What You Need To Know About The NFL Draft Live From Rock Island

The 2019 NFL Draft is being held in Nashville. (Source: MGN Online)

The entire community is invited to a free event in Rock Island on April 27th at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex at Augustana College.

Gates will open at 12:00 pm

Family Fun Zone: Bounce houses, Games, & Goodie Bags for the first 150 kids. May be cancelled day of event due to rain.

Youth Football Skills Clinic (Presented by Xtream): 12:30 pm.

Vintage Football Game (Presented by Ericksen Chevrolet): Rock Island Independents vs. St. Paul Ideals - 2:00 pm Still scheduled and will only break due to lightning or heavy storms.

Watch a re-creation of the game that took place in September of 1920 at Douglas Park, including historical uniforms and game rules.

*Sometime between 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm event activities will break as the NFL will be broadcasting a 6th round draft pick live from Rock Island. Be there by 2:00 pm to be a part of this historic occasion! Will take place rain or shine.

National Anthem performed by Lissie before the game
ROCKIN Music by the Rock Island & Alleman High School Bands, Metropolitan Youth Program and Live DJ
Food Concessions by Augustana College
Local Brews by Bent River Brewing Company
Commemorative T-shirts for sale