

The half-day program will run from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and includes water, Gatorade, lunch, a snack and a t-shirt for each participant. Athletic attire is required but all gear will be provided. Tents will be set up to offer shade for participants. The rain date is set for June 29.

Registration is required and space is limited. Sign up online at

The third-annual Myrtle Beach Bowl will be held on Monday, Dec. 19, at 2:30 p.m. at Coastal Carolina University’s Brooks Stadium. The matchup will feature schools from two of three NCAA Division I conferences: Conference USA, the Mid-American Conference and the Sun Belt Conference.

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About Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau:

Since 1938, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) has stood as the unified voice of the Grand Strand's business community — serving Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Little River, Loris, Atlantic Beach, Carolina Forest, Conway, Aynor, Socastee, Surfside Beach, Garden City Beach, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded MBACC its five-star accreditation — one of only a few chambers in South Carolina to earn this distinction. The Myrtle Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and its destination marketing arm Visit Myrtle Beach promote tourism through various partnerships and initiatives to advance the economic success of the Grand Strand. For more information, visit, and

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