Nov 16, 2021

Deadline For Nominating Local High School Football Players for Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Award

Public Invited to Nominate Local High School Football Player for Award to be Presented at SDCCU Holiday Bowl

The nominations deadline for the Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player Award, which recognizes a San Diego County high school football player during an on-field presentation at the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, is December 1.

The program aims to recognize a local high school football player whose presence, actions and encouragement serve as an inspiration to teammates. The honoree will receive a $2,000 scholarship during an on-field ceremony at the SDCCU Holiday Bowl at Petco Park on Tuesday, December 28.

To download the nomination form, go to and click the Dr Pepper Most Inspiration Player page under the Bowl Week Tab. Nomination forms are required for all entries and be received by Dec. 1, 2021, either by email to, or mail to SDCCU Holiday Bowl, Attn: Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player, 4909 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 110, San Diego, CA 92123

The program is sponsored by the SDCCU Holiday Bowl, Dr Pepper and the Kiwanis Club of San Diego. The 43rd annual game will be played Tuesday, December 28 at 5:00 p.m. and be televised nationally on FOX. Each year the SDCCU Holiday Bowl matches two football teams from the Pac-12 and ACC.

Recognizing that San Diego is a premier tourist destination, the mission of the non-profit 501(c)(3) San Diego Bowl Game Association is to generate tourism, visibility and economic impact for the San Diego region by producing the Holiday Bowl and other outstanding events and experiences for visitors and local fans of all ages. Since 1978, the association has generated $977 million in economic benefit for the region.

For information and tickets visit or call 619-283-5808.