Honor the Heroes of the Game, Preserve Its History, Promote its Values & Celebrate Excellence Together!
In partnership with the National Football League, we kicked off the NFL’s season and the 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls on August 4, 2021.
For the 21st year, the national celebration began with “Play Football First Play presented by Panini.” This great event featured thousands of children who formed a human chain and passed a football along a three-mile route from the location in downtown Canton where the NFL was founded to the front steps of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
“Play Football First Play presented by Panini” participants (children 18 and under) received a t-shirt, Panini cards, free admission to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, and lunch on the Hall of Fame grounds.
Play Football is a year-round League initiative celebrating youth and high school football. The initiative aims to shape football experiences for flag and tackle participants, highlight coaches and ambassadors who promote values of football participation, and connect the football community through positive messages and experiences. For more information, please visit PlayFootball.com or follow @NFLPlayFootball.
Please let us know if you have any other questions or need additional information by emailing FirstPlay@ProFootballHOF.com.