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UnitedHealthcare Empire Challenge 2012


The 17th Annual UnitedHealthcare Empire Challenge will highlight the brightest high school football talent from New York City and Long Island in support of the Boomer Esiason Foundation and youth football in the New York metro area.

This family-oriented event includes an expo and fun activities prior to the game, a tailgate party, a raffle and, of course, the football game. It’s held at James M. Shuart Stadium at Hofstra University.

What:  17th Annual UnitedHealthcare Empire Challenge

When:  June 19, 2012

Where:  James M. Shuart Stadium, Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.

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Ticket and Vendor Information:  Click here to download a packet - Livecast

Empire Challenge Livecast

Log on to at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, for an exclusive livecast of the 2012 UnitedHealthcare Empire Challenge as all-stars from Long Island and New York City battle it out for football bragging rights.

Check out the game story and photo slideshow from the 2011 UnitedHealthcare Empire Challenge here.