The Jacksonville Jaguars Prep division continues to emerge as a leader in elevating youth football around Northeast Florida.
The club announced three youth showcases for Jacksonville area athletes over the next two months, all to be hosted at TIAA Bank Field on the game field or the Daily’s Place practice field of the Jaguars.
It’s the latest in a long list of celebrating and spotlighting youth football from Jacksonville and Northeast Florida.
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Here are dates to know for each event:
Feb. 20: Girls Flag Football Preseason Classic
Girls flag football teams from Jacksonville and surrounding areas will compete in tournament style rounds. More than 25 schools will be in attendance and the Jaguars will also host a media day for the athletes the same day.
March 25: 5v.5 tournament
There’ll be an 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U and 17U boys and girls flag football tournament. The tournament could give the Jaguars a jumpstart for local teams or players to watch for when they are getting ready for league-wide flag football competitions.
April 23: QB Skills Challenge
In combination with 6 Points, more than 125 quarterbacks will compete in different drills with an overall winner being selected at the end of the competition.
There’ll be male and female divisions along with special giveaways and a surprise guest in attendance.
Juston Lewis is a sports reporter for the Florida Times-Union. You can follow him on Twitter at @JustonLewis_.