2021 Buffalo Sun Bowl

 Highmark Stadium, 1 Bills Drive, Orchard Park, New York

  Sunday, June 27th, 2021 

6-on-6 Flag Football at Highmark Stadium


Welcome to the 2021 Buffalo Sun Bowl, formally known as the Buffalo Snow Bowl, to benefit Special Olympics New York! Register your team for the fifth annual Buffalo Sun Bowl, a 6-on-6 flag football tournament. Play at Highmark Stadium, the home of the AFC East Champion Buffalo Bills!


This tournament is limited to the first 48 teams that raise a minimum of $1,200 to play. Teams will be placed on a waiting list when the tournament fills up. This part of the tournament is 18 and older. For the Youth Divisions CLICK HERE.



How? Register a team of up to 12 players and play on the AFC East Champion's home field!

This is an official 6-on-6 flag football tournament with light blocking. There are five leagues:
Pro League
Amateur League
Co-Ed League
First Responders League
Youth Leagues (Click this link)


Teams are allowed up to 12 players; all must be 18 years of age or older to participate in Amateur, Co-Ed, First Responders and Pro Leagues. For Youth Leagues, please click here. Field size is 20 yards x 40 yards with each team guaranteed three games at Highmark Stadium. Games will begin at 9:30am. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 8:15am. All teams playing in the morning must be present for this.


Pro League -  this will be the most competitive league there is. Teams have more than a basic knowledge of the game and are looking for a competitive experience.

Co-Ed League - teams are required to have at least two females participating during each play.

Amateur League - this league is less competitive and focused on the experience and so much winning or losing.

First Responders League-your team must be associated with first responders. Not all participants need to be first responders. 

Youth Leagues-CLICK HERE


Each team must raise a minimum of $1,200 to qualify to participate in this event. Schedules will NOT be sent out until the tournament is sold out. 


All donations are non-refundable.


For more information:

 Erica Raepple at 716-909-6444 or eraepple@nyso.org

Make sure you book a hotel with our Official Hotel Sponsor, Ellicot Hotels! Discounted room rates will be given to participants. . Call Greg at 585-905-8686 to book or click the links below:
Staybridge West Seneca- $109/night
Country Inn& Suites-$119/night
Hampton Inn-$119/night (Click the dates you wish to stay and click "Special Rates". Type FLF to get the $119/night rate)