The fifth annual Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Football Challenge features 15-minute halves, no pads, no defensive rushes and a 3.5-second time limit for quarterback passing.
Competition runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Optimist Youth Sports Complex (9889 W. Hill Road), and continues at 9 a.m. Saturday with single-elimination games. The varsity championship is noon Saturday along with a Lineman’s Challenge from 9-10:30 a.m. and a Tug-of-War at 11:45 a.m.
Admission is free.
This year’s participating schools are defending champion Bishop Kelly, Boise, Bonneville, Capital, Centennial, Cole Valley Christian, Eagle (2014 Lineman’s Challenge winner), Emmett, Fruitland, Highland, Jerome, Lake City, Melba, Meridian, Mountain View (2014 Tug-of-War winner), Pocatello, Rocky Mountain, Skyview and Vallivue.