College Cheer and Dance Squads Show Their Disney Side to Win Big this Season


College cheer and dance squads nationwide have the opportunity to earn a six-figure windfall for their college spirit program and come to Walt Disney World Resort to “Cheer On Your Disney Side” sponsored by ESPN working in collaboration with Disney Destinations and Varsity Spirit.This week, college cheer and dance squads began competing in a nationwide competition by creating 30-second videos of a cheer or dance routine using remixed Disney Park attraction  music to show off their “Disney … [Read more...]

ESPN and Walt Disney World Resort Host Fantasy Football Convention


ESPN and Walt Disney World Resort will host a Fantasy Football Convention at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Florida, August 22-23. The weekend will feature a live telecast of ESPN’s Fantasy Football Now (Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN2), a question-and-answer session with ESPN commentators sponsored by Champion and a fantasy football draft where fans can interact with and seek advice from the network’s experts.Other events include ESPN: The Tailgate sponsored by … [Read more...]

ESPN Wide World of Sports 2014 Orlando Classic Bracket Announced


The bracket for the 2014 Orlando Classic will be played Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 27, 28 & 30 at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World resort near Orlando, Fla. – has been set. The eight competing teams include Georgia Tech, Kansas, Marquette, Michigan State, Rhode Island, Rider, Santa Clara and Tennessee.The multi-day, destination event will feature 12 games over three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through a … [Read more...]

2014 Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Medals Revealed


*photo courtesy of runDisney* runDisney has added another inaugural event to the collection this year with the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon and over 18,000 runners have patiently waited for the reveal of the collection of bling to be revealed. Yesterday the 2014 Avenger Super Heroes Half Marathon Medals were revealed. The collection includes an Avengers Super Heroes 5K with Hulk, Thor and Captain America seemingly leaping off the medal, Kid Races with Captain America and The Hulk … [Read more...]

Disney and NFL Stars Give High School Players a Chance to Shine at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex

Drew Brees

Some lucky high school football players got to toss the pigskin around with Saints QB Drew Brees and several other NFL stars. They are making dreams come true at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World. The Drew Brees Passing Academy and 7-on-7 Tournament is taking place at the Disney sports complex through Saturday.Brees, along with Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, Eagles RB Darren Sproles and Patriots CB Darrelle Revis, are headlining the camp which involves football players … [Read more...]