Since 1925, the East-West Shrine Bowl has benefited Shriners Hospitals for Children and its mission to provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate, regardless of the families’ ability to pay for services.
Players and coaches visit a local Shriners Hospitals for Children during game week to meet the patients and gain a greater understanding of the importance of the game. During the inspirational and humbling visit, the teams experience a day they will never forget. Whether dancing to music, playing games or simply sharing stories with one another, the instant friendships that form between the patients and players are a testament to our motto of being more than just a game.learn more about us
The East-West Shrine Bowl™, America’s longest-running college football all-star game, which supports Shriners Hospitals for Children®, will be played on Feb. 3, 2022, at the home of the Las Vegas Raiders as part of NFL Pro Bowl week.Read more
The East-West Shrine Bowl announced today the hiring of Eric Galko as director of football operations and player personnel for the nation’s longest-running college football all-star game, which supports Shriners Hospitals for Children. Galko will direct all phases of player recruitment and selection for the East-West Shrine Bowl, working closely with partners within the NFL […]Read more
Organizers of the East-West Shrine Bowl college football all-star game, benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children®, announced today that the upcoming game has been cancelled due to challenges presented by COVID-19. The game had been scheduled for January 23, 2021, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. “It’s terribly disappointing to have to cancel this year’s […]Read more
2020 Award Recipients
The East-West Shrine Bowl honors one offensive player and one defensive player for their exceptional performance during the game.
The William H. Coffman Award for Most Outstanding Offensive Player and The E. Jack Spaulding Award for Most Outstanding Defensive Player are given to the top two players on the field immediately following the game.View all MVP Award Recipients
Shriners Hospitals for Children National Patient Ambassadors
Every year, Shriners Hospitals for Children selects two National Patient Ambassadors to represent the health care system’s patients. The ambassadors spend the year sharing their stories of perseverance in the face of adversity and the ways Shriners Hospitals for Children has made a dramatic difference in their lives.