TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS AND HBO SPORTS TO HOST 100 BUCCANEERS ACADEMY STUDENTS FOR SPECIAL TRAINING CAMP EXPERIENCE AUG. 8th

-Before the Premiere of Hard Knocks, Darcie Glazer Kassewitz, QB Jameis Winston and Teammates to Host Students and Lead “Play Football” Clinic -
 
EASY TWEET: @TBBuccaneers and #HBOInspires host 100 Buccaneers Academy students for training camp experience and Play Football clinic.
 
WHAT: HBO Sports, NFL Films and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are teaming up for an all-access look at what it takes to make it in the National Football League on the new season of the league’s signature documentary TV program, HARD KNOCKS: TRAINING CAMP WITH THE TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS. Through the partnership, the Buccaneers and HBO Sports are working together to host 100 students from the Buccaneers Academy program for a special day at Buccaneers training camp.  After watching practice, the children will meet Glazer Family Foundation Co-President Darcie Glazer Kassewitz and Buccaneers players including Quarterback Jameis Winston, who also serves as the spokesperson and “Quarterback” of the Buccaneers Academy initiative. Winston, with the help of teammates, will lead the group in a “Play Football” clinic, followed by lunch. 
 
WHO: Glazer Family Foundation Co-President Darcie Glazer Kassewitz
Buccaneers Players including Quarterback Jameis Winston
Buccaneers Academy Students
Buccaneers Cheerleaders and mascot Captain Fear
Hillsborough County Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Eakins
 
WHERE: One Buccaneer Place
Tampa, FL 33607
 
WHEN: Tuesday, August 8, 2017
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
 
*Media should contact Brooke Skelley at bskelley@buccaneers.nfl.com to request a credential to cover the event. Media who already have a training camp credential will have access.
 
About Buccaneers Academies
The Buccaneers Academy adopt-a-school program serves more than 16,000 students and 2,200 teachers that are located in mostly economically-distressed areas of Hillsborough County, FL. Each of the 24 schools are provided with curriculum-based programming from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that engage students and encourages learning, including regular visits from players, cheerleaders and from the Glazer Family Foundation Vision Mobile to provide children with free prescription eyeglasses. Each school also receives a Buccaneers Academy-themed court-sized shade cover that provides a safe environment where students can participate in physical health and wellness activities. For more, visit www.buccaneers.com/BucsAcademy.   
 
About HBO Inspires
HBO’s mission through Corporate Social Responsibility is to drive philanthropic, pro-social, employee and community engagement initiatives with a focus on education to identify and nurture the next generation of creative storytellers. We work to motivate and empower young people to embrace their gifts, tell their stories and pursue their dreams. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS:  ALLEN BARRETT (813) 767-9862 & STEVE FIDURA (813) 554-1374
HBO:  PAM HACKER (917) 697-7096
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