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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Mon, September 8 2014 9:37 PM UTC +00:00

About

Help Beyond The Yards broadcast live from AND create a documentary about Gridiron Bowl 5, Sept. 27th, 2014 in Memphis, TN.

This is a very exciting time for American football.  The signs are on the wall and echoes are being heard around the NFL about the need and benefits of endorsing (or creating) a developmental league; a league that NFL teams would use to nurture, educate, mature players as well as referees, broadcasters, cheerleaders, etc.

What is the GDFL & the Gridiron Bowl?

All our research shows the GDFL (Gridiron Developmental Football League) is the most cohesive, talented, competitive minor league in America, and the ONLY national developmental league.  The GDFL has worked hard over the past five years to unify the world of minor league football, crown an undisputed heavyweight national champion, and position itself as the solution; the national developmental league that ultimately will get a seal of approval from the NFL.  That is why we have focused our attention on the Gridiron Developmental Football League. 

Gridiron Bowl is the national championship game of the GDFL, a 44 team league spanning 20 states across US.

What is Beyond The Yards?
BTY is a fun "Mike and Mike" ESPN style conversational podcast (internet radio show) making big waves in the churning ocean of American Football. Laugh until you cry, then go to school and get educated about the working-class heroes battling it out each and every Saturday night under the lights. Travel the nation every Thursday with Beyond The Yards as they explore, uncover and have a party over the airwaves. If you're not going Beyond The Yards, and you're any kind of football fan, you are truly missing out on the bridge to greatness.

Some of the Chop-Chop-Chopin' It Up Award Trading Cards
Some of the Chop-Chop-Chopin' It Up Award Trading Cards

 Example of award winning video we've produced:

 Example of award winning documentary we've produced:

Thank you very much for your help! We need you Beyond The Yards Nation!

Risks and challenges

The biggest challenge facing Beyond The Yards is raising the money needed to get to Memphis so we can broadcast live from and document the Gridiron Bowl 5 weekend. Any additional funds we raise will go towards our upcoming Fall Season.

Execution of a plan is where we shine. We have a strong proven background in journalism, documentaries, videography, merchandise creation & fulfillment, interviewing, football, having fun on the microphone and seeing projects through to success.

Additional documentaries we've completed:
WF Nighthawks Inaugural Season 5 Part Mini-Documentary Series
Creative South Documentary (filmed in Columbus, GA)
Weapons of Mass Creation Documentary (Cleveland, OH)

We have a full line of professional video and audio equipment, including cameras, lenses, numerous types of microphones, laptops, etc.

Your support means everything and we sincerely thank you for that.

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    Varsity A Team - All previous items PLUS a limited edition BTY Koozie to keep your game day beverages cold in style! PLUS an autographed BTY poster! PLUS your choice of a limited edition, BTY tank top or t-shirt!

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    Rookie of the Year - All the previous items PLUS a limited edition autographed BTY Nation "Tour Badge" / "Member Badge"! PLUS the complete set of 2014 GDFL Chop-Chop-Chopin' It Up Award football trading cards! PLUS your name listed on BeyondTheYards.com in our 'Supporters Page'... a brand new section of the site we will unveiling specifically to say 'Thank You' to BTY Nation!

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    Player of the Year - All the previous items PLUS your very own personalized BTY football trading card! PLUS an authentic limited edition BTY astro truf football field swatch, straight from an actual game battled tested football field! PLUS a limited edition personalized BTY Supporter Plague! PLUS your own personalized BTY jersey!

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    Gridiron 5 Champion / Voyage Partner - All the previous items PLUS be featured as one of presenting partners of 'BTY Goes to Gridiron Bowl 5'! Includes: commercial running during live broadcast of Gridiron Bowl 5, verbal mentions during the game, pre-game interviews and reporting. PLUS logo/name on social media blasts and photos / videos posted during the weekend event! PLUS name/logo on all online and print materials distributed promoting the voyage! PLUS you will be listed as a presenting sponsor/supporter of THE VIDEO DOCUMENTARY we are producing to capture the magical journey to Memphis and the special moment that was Gridiron Bowl 5! Includes logo/name in all print/online promotions of the documentary, as well as within the documentary.

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    Hall of Fame VIP - All the previous items PLUS an all expenses paid trip to Memphis, TN for Gridiron Bowl 5! YES! This includes airfare, food, lodging, car rental, ticket to the game! PLUS you will have full behind the scenes access to hang with Beyond The Yards during the weekend! Can't get any better!!

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