Kick off Luncheon

2024 Kick Off Luncheon | August 22 | Baylor Club at McLane Stadium | 11:30 a.m.

For over 30 years, the Greater Waco Chamber has hosted luncheons to excite the community for upcoming sports seasons. Held annually in August, the Kick Off Sports Luncheon celebrates the start of football season.

About the Kick Off Luncheon

Each year during the luncheon, attendees hear a preview from Baylor University coaches, a look at the upcoming high school football season and a special guest speaker.

Prior speakers have included Ed "Too Tall" Jones (former Dallas Cowboy defensive end), Dat Nