By Erik Evenson, Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Director of Media and Community Relations
An event that was postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Youth Football Clinic is set to hit the field at Independence Stadium for the 10th time in the event’s history on Saturday, June 5.
The Youth Clinic is a free clinic and open to youth from five-years-old through incoming eighth-graders. The clinic will kick off at 8 a.m. and run until approximately 11:30 a.m. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the southwest entrance of Independence Stadium.
Parents can register their children in advance for the clinic, and preregistration is available now at RadianceTechnologiesIndependenceBowl.com/youth-football-clinic. Spots for the clinic are limited to 400 participants.
The annual Youth Football Clinic teaches participants football fundamentals by participating in offensive, defensive and special team drills. Youth will also learn different fitness techniques and the importance of being physically active. The clinic all teaches participants life skills from some of the region’s finest college football coaches.
Participants will receive instruction from regional college coaches from Northwestern State University, Grambling State University and Louisiana College. They will also receive a free t-shirt and lunch following the clinic.
Sponsors of the 2021 Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Youth Football Clinic include First Bossier, Willis-Knighton Health System, D1 Training Shreveport, Little Works in Progress and Sports World.