The 17th annual Snow Bowl to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey took place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ from March 3-5, 2023.

The 3-day, 6×6 flag football tournament raised over $550,000 for the thousands of Special Olympics New Jersey athletes.

The Snow Bowl is a unique fundraising event that gives players the chance to compete on the renowned turf field of the New York Giants. Five flag football games are played at once with unlimited panoramic stadium views. This year, the 2023 Snow Bowl had 110 teams compete with a total of roughly 1,600 players, and over 100 volunteers, including officials, physical therapy staff and Law Enforcement Torch Run event staff.

Spectators filled the stands, rain or shine to watch the teams play all weekend. Snow Bowl participants and spectators also had the unique opportunity to tour the Giants locker room and Legacy Club.

Many SONJ athletes took to the field to assist with coin tosses and honorary plays.

Friday teams consisted of Law Enforcement/Fire Fighters competitive & recreation; Saturday was competitive & recreation, 40 & older teams; Sunday was coed & recreation teams.

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Special thanks to photographers Marco Catini, Robert Morris, and Bill Zika.

Top Fundraising Teams

1st Place
Luke’s Warriors 1
2nd Place
Shark Finns
3rd Place
Fighting Flanagans

See all the results on the Snow Bowl website.

Thanks again to everyone who participated in this year’s event. Huge shout-out to our volunteer officials (this tournament could not happen without you) and to the numerous volunteers, staff, and sponsors.

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