Inaugural Randy Pausch Memorial Flag Football Tournament

Randy Pausch participated in the Pittsburgh Sports League Flag Football Team and some of his friends and team mates have organized Inaugural Randy Pausch Memorial Flag Football Tournament to honor Randy and to raise money for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. For more information about Randy Pausch and his lecture click here.

The tournament will be held on October 12, 2008 at the South Park Fairgrounds from 9am to 6pm.

Registration is now open. Click here for all of the tournament details and registration information.

If your company or organization is interested in being a sponsor for this event please click here for detailed sponsor information.


About the Tournament: 3 Divisions of Competition; Double Elimination Format with 15-minute halves. Players must be 18 or older. Games start at 9:00 am. Click here for driving directions to South Park Fairgrounds. Click here for the rules (there may be a few small changes, e.g. gender rules).

    • 5-vs-5
    • Roster maximum: 10
    • Team fee: $200 on/before Sept. 30 ($250 after Sept. 30)
    • 5-vs-5
    • Roster maximum: 10
    • Team fee: $200 on/before Sept. 30 ($250 after Sept. 30)
    • 8-vs-8
    • Roster maximum: 16
    • Team fee: $300 on/before Sept. 30 ($350 after Sept. 30)

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  1. [...] Flag Football Tournament to Honor Randy Pausch Published September 2, 2008 Events , PTC Member Tags: Carnegie Mellon University, Flag Football, Pancreatic Cancer, Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project, PUMP, Randy Pausch Randy Pausch, the late Carnegie Mellon University professor, will be honored with a Flag Football Tournamentin October presented by PUMP and Pittsburgh Sports League. Pausch, a former flag football participant and a fan of the game, inspired millions with his “last lecture” in 2007. The tournament will feature competitions for men’s and women’s teams at South Park Fairgrounds. Registration is now open and sponsorship opportunities are available. Read more at IheartPGH. [...]

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