GEICO State Champions Bowl Series
December 22, 2018
GEICO returns for the third consecutive year as title sponsor of the State Champions Bowl Series. This unique event allows high school football champions from different states to play against each other in post-season bowl games televised on ESPNU. Lee County High School in Leesburg, Ga. will host St. Frances Academy from Baltimore, Md. in the first game on Saturday, Dec. 22, at 7:30 p.m. ET. ESPN play-by-play commentator Jay Alter and analyst Craig Haubert will call the first game. Centennial High School in Peoria, Ariz. will host Eastside Catholic High School from Sammamish, Wash. in the second game at 10:30 p.m. Mike Corey and Rene Ingoglia will be on the call for the second game. Both games will also be available to stream via the ESPN App.
“The GEICO State Champions Bowl Series allows ESPN to continue to showcase high school sports on a national stage, said Dan Margulis, ESPN senior director of college and high school sports programming. "This event, created by Paragon Marketing Group, is a great way to highlight the next generation of college student-athletes during our month-long commitment to bowl season.”
Paragon Marketing Group worked with GEICO to create this fan-friendly event that rewards State Champions for their excellence, and acknowledges them on a national level. “We thank the state associations for allowing their champions to participate, and appreciate Lee County and Centennial High Schools for hosting these events at the local level. We are excited to bring a national audience to these high school communities.” said Rashid Ghazi, Partner, Paragon Marketing Group.
Currently the AIA (Arizona), FHSAA (Florida), GHSA (Georgia), HSSAA (Hawaii), MIAA (Maryland), NIAA (Nevada), UHSAA (Utah) and WIAA (Washington) have approved their member schools to participate in the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series.View past results