Harrisburg Ready to Host Big 33 Football Classic

21 May, 2019

The 62nd Annual Big 33 Football Classic is fast approaching. Please join us for the main event on Memorial Day Monday, May 27th at Landis Field in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Kickoff is set for 2 PM. All media are also invited to daily practices and several events leading up to game day beginning on Thursday, May 23rd. 

SPECIAL NOTE:Both teams will arrive on May 23rd at 6PM. Both teams will visit the Lebanon VA Hospital on the morning of May 24th. Buddies will meet players/cheerleaders on May 25th all afternoon and on May 26th at 6 PM they will enjoy a Pep Rally/Recognition Ceremony, called the Capital Blue Big 33 Celebration. See attached schedule for details/locations. To request specific interviews, please contact Lucy Gnazzo at 717-979-0692 or or Russell Fleming at 717/497-2512 or

On Memorial Day Monday, we have so many FUN PRE-GAME events for families to enjoy during the FREE FAN EXPERIENCE & MILITARY COMPETITION, starting at 9:00 AM at Landis Field PLUS an all-day Military Appreciation celebration and USA Football/PSFCA FREE “First Down Clinics."

9:00 AM Military “Murph”Competition

10:30 - 1:30 PM FREE CPR & AED Demos by The Peyton Walker Foundation, Family activities, Concert by The Uptown Band, The Maniacz Dance Group, Food Favorites such as BBQ and PA Dairymen’s Association famous milkshakes, Harrisburg School District’s Drumline performance, Dauphin County Social Service information and activities, inflatables, and MORE!

USA Football and PSFCA are partnering to host FREE "First Down Clinics" on Monday, May 27 at Landis Field featuring three 40-minute clinics at 9:30AM/10:15AM/11AM, sponsored by ESPN. Registration required at and participants must arrive 30 minutes prior to session.

  • VETERANS AND MILITARY GET IN FREE WITH ID! PA Adjutant General Anthony Carrelli, Sen. Mike Regan, Miss Pennsylvania Kayla Repasky and Hon. Chair Bruce Clark to join us and are available on Game Day for interviews.
  • GATES TO Landis Field and Big 33 Football Classic OPEN to the public at 12:30 PM.
  • Tickets and more information are available at
  • WIFI will be available for both press box passes and field passes during the game.
  • AND...PA Chocolate Milk is the “official refuel beverage of Big 33” this year!

More details on Big 33 week media opportunities are attached. Organizers are looking forward to another successful and exciting “Super Bowl of High School Football” with our Pennsylvania and Maryland All Stars.


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