Through the coordinated efforts and support of the Hawai‘i Tourism
Authority (HTA), the NFL will host its first Regional Combine in Hawai‘i
on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at the University of Hawai‘i, prior to the Pro
Bowl on Jan. 27.
“It is a privilege for Hawai‘i to host the first Regional Combine
outside of the continental U.S., enhancing our islands’ presence as a
sustainable sports arena,” said Mike McCartney, president and CEO of the
Hawai‘i Tourism Authority. “This is a great opportunity not only for
players from Hawai‘i, but also those from the Asia-Pacific region to
showcase their talent and have a chance to qualify for a career in the
Eligible football players aspiring to play in the NFL are encouraged to
register for the Regional Combine where they will be evaluated by NFL
personnel and specialists throughout the two days. Standouts from the
ten scheduled NFL Regional Combines will be invited to attend the NFL
Super Regional Combine at the Cowboys Stadium in Dallas on Apr. 7-8,
2013, where current NFL team scouts and player personnel directors will
review players’ potential.
Registration for the upcoming Regional Combine is still available. For
eligibility and registration details, visit www.nflregionalcombines.com.
In addition to the Regional Combine, the 2013 Pro Bowl Week, from Jan.
21-27, will include football and cheer clinics, Eat the Street Pro Bowl
Style, Pro Bowl ‘Ohana Day, Pro Bowl All-Star Block Party, the Official
Pro Bowl Tailgate Party, Pro Bowl Opening Ceremonies and the 2013 NFL
Pro Bowl game. For more information on the 2013 Pro Bowl, visit: www.probowl.com.
The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority is a state agency established by law in
1998 to ensure a successful visitor industry and tourism economy in the
state of Hawai‘i. As the state's tourism authority, its mission is to
strategically manage tourism to optimize benefits for Hawai‘i,
integrating the interests of visitors, the community and visitor
industry. Through the implementation of the statewide Hawai‘i Tourism
Strategic Plan and HTA’s own strategic plan, the authority works to
direct Hawai‘i tourism in a sustainable manner consistent with our
economic goals, cultural values, preservation of natural resources,
community desires and visitor industry needs. For more information on
the HTA, please visit www.hawaiitourismauthority.org,
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11-01-2013 10:53 AM
Hawai`i Tourism Authority
Angela Rodriguez, 808-973-2272