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Football fans will find in Canton plenty of activities to celebrate their sport. The Pro Football Hall of Fame hosts several events year round honoring football players from all decades. From Golf competitions to educational programs and special games, the Hall ensures that Canton keeps this sports alive. Travelers can always visit the Hall and know about their favorite football players. The Hall is open every day from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (it is closed only on Christmas day). For more information please visit: www.profootballhof.com
The crowning glory of Canton sporting events is the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival. Initiated over years ago with the creation of the National Football League, the Festival was inaugurated in 1962 with the New York Giants and St Louis Cardinals game. Over the years, the festival has been including more events such as Football's Greatest Weekend, the Fashion Show Luncheon, the Grand Parade, the enshrinement of new players into the Hall, the Celebrities Banquet, Hall of Fame Festival Queen Coronation, Fireworks among other events. In its latest edition, the festival featured more than 15events all celebrating the new class of enshrinees. For further details, check out the festiva's website at http://www.profootballhofef.com
Canton, Ohio is also known for their important role in High School athletics being the host for over 20 years of the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Football and Swimming and Diving State Championships. Canton's Fawcett Stadium (located adjacent to the Pro Football Hall of Fame) was voted the #1 High School Football Stadium in the USA by ESPN.com