The 67th Annual Oil Bowl Football Game will be played on Saturday, June 19thst at 7:30 p.m. in Wichita Falls, Texas. This game annually pits the graduating premier high school football players from both Texas and Oklahoma facing off in one of the nation’s oldest and best-known all-star games. Many former Oil Bowl players are currently playing in both major college and the NFL. This year’s honorees Jay Wilkerson and Billy Bookout.. The Oil Bowl game, which averages around 9,000 fans, is sponsored by the Maskat Shrine Temple of Wichita Falls with all proceeds going to charity.
The Oil Bowl is currently marketing sponsorships of all types to individuals or businesses that would be interested in providing financial or material support. As an example, it costs $6,500 to feed all athletes during the Oil Bowl week. Other costs include housing, paying certain support personnel, game and practice equipment for all athletes and basically providing a first-class environment and experience for all these athletes/coaches and fans. Individual or business name recognition of each sponsorship is permissible. The Oil Bowl is also currently negotiating with Fox Sports Net-SW to televise this year’s game.
The Oil Bowl Football Game culminates a weeklong schedule of activities and events that support the game, such as a parade, banquet, visits to the children’s center and other various social activities for the players to attend. The Oil Bowl Basketball games are played Thursday night and also feature Texas vs. Oklahoma in both Men and Women’s Basketball. Midwestern State University is the host for a major portion of the Oil Bowl as the basketball games; football practices and dining hall are in full use during the week.
If you or your business is interested in promoting and supporting this great charity all-star event, please contact Ronnie Awtry – Oil Bowl Chairman (940)692-9390