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Inclusive game day experience Super Fest coming to Peoria

Posted 1/26/23

Super Fest is coming to Pioneer Park in Peoria.

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Inclusive game day experience Super Fest coming to Peoria


The Matthew Foundation, a nonprofit that improves the quality of life for those with developmental disabilities, is being joined by Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, and many other organizations to welcome people of all ages and abilities to Super Fest.

Super Fest is an inclusive big game weekend experience. Join NFL alumni and NFL cheerleaders for the 8th Annual Super Fest, a fun-packed, inclusive football and cheer camp, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 11, at Pioneer Park in Peoria, 8755 N 83rd Ave.

This event is held annually on the day before the pro football big game in each host city. A two-hour-long skills clinic culminates in a one hour game day experience for all participants, complete with live performances of the National Anthem, football scrimmages, and cheer performances.

To make the event as enjoyable and accessible as possible, registrants have the option of participating as a football player or cheerleader.

Every year since 2016, NFL teams, media outlets, businesses, disability agencies, hospitals, and community partners have rallied around this community event. The effort has been spearheaded by The Matthew Foundation. The foundation closely collaborates with regional disability advocacy organizations to ensure it meets the needs of the community.

This year, the foundation is proud to partner with the Ability360, University of Arizona Sonoran Center of Excellence in Disabilities, Diverse Ability Incorporated, Down Syndrome Network of Arizona, Gigi’s Playhouse, Midwestern University, Raising Special Kids, Special Strong, and other remarkable organizations across Arizona to bring Super Fest to the Phoenix area.

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