IFAF International Bowl

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The International Bowl is a high school football game held in January USA Football and the American football governing bodies of international countries. The game is held in Austin, Texas at AT&T Stadium. The game brings 100 of the world's top high school football players in a Team USA vs. The World Team matchup.[1]

The game began as a tournament in 2009 with the United States, Canada, Mexico and France. All the players are under 19. Virginia Tech running back David Wilson was a part of the first tournament in the first season.[2]

The game has been broadcast through NFL Network, CBS Sports and currently USA Football has television rights with ESPN, which televised the 2018 International Bowl. The United States won the first five meetings against Canada, Mexico, France and the World Team. The World Team was the first to defeat Team USA, with a 35–29 win in the 2012 International Bowl.

Participating Teams[edit]

International Bowl Teams
Team Nation(s)
USA Football  United States
Football Canada  Canada
Team Nordic  Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark
Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon  Mexico
Japan  Japan
British Columbia  Canada
Laguna Select  Mexico
Ontario  Canada


  • Winning team in bold
  • Tie game denoted in italics


Date Winning team Score Losing team Score
2009 USA 41 Canada 3
USA 78 France 0
USA 55 Mexico 0

USA vs. The World[edit]

Date Winning team Score Losing team Score
2010 USA 17 The World 0
2011 USA 21 The World 14
2012 The World 35 USA 29
2013 USA 42 The World 10
2015 USA 20 The World 15

Notable participants[edit]