ESPN and Walt Disney World Resort will host a Fantasy Football Convention at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Florida, August 22-23. The weekend will feature a live telecast of ESPN’s Fantasy Football Now (Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN2), a question-and-answer session with ESPN commentators sponsored by Champion and a fantasy football draft where fans can interact with and seek advice from the network’s experts.
Other events include ESPN: The Tailgate sponsored by Johnsonville Brats, Disney chefs competing in the ESPN Chili Bowl, and a training table breakfast with Disney characters.
The Fantasy Football Now team of host Robert Flores, senior fantasy sports analyst Matthew Berry, Tim Hasselbeck, injury expert Stephania Bell and Sara Walsh will participate in the weekend festivities along with NFL Insiders Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter, analyst Mark Schlereth and Insider KC Joyner.
NFL Live host Trey Wingo will also participate in the event. He and Schlereth will judge the Chili Bowl, joined by former Indianapolis Colts running back Edgerrin James.
To register for the event and for information on event packages, fans can visit: espn.com/fantasy. Florida-based fans are offered a special $99 registration rate.
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