Tampa Bay Area Quarterback Challenge

The 2015 Tampa Bay Area Quarterback Challenge, featuring 247 Sports recruiting & Bright House Sports Network, and presented by DeBartolo Sports and Events and the Kaleo QB Academy, highlights quarterbacks from across the state of Florida. 

The competitive event designed by Quarterback Coach John Kaleo will showcase an individuals quarterback skills in standardized challenges that will objectively evaluate and score each athlete.

The top two scoring quarterbacks from each grade will advance to an Elite Passer competition.  The top performer from this final round will be awarded a trophy and the official title of "Top Passer".

247 Sports will be onsite to cover the event along with Bright House Sports Network and other recruiting analysts.

All participants will receive performance apparel by Under Armour.  Prizes will be awarded to the top 2 performers from each class.

Space is limited and preregistration is required.  No walk-ups will be accepted. All cancellations must be received 7 days prior to the event.  After this deadline, you will receive a refund less a $15 cancellation fee.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  Please notify DeBartolo Sports and Events or the John Kaleo Quarterback Academy by way of email or phone call.

For inquiries, please email contact@debartolosports.com or call 657.200.1378.

Thank you to following organizations for their support of the 

2015 Tampa Bay Area QB Challenge 


Who:      Quarterbacks in grades 8-11th
               (Class of 2019-2016)

What:     A competitive showcase event exclusively for quarterbacks 

When:   Sunday, April 19, 2015

Where:   University of Tampa
                Naimoli Family Athletic Complex
                West North A Street
                Tampa, FL 33606

Cost:     Quarterbacks - $75

**Space is limited, no walk-ups will be accepted


10:00am-10:30am: Check-in (Height & Weight)

10:30am-11:00am: Introductions, Keynote Speaker

11:00am-12:00pm: Warm-up led by D1 Tampa and QB Instruction Drills

12:00pm-2:00pm: Preliminary Challenge Drills
Quarterbacks:  Long Ball, Accuracy Throws, Throw on the Run, Fade Throws

2:00pm:  Announcement of the 8 Elite QB Finalists (top 2 from each graduating class)

2:30pm:  Top Quarterback Competition
Quarterbacks:  Do the Math, Blind Throws, Four Targets

3:30pm: Trophy Presentation, Interview, and Closing