Seattle Seahawks bring NFL Gameday Entertainment to Washington high school football with its Blue Friday Night Lights

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RENTON, Wash. – In celebration of youth football and spreading a love for the game, the Seattle Seahawks announced today that the team’s Blue Friday Night Lights program is back for a second season. The program will bring Seahawks gameday entertainment elements to four high school football matchups this fall:

  • Sept. 6 – Kennedy* vs. Bethel *– at CenturyLink Field (Buy Tickets*)
  • Sept. 20 – Bellevue* vs. Garfield – at Bellevue High School 
  • Oct. 11 – Skyline* vs. Eastlake – at Skyline High School
  • Oct. 25 – Lindbergh* vs. Foss – at Renton Memorial Stadium

*denotes home team

“There’s a special magic and energy that comes with high school football games,” said Jeff Richards, Seahawks Vice President of Marketing and Community Engagement. “The passion and tradition that exists in youth and high school football here in the Pacific Northwest is so strong. With our Blue Friday Night Lights program, we have worked to celebrate and support local football communities by bringing some of our gameday fun and shining a spotlight on those special settings.”  

At each of the featured games, mascot Blitz, DJ Supa Sam, Blue Thunder and Seahawks Dancers will join the fun, while a Seahawks player or Legend will participate in the coin toss and provide the teams with an autographed football to use for school fundraisers or raffles. The Seahawks will also conduct a 12 Flag raising ceremony prior to kick-off, as well as provide “I’m IN” rally cards to the teams.

As part of a season-long effort to fuel NFL communities around the country, Campbell’s® Chunky® soup has also partnered with the Seahawks to pop up at Friday night high school games throughout the greater Seattle area. At each designated Blue Friday Night Lights game, Campbell’s Chunky will provide complimentary samples of its hearty soups and distribute rally towels to local high school football fans. 

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.