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More Than Just a Championship Game

November 24, 2010 - United Football League (UFL) News Release

OMAHA, NE - Wednesday, November 24 - The United Football League Championship Game is about so much more than the clash between the Las Vegas Locos and Florida Tuskers to be played at Rosenblatt Stadium at 11am Central time on Saturday, November 27.

The new William Hambrecht Trophy will be on show throughout Omaha in the days leading up to the season finale, and will spend Thanksgiving Day at the Siena Francis Homeless Shelter when UFL players and officials donate their time to serve dinner at the facility from 4pm to 6pm.

The trophy, which is being guarded during the week of the Championship Game by Marines Staff Sgt Gibson, Corporal Keiser, Sgt Benne, Sgt Pfeffer, Sgt Peterson, SgtMaj Sackett, MSgt Kerley and MGySgt Boland, will be at Performance Chrysler Jeep Dodge at the corner of Harrison and Giles from 9am to 10am on Friday, November 26.

The new trophy, which was designed and manufactured by 343RLP+Creative Group of New York, in association with Thomas Lyte Silver of England, then moves on to the Crossroads Mall from 1pm to 2pm. The trophy stands approximately 38 inches in height, and is comprised of four pieces including a 3D regulation size polished silver plated football adjoined seamlessly on top of a contoured shaped and engraved silver plated UFL logo.

On Championship Game day the trophy will arrive at Rosenblatt Stadium at 7:45am for fans to view and have their photo taken with at the pregame tailgate from 8am to 10am.

William Hambrecht Trophy Tour:

Thursday November 25

Siena Francis Homeless Shelter - 1702 Nicholas St

Showing is 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Friday November 26

Performance Chrysler Jeep Dodge 7010 South 124th Circle (Corner of Harrison and Giles)

Showing is from 9:00am to 10:00am

Crossroads Mall - 72nd and Dodge

Showing is 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Saturday November 27

Rosenblatt Stadium for the Championship Game

Fan Feast is from 8:00am to 10:00am

Stay Warm at UFL Fan Feast

To ensure fans attending the Championship Game stay warm before heading to their seats for the pregame show featuring Freedom Williams, the Stepper-ettes and UFL cheerleaders, the Ram Trucks UFL Experience will feature a 40x120 foot heated tent and a multitude of entertainment:

· Waffle Man - Waffles and sausages will be available free to game goers

· Interactive Games provided by NTS (Table Consoles, Bowling and kid friendly activities)

· Face Painters

· Tattoo Station - get your tattoos of the Locos, Tuskers and Championship Game logos

· Dodge Ram Truck with a claw game filled with prizes

· Cheerleaders & Mascot Appearances

· Rock Wall available in the tailgate area

· Monkey Motion available in tailgate area

· Juke Box inside the heated tent with 2000 pre-loaded songs

· Bellevue University with free cocoa and coffee for fans, along with a commemorative Championship Game cup giveaway

The UFL goes international:

German photojournalist Marc Schuler arrived in Omaha this week to cover the week of events leading up to the United Football League Championship Game and give the season finale an international flavor.

Schuler’s work will be featured in Huddle Magazine, the long-established number one source of American Football in Germany, which covers the NFL, NCAA college football and the German domestic amateur and youth leagues. Football fans around the world can read the features and enjoy Schuler's photo galleries at

In addition to interviewing UFL Championship head coaches Jim Fassel and Jay Gruden and Commissioner Michael Huyghue, Schuler also took time to chat with fellow German Andreas Kreutzer, who is the PR Assistant with the Locos.

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