Thursday, July 19, 2012

2012 Vype Magazine 7-on-7 Tournament

The 2012 Vype Magazine 7-on-7 Tournament will be held at Bentonville High School on July 20-21. Pool play games will begin Friday afternoon at 4 pm while the tournament play starts at 10 am on Saturday morning. The championship game is set for 6:30 pm Saturday evening.

The event will have a special guest, ESPN College Football Analyst Kirk Herbstreit, on Friday from 2-4 pm. Admission is $5/day (a 2-day pass is available for $8). For more information, see the Vype article on the tournament.

Friday, July 13, 2012

2012 Southwest Elite 7-on-7 Showcase

The 2012 Southwest Elite 7-on-7 Showcase will be held July 13-14, 2012 at Shiloh Christian High School in Springdale, Arkansas. The competition will include 32 teams from 8 states.  The event is a regional qualifier for the National Select 7 on 7 Championship series held in Hoover, Alabama in late July. For more information on the event, visit their website (

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

2012 Garrett Uekman Foundation 7-on-7 Event

The Little Rock Catholic coaching staff is planning a 7-on-7 event to honor former Rocket great, Garrett Uekman. Uekman, a tight end for the Arkansas Razorbacks, died last fall after the Mississippi State of a previously undiagnosed heart ailment.

Head Coach David Estes has been joined by former Rocket Chase Miller to put together a two day event at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock on July 13-14. The Garrett Uekman Foundation will benefit from the proceeds of the tournament.

Entry fee is $250 per team. The fee will take care of a four-game guarantee, T-shirts for all players, water, drinks,  and lunch for coaches and players during Saturday’s pool play. To enter, send an entry form with school name, head coach, email address, number of athletes and coaches attending, and school and cell phone number to Garrett Uekman Foundation, P.O. BOX 7773, Little Rock, AR 72217.  For more information, contact David Estes (, 501-590-4726) or Chase Miller (, 501-837-0355).