Mall_of_Fame_09

Mall of Fame '09

Mall_of_Fame_09
01/01/2005

HOF Shopping Midway

The Hall's "Midway" gets bigger and bigger each year.
Each summer, the Pro Football Hall of Fame's main parking lot is turned into a merchandise midway. As thousands of fans travel from around the country to attend the enshrinement ceremony on Saturday August 8 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game the following day, they are treated to a variety of items. This year's midway will be bigger and better with a great number of unique items made specifically to commemorate the Class of 2009 –Bob Hayes, Randall McDaniel, Bruce Smith, Derrick Thomas, Ralph Wilson, Jr. and Rod Woodson. Merchandise featuring the Buffalo Bills and Houston Oilers as they clash in the 2009 Pro Football Hall of Fame Game will also be on sale.

 

The Hall's museum store will open a 4,000 square foot tent in the parking lot that features unique Class of 2009 merchandise. In addition football fans will have access to merchandise of all 32 NFL teams, the Hall of Fame, and specially created items for the 2009 Hall of Fame Game between the Bills and the Titans (Oilers) AFL 50th Anniversary product will also be available.

Friday Aug. 7th: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Aug. 8th: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Aug. 9th: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


The Hall's midway will also feature a 3,000 square foot tent that will house several NFL partners who will offer specially created merchandise for the 2009 enshrinement celebration.

 Adam Schefter and Hall of Famer Warren Moon will be on hand for book signings>>>

Here's a rundown on what you'll be able to find in our midway thanks to the fine partners of the NFL and Pro Football Hall of Fame.
 

FatHead
Fathead®, the leading brand in sports and entertainment graphic products, featuring Real.Big, Fathead Tradeables, Skins from Fathead and Furniture for Fans – DreamSeat® & Xzipit™ , best known for its officially licensed images of professional athletes, team helmets and logos. Fathead thrives on connecting People with their Passions through fun, innovative, authentic and exciting products.

Fathead maintains license agreements with the NFL and PLAYERS, INC., Disney Consumer Products, Inc., Warner Brothers, Collegiate Licensing Company, Licensing Resource Group, Inc., MLB and MLBPA, NASCAR, NBA Entertainment, MLS, Action Sports, NHL and NHLPA, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Lucasfilm, Ltd., Marvel Characters, Inc., Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., Muhammad Ali Enterprises, LLC, Nickelodeon, and WMG.

The Highland Mint
As a Licensee of the NFL, The Highland Mint is commissioned by the Hall of Fame to Mint the Official Hall of Fame Flip Coin. The Highland Mint has minted the Official Super Bowl Flip Coin since 1994 and the Coin used for every Coin Toss at NFL Games since 2001. This Commemorative Coin is always popular due to its importance to the game and collectivity. The back of the HOF Game Coin lists the complete "Class of 2009" and the front features the HOF logo with the dueling helmets of the teams participating in the game.

As well the Highland Mint will be paying tribute to the inductees with their respective Induction Photo Mints. Both the Photo Mints and Flip Coins are Limited Editions of 2009 and will be available at The Midway.

The Highland Mint is a full service Mint based in Melbourne, FL minting and manufacturing fine collectibles since 1982.

Hunter
Hunter is a leading manufacturer of high quality licensed sports collectibles. We have used licensed sports logos on a variety of products, such as collectors’ glasses and drink ware, sporting goods, mouse pads, lanyards, and pet products.

LogoArt®
LogoArt® A Division of Herff Jones Inc is the NFL licensed fine jewelry manufacturer. We provide the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees’ wives their special Hall of Fame pendant. All our fine jewelry is made using the lost wax method in the USA. Each piece goes through at least six steps before completion- truly a quality product. Our fine jewelry pieces are made in 14K or 10K gold and sterling silver.

We have expanded our jewelry line into the fashion jewelry market with a great selection of necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings.

Our quality watch line uses Japanese Quartz movements from Miyota. All our watches have a limited lifetime warranty

Mounted Memories
Mounted Memories, a division of Dreams Inc., is a licensee of the National Football League for autographed collectibles and acrylic display cases.

These include autographed photos, footballs, helmets and jerseys. In addition Mounted Memories offers a high quality presentation whether acrylic displays or their outstanding custom framing. The deluxe framed jerseys are done like none other featuring suede mattes and laser cut team logos. These are sure to excite any collector. Mounted Memories also specializes in game used pieces of memorabilia. Stop by and see our vast array of quality collectibles and licensed products

Past Time Sports
Past Time Sports has been making fine saddle quality leather football helmets since 1996 ..They offer many colors and styles that fit the old pro,college, and early town teams of the 1910-1940 eras. Past Time Sports also makes rare antique style footballs from the 1880 large WaterMelon Football thru the 1913-1930 , first passisng,melon ball and 1940 style footballs . They also have a line of mini leather helmets that are the colors of the early Pro and college teams.

