The Viya Turkey Bowl, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 27, will again serve as the venue to showcase gifted Virgin Islands athletes. Kick-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Lionel Roberts Stadium on St. Thomas. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students with ID.
This year’s celebration will feature three big games: the Elementary Championship game, the Junior Varsity Flag Football All-Star game and the Varsity Football game, according to a press release issued by Viya.
The first of the three games will be the Elementary Championship game with the following competing schools: All Saints, Antilles School, Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School, Gifft Hill School, Joseph Gomez Elementary School, Lockhart Elementary School, Ulla Muller Elementary School and Virgin Islands Montessori School.
The second game in the line-up will be the Junior Varsity All-Star game, which will begin at 6:45 p.m. This game will feature student athletes from the following: Addelita Cancryn Junior High School, All Saints, Antilles School, Gifft Hill School and Virgin Islands Montessori School.
The evening will conclude with a Varsity Football game at 8 p.m., featuring students from Antilles School, All Saints, Charlotte Amalie High School and Virgin Islands Montessori School.
Mark Daniel, a St. Thomas-St. John Interscholastic Athletic Association representative, thanked Viya for showing consistent support for student athletes in the territory. “The St. Thomas- St. John Interscholastic Athletic Association football season is about to come to another successful conclusion, and we are ready to end this incredible season with the Viya Turkey Bowl. Viya’s sponsorship has been integral to the continuity of this event, which means a lot to our young athletes.”
Jennifer Matarangas-King, vice president of public relations and governmental affairs, stated that the Viya Turkey Bowl serves as an excellent opportunity for the community to gather for a family-oriented event and cheer on talented athletes.
“Viya is proud to continue its support for the Turkey Bowl, which gets bigger and better every year. We are very pleased that we have been able to support this youth-oriented activity, which has featured over 2,800 exceptional athletes throughout the territory since its inception,” Matarangas-King said.
Daniel concluded, “On behalf of the players, I would like to thank Viya for their continued support of the St. Thomas-St. John Interscholastic Association and the students who participate in the games.”