McDonald’s All-American Game Nominees Announced



Today, McDonald’s announced the list of high school seniors nominated for the 2012 McDonald’s All American Games, taking place on March 28th for the second consecutive year at Chicago’s United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls. The 24 boys and 24 girls to participate in the 2012 Games will be revealed during the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Show, airing February 9 at 4 p.m. CT on ESPNU.

Six-hundred players from across the country were nominated for the 2012 McDonald’s All American Games, with Iowa maintaining the highest number of nominees (77), followed by Texas (69), Washington (36), Tennessee (32) and Georgia (31). Players were nominated by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee.

You can view the complete list, organized by state, here

Also today, tickets for the 2012 McDonald’s All American Games are available through Ticketmaster or charge-by-phone at 1-866-909-GAME. Ticket prices start at only $12, and are also available in a “Family Four Pack” for $53, which includes four tickets, and a voucher for four hot dogs and sodas at United Center concession stands. Parking is free the night of the games.

Last year’s game set a record for attendance.

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