French American Football League championship weekend June 26-27
The Fédération Française de Football Américain (FFFA), or the French Federation for American Football, is holding the national championship outside of Paris this Sunday June 27th (see invitation below).
The is the 16th edition, with activities planned from 1pm Saturday June 26 to 6pm Sunday June 27. The weekend will feature an American village and a raffle to win a trip for 2 to Miami to go to a Miami Hurricanes v. North Carolina Tar Heels football game at Miami Dolphins Sun Life Stadium.
It will be held at Stade Michel Hidalgo (2 Boulevard de l’Entente, 95210 Saint Gratien).
This is north of Paris on the RER C line (stop is Ermont-Eaubonne). Check out train schedules on the RATP website.
The schedule is as follows:
Saturday June 26
1-5pm: French Cheerleading and Cheerdancing Championship at the Halle des Sports du stade Michel Hidalgo
Sunday June 27
(5€ entry at door, 2€ for tickets in advance, free for under 18 with ID or FootJ2 max/Flag -18, Cheer -15)
11am: doors open for American village (classic cars, country dancing, American sports equipment sale, American food…)
12pm: Flag football finale for Ile de France (under 15 years old league)
2pm: Kick off of 16th “Casque de Diamant” football championship (with half-time show)
5:30pm: raffle for Miami trip
Sign-up form can be found here.