KEARNEY, Neb. — Tickets are on sale for Nebraska’s oldest and most prestigious high school football all-star game.

The 65th annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl is on Saturday, June 3 at 6:00 p.m. at Cope Stadium in Kearney. The event includes 90 standout seniors and 12 coaches from across the state. They arrive the Sunday before the game, train and bond all week, then take the field for the north and south squads.

“We are thrilled to be in Kearney another year and annual community support for the game continues to grow,” Executive Director Dave MacDonald said. “This is a great family event that supports Shriners Hospitals for Children."

General admission game tickets are $15 and first come first served seating (price does not include service fees). Club-level tickets in the mezzanine area are available for $35. Tickets can be purchased at the Shrine Bowl’s website and on game day at the Foster Field Box Office. Military and first responders can contact the Shrine Bowl office direct, at (402) 477-8908, for a special discount ticket offer of $10 each, advance sale. Students are also eligible for the special discount ticket offer with proof of a valid school ID.

For the second year, the game will be broadcast statewide on News Channel Nebraska TV with Brandon Aksamit and Michael Shively on the call. The game will also air on the radio on five Flood Communications stations (KKPR, KNEN, KBIE, KUTT, KSID) with Doug Duda and Brandon Benitz on the call.

Beyond showcasing local athletes, the Shrine Bowl has a charitable side. It raises money and awareness for Shriners Hospitals for Children, a health care system with 22 locations dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals.

The Nebraska Shrine Bowl also includes the Nebraska Masonic All-Star Marching Band camp, held annually at the host site. The week also includes the Nebraska Shrine Bowl Cheer Camp, which culminates with performances at the game.