The 34th Annual PIG BOWL/GUNS & HOSES FOOTBALL GAME will be played Saturday January 26, 2008 at Sac State University Sacramento.
The teams consist of players from all areas of Law Enforcement and Firefighters who donate their talent and time to give back to the community.The day's proceeds go to local charities which has been the goal over the years to total more the $1.5 million dollars to date.
We will honor DECADES OF HEROES AND TODAY'S HEROES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND FIREFIGHTERS......
The game will be dedicated to Sacramento County Sheriff's Detective Vu Nguyen who died in the line of duty December 19, 2007. The SCSD Gang Unit will present the dedication and honor Detective Nguyen's Family.
There are no boundaries with Law Enforcement and Firefighter Heroes. To be honored with SCSD DETECTIVE NGUYEN will be CHP OFFICER JOHN PAUL MILLER (2007) and CHP OFFICER DOUGLAS SCOTT RUSSELL (2007) and TULARE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT DETECTIVE KENT MINOR HAWS (2007) who all paid the Ultimate Price in The Line-of-Duty in 2007.
Gates open at 11:00 AM... including Kids Safety Zone hosted by various law & fire departments in the Greater Sacramento Area( a safe play area for children to learn safety tips) Fire Trucks, Ambulance,Law Enforcement Vehicles, K-9, Motor and Mounted Units.
COME EARLY TO ENJOY THE PRE-GAME SHOW AT 12 PM
Pre-game we will have the area school POSTER CONTEST parade & awards with three difference singers performing .
DAVE ANDREWS BAND will introduce his new single BOYS IN BLUE
which will honor not only all LAW ENFORCEMENT AND
FIREFIGHTERS who have lost their lives in the line of duty but will also
honor Dave's own brother SCSD Deputy Joseph Kievernagel and
Deputy Kevin Blount when STAR 6 went down July 13, 2005. And to
honor his friend Deputy Eric Henrikson and the officer's families.
Lt. Fred Links of the SCSD Air Support Bureau will lead the FLY-OVER , Law Enforcement Chaplain Mindi Russell and Chief Fire Chaplain Ward Cockerton will lead the Invocations. The Honor Guard, National Anthem and God Bless America will all precede the 1:00 PM kick-off. www.pigbowl.com Admission $10.
There will be tri-tip, hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages and much more