Prep Sports Scouting is pleased to announce their partnership with DeBartolo Sports for the 2017 Jacksonville Area Quarterback Challenge. The challenge will be held at Mandarin Athletic Association (11808 Fayal Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32258) on Sunday, Feb. 26.


The event run by DeBartolo Sports quarterback coach Ryan Walker highlights quarterbacks from across the state of Florida. It will showcase quarterback skills in standardized challenges that 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”.

Quarterbacks in grades 8-11th (Class of 2021-2018) will take part in the event. The cost is $85 per quarterback. Participants receive apparel by Under Armour and video of themselves from the challenge drills.  Prizes will be awarded to the top two performers from each class.

Space is limited and preregistration is required.  No walk-ups will be accepted.

All cancellations and refund requests must be received 7 days prior to the event. NO EXCEPTIONS. No refunds will be issued after this deadline.  Please notify DeBartolo Sports and Events by way of email or phone call.

For inquiries, please email or call 657.200.1378.



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

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

11:00am-12:00pm: Warm-up 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

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

Link to sign up for the event

ICYMI: Cade Weldon captures the title at the 2016 Tampa Quarterback Challenge

If you have any other inquiries about the event feel free to contact me via email at

Jake Perper is the founder of Prep Sports Scouting. Make sure to follow along for all the updates on Twitter: @JakePerper.

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