It’s a good day to be a Disney sports fan — not only have details just been released about the upcoming NBA Experience in Disney Springs, but we are also getting some more information on January’s Pro Bowl week at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. As the NFL has finalized its Pro Bowl team rosters, the Walt Disney World sporting venue is taking this opportunity to highlight some of the events that visitors can expect this season.
Here are some of the entertainment offerings that football fans can look forward to during the NFL Pro Bowl Experience, which runs January 21st-27th, 2019:
- The week will include AFC and NFC team practices.
- Visitors can watch some of their favorite pros compete in the NFL Skills Showdown, which features a number of new events for 2019 such as “the 40-yard Splash, a Gridiron Gauntlet obstacle course and a Precision Passing contest.”
- Pro Bowl Week will have many opportunities for fans to get in on the action, like the 40-yard dash and Long Snap Accuracy Challenge.
- There will once again be a Family Football Zone “for families to participate in a variety of football and tailgate-themed activities.”
This is the third year in a row that the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will host Pro Bowl Week, and once again the festivities are free for guests.
This year’s Pro Bowl players have already been announced, and among the list are Drew Brees (QB, New Orleans Saints), Tom Brady (QB, New England Patriots), Julio Jones (WR, Atlanta Falcons), Antonio Brown (WR, Pittsburgh Steelers), Aaron Rodgers (QB, Green Bay Packers), Patrick Mahomes (QB, Kansas City Chiefs), and Saquon Barkley (Rookie RB, New York Giants).
Source: Disney Parks Blog