They have been making these unique rare leather helmets for collectors, awards, banquets, and for movie and televison productions ie: George Clooney's "Leatherheads", Disneys "Angels in the End Zone", Fox's "Famous Moments in Sports" , ESPN - "Code Breakers" , Disneys "The Greatest Game" and many others- Past Time Sports web site is http://pasttimesports.biz The company is located in Richardson, Texas.

Riddell
Riddell is the official helmet of the National Football League, and offers Authentic On-Field Helmets, Full Size Replica Helmets, Replica Mini Helmets and Pocket Size Helmets for all 32 NFL teams plus a selection of personalized gifts including Scoreboard Memories, Player Photos, Cartoon Prints, Address and Oval Plaques, and Room Signs. All Riddell helmets feature official team colors and logos and are perfect for autographs of Hall of Famers and future Hall of Famers!

Among other innovations, Riddell invented the plastic football helmet, which has been used on NFL playing fields since its inception. In 2002, Riddell introduced The Revolution football helmet, which was designed after a four-year study on the causes of mild traumatic brain injury. The Revolution Speed, introduced in 2008, uses the same revolution technology yet with an aggressive new shell design and comfortable anti-microbial overliner. Throughout its existence, Riddell has always been an innovative on-field leader. Riddell is headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

Sports Images and Pack Attack Event
Multiple Trading Card Pack Attack Events Planned for Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival
Pack Attack is a sports-collectibles carnival, game show, and circus all rolled into one and it takes place at the Pro Football Hall of Fame during Induction Weekend (Aug. 7-9). Pack Attack is perfect for families and the serious collector. Two events will be held Friday (1pm & 4pm) while Saturday and Sunday will have three events. Each Pack Attack is centered around five rounds of friendly pack wars in which participants rip open packs of card, search their cards for answers to general questions, and win prizes. After each round collectors try their luck at football trivia. Plus, each day features a Grand Prize. Watch as fans do their best "Dirty Bird" or "Icky Shuffle" on their way to great prizes and trading-card memories that will last a lifetime!

*Please stop by Sports Images’ booth for complete details and schedule.

Sports Images offers a broad selection of NFL licensed products and collectibles including McFarlane NFL Action Figures including the brand-new release Legends: Series 5, Gamewear wristbands and keychains which are made from real pigskin, K2 Signature Footballs, Duckhouse Crystal Freezer Mugs, Pilsner Glasses and Vinyl Coaster sets, NFL Licensed boards games like Connect Four, Monopoly and Jenga, Mr. Potato Heads, Acrylic and Glass Football holders, and a deep selection of your favorite football trading cards from Topps, Upper Deck and Panini!

Vineyard Vines

“Who says there are no ties in football? Vineyard Vines is now in the game with the launch of its new NFL Collection. With nothing more than a great idea, brothers Shep and Ian Murray started the company in 1998 in search of the good life and introduced neckwear that represented the finer things life has to offer. Vineyard Vines has gone from producing ties that were innovative, elegant, and fun to offering a full line of apparel and accessories for men, women, and children. Today Vineyard Vines‘ first batch of officially licensed ties and tote bags are available online at www.vineyardvines.com and in Vineyard Vines stores. All ties and tote bags are made in the U.S.”

Wilson
For nearly a century, Wilson has proven it’s the number one name in America’s most popular sport. Combining one-of-a-kind designs and patented technologies, Wilson continues to produce the most sought after game balls on the face of the earth from the world’s only dedicated football factory in Ada, Ohio. Wilson will be displaying and selling limited edition game balls as well as commemorative balls at the Hall of Fame. Our key items will include, the 50th anniversary game ball, which will be used in two games this season. Our throwback game ball, which was made with the exact same dies we used in the late sixties and early seventies, the Pete Roselle and Paul Tagliabue era balls from the eighties and nineties as well as a few Super Bowl 43 Championship balls.

Winning Streak
As an official licensee of the NFL since the company’s inception in 1998, Winning Streak Sports, produces top of the line vintage wool pennants and banners in a variety of different formats. Sought after by collectors and sports enthusiasts alike, Winning Streak Sports is known for their amazing attention to detail, commemorative product, quality, and unique styles and designs. Winning Streak Sports will have a booth at this year's Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Weekend where they will be displaying the very popular Dynasty & Traditions banners, as well as their collector’s edition Classic, Pigskin, Tradition, & Mini pennants.

Yesteryear Fantasy Sports
Yesteryear Fantasy Sports is launching a new Fantasy Football Game that is based on Historical Games featuring many Hall of Fame Players from the past. We will be showing our technology and signing up players for the Launch League Beginning in August 2009. Giveaways and Prize drawings will also take place at our booth.

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