PSFCA Announces 2023 Big 33 PA Team Practice This Weekend

WHAT: Pennsylvania’s 38-member Big 33 team for the 66th Football Classic will hold another local Team practice this weekend.

WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, May 7, 10 AM – Noon/ Cumberland Valley High School, 6746 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

ATTENDING: Garry Cathell, Executive Director, Big 33 and PSFCA and PA Big 33 Coach Mike Farr, Schuylkill Haven plus PA Coaches, Big 33 PA Team players, Some Host Families.

Pennsylvania Coaches Association’s (PSFCA) 66th Big 33 Football Classic will be played on Sunday, May 28 at Bishop McDevitt’s Rocco Ortenzio Stadium in Dauphin County. Kickoff is 7PM, Fan Experience opens at 3 PM, Gates open at 5:30 PM, Pre-Game Ceremonies at 6:15PM.

Under the leadership of the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association, the Dauphin County Commissioners and Commonwealth of PA are partnering to support the PSFCA Big 33 Football Classic, that has also been described as the “Super Bowl of High School Football,” and has chosen a team since 1957. Every NFL Super Bowl has proudly featured Big 33 Alums! The premier Big 33 high school football game will take place on Sunday, May 28 featuring top all stars from Pennsylvania and Maryland plus buddies and cheerleaders and military recognition festivities. Military and veterans get in FREE!

Some well-known Big 33 alumni and NFL greats include: Joe Namath, Joe Montana, Dan Marino, Jim Kelly, Ricky Waters, Ben Roethlisberger, Kyle Brady, Jordan Hill, and Damar Hamlin. The Big 33 Buddy Program is designed to partner youth with special needs with a Big 33 cheerleader or football player. Cheer buddies participate in the halftime routine. All buddies enjoy time with their players and cheerleaders during Big 33 weekend.

For more information, and tickets go to or follow them on Facebook @Big33FootballClassic, Instagram @PFSCABig33FootballClassic or on Twitter @psfcabig33. Money raised from the game helps support all PSFCA Big 33 programs, including the Big 33 Buddy Program which connects individuals with special needs with all-star athletes in football, cheerleading and beyond. Proceeds also assist in supporting military appreciation aspects of the Memorial Day Weekend.