Media Preview of NFL Pro Bowl Experience at Disney on Wednesday

Filed in: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, NFL Pro Bowl

An early media preview of the NFL Pro Bowl Experience will occur on Wednesday, January 24 at 8:00 AM ET. The free-admission, family-friendly football fan festival, which will occur throughout the week, will bring fans closer to the NFL through interactive games and sponsor activations.

The NFL Pro Bowl Experience will be open to fans Wednesday, January 24 – Thursday, January 25 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM ET and Friday, January 26 – Saturday, January 27 from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET at ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World Resort.

New activities to this year’s Pro Bowl Experience include some of the same challenges that AFC & NFC Pro Bowlers will compete in during the Skills Showdown, such as: Kick-Tac-Toe, in which three footballs must be kicked in a row on a giant tic-tac-toe board, and the Best Hands competition to catch as many different passes as possible.

DATE:             Wednesday, January 24, 2018

TIME:              10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (An early preview for credentialed media begins at 8:00 AM.)

WHERE:         ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

RSVP:             Media interested in attending must RSVP to

An assortment of free fan activities at the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl Experience are detailed below. A full list of the attractions is available at

  • 40-Yard Dash: Race down the field against your opponents and virtual NFL players on a giant 40-yard long LED wall.
  • Airbrush Tattoos: Show your team spirit through NFL and Pro Bowl themed airbrush tattoos and face painting.
  • Best Hands: Catch as many different passes as possible like an NFL all-star.
  • Family Football Zone: An interactive area for kids and families to play together. Play catch in the field or take part in a range of football and tailgate-themed games.
  • Kick-Tac-Toe: Kick 3 in a row on a giant tic-tac-toe board. The Kick-Tac-Toe challenge will also occur doing the Pro Bowl Skills Showdown, where AFC & NFC Pro Bowlers will attempt to do the same.
  • Long Snap Accuracy Challenge Presented by Verizon: Test your aim by long snapping footballs through a variety of obstacles.
  • NFL Pro Bowl Trophy: Take a photo with the official NFL Pro Bowl Trophy. 
  • NFL Shop at Pro Bowl: Shop for your favorite NFL and Pro Bowl gear at the NFL Shop trailer located inside NFL Pro Bowl Experience.
  • Obstacle Course: Navigate through obstacle courses and train like an NFL player.
  • Panini: The exclusive physical trading card licensee of the NFL, Panini is an Official Sponsor of the NFL Pro Bowl. Stop by the Panini booth for a chance to win NFL trading cards.
  • Precision Passing presented by EA SPORTS Madden NFL 18: Pass to as many targets as possible while on the clock.
  • Run-A-Route: Test your wide receiver skills and run a see-and-react route to catch a pass down field.
  • Vertical Jump: Jump as high as you can and hit the corresponding flag to discover your vertical reach just like at the NFL Scouting Combine.
  • Virtual Reality Experience: Get inside the NFL with virtual reality technology and experience what it is like to be on-the-field on an actual NFL game.