LA Rams WR Cooper Kupp hosts inaugural GSCFC for young Rams fans

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GSCFC interview with Franki Prather

Question 1: Ramblin Fan The Gridiron Skills Challenge Football Camp is a fairly new and innovative event. Can you give a quick description as to what the buzz is all about?

GSCFC takes youth football camps to a new level. It combines the traditional football camp experience with a super fun football skills challenge for each camper. This way, each of our campers truly learns and put into practice multiple football-level skills, like what they see in the Pro-Bowl. The camp will be led by LA Rams wide receiver, Cooper Kupp along with a team of expert coaches who will provide hands-on instructions for each of the drills. The camp will also have technological advancements with each camper being electronically tracked with RFID wrist bands that let our operators track each camper’s skill level in each activation.

Question 2: Ramblin FanIs this an annual event? How long has this event been occurring?
This is the first time we’re putting on this camp, however, we plan to make this an annual event along with additional camps.

Question 3: Ramblin FanIs this the first occasion for Cooper and Anna Kupp to host the event?
This is Cooper and Anna’s first time hosting a camp with us and we couldn’t be more excited to have them as partners on this inaugural event. They are the perfect partners for us given their commitment to family values and our focus on family entertainment.

Question 4: Ramblin Fan I see that the event lasts 3 hours, from 9:00 am – 12 noon, on June 26, 2021. What should participants expect? What should they plan to bring?
Participants can expect expert coaching in a variety of skills including receiving, throwing, and kicking. As a top receiver in the NFL, Cooper will be providing instruction on receiving, and who knows if we may have other surprise guest coaches. Then each of the campers gets to test the skills they’ve learned in a number of exciting football-based challenges.

Participants just need to come in comfortable, athletic clothes to be ready for some football fun.

Question 5: Ramblin Fan I see that the age range runs from ages of 6 to 16. Are there any football skill level prerequisites that a potential participant should possess to optimize the experience? Is this a coed event?
GSCFC is a coed event and there’s no prerequisite skill level to participate. Participants at all levels will benefit from the training the coaches provide and have equal opportunities to test themselves in the challenges. Also, it is important to note that the skill level and progress of each camper will be kept private and only shared with him/her.