This weekend, on April 2 and 3, Blagoevgrad will host the third annual American Flag Football tournament - Griffinbowl. The host is the American University in Bulgaria (AUB) team. The meetings will be held on the field next to the Balkan Academic Center.
The event, which has become a tradition, gives formations from all over Bulgaria the opportunity to show their skills in the increasingly popular sport. This year's participants are the AUBG Griffins, Sofia Hawks, Sofia Bears and Elder Griffins.
The format of the competition will be 8 on 8 players, who will necessarily wear flags as a precaution against injuries. The games will consist of two halves of 30 minutes each. Qualifications will take place on Saturday, and the finals of the tournament will be played on Sunday.
11:00 Elder Griffins - Sofia Bears
12:30 AUBG Griffins - Sofia Hawks
14:00 Sofia Hawks – Elder Griffins
17:30 AUBG Griffins – Sofia Bears
18:45 Sofia Bears – Sofia Hawks
10:30 AUBG Griffins - Elder Griffins
12:30 Little Final