ESPN Fantasy Football Convention At The ESPN Wide World of Sports

ESPN Fantasy Football

ESPN and Walt Disney World Resort Host

ESPN Fantasy Football Convention

August 22­-23

Live Fantasy Football Now Telecast from ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Matthew Berry, Chris Mortensen, Adam Schefter, Trey Wingo and other ESPN Experts to Appear

 

ESPN and Walt Disney World Resort will host a Fantasy Football Convention at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Florida, August 22-­23.

The weekend will feature a live telecast of ESPN’s Fantasy Football Now (Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN2), a question­and­answer session with ESPN commentators sponsored by Champion and a fantasy football draft where fans can interact with and seek advice from the network’s experts.

Other events include ESPN: The Tailgate sponsored by Johnsonville Brats, Disney chefs competing in the ESPN Chili Bowl, and a training table breakfast with Disney characters.

The Fantasy Football Now team of host Robert Flores, senior fantasy sports analyst Matthew Berry, Tim Hasselbeck, injury expert Stephania Bell and Sara Walsh will participate in the weekend festivities along with NFL Insiders Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter, analyst Mark Schlereth and Insider KC Joyner.

NFL Live host Trey Wingo will also participate in the event. He and Schlereth will judge the Chili Bowl, joined by former Indianapolis Colts running back Edgerrin James.

Here is a look at the ESPN Fantasy Football Weekend Schedule:

ESPN Fantasy Football

Friday August 22, 2014

 

Time

Event

Location

6:30PM

Registration and Credential Pick Up

ESPN Complex Globe

7PM-10PM

The Tailgate

ESPN Complex 

8PM

The ESPN Chili Bowl Competition

ESPN Complex

 

The Tailgate: There’s tailgating and then there’s ESPN Tailgating!  Hosted by ESPN’s Trey Wingo, compete to win in Football Toss, Corn Hole and hang with ESPN Fantasy Experts and NFL Insiders including Matthew Berry, Adam Schefter and Sara Walsh.

The ESPN Chili Bowl Competition: You won’t want to miss the ESPN Chili Bowl, as ESPN’s Mark “Stink” Schlereth, you and other fans judge which Disney chef, representing their favorite cities, will win the trophy and the bragging rights!

Saturday August 23, 2014

 

Time

Event

Location

8:00 AM

Arrivals Begin

ESPN Complex Globe

8:30-9:30 AM

Training Table Breakfast with Characters

Jostens Center®

10AM

ESPN2 Live Broadcast Event

HP Field House

11AM

Fantasy Q&A with ESPN Talent

HP Field House

12-1:30PM

Stadium Lunch

Champion® Stadium

2-4PM

Live ESPN Fantasy Draft

Jostens Center®

4-5PM

Talent Autographs & Photo Opportunity

Jostens Center®

 

Breakfast with Characters: Hit the training table for a big League breakfast, then determine who you’d draft first: Mickey or Goofy?

Fantasy Football Now: Be part of the live studio audience for ESPN2’s “Fantasy Football Now”

Live Q&A with ESPN Fantasy Football Talent:  Before you draft, ask questions of the experts during an hour long Q&A hosted by ESPN NFL Insider, KC Joyner

The Live Draft: Now it’s time to draft your team with the help of ESPN Fantasy Experts working the floor. At the end of the season, ESPN will award a custom trophy to Convention Draft winners.  Bring your tablets or use ESPN’s Draft Kit

Photos with ESPN Talent:  Finish the Convention with a final goodbye and round of photos of you and your friends from ESPN!  

To register for the event and for information on event packages, fans can visit here. Florida­ based fans are offered a special $99 registration rate.

ESPN Fantasy Football, the industry’s most popular fantasy football game, is kicking off its 19th season in 2014. The game is free for all fans and is accompanied by a full array of content and features across ESPN platforms — online, mobile, television, audio and more — with the most comprehensive collection of expert analysis,news, tools and statistical information in fantasy sports.

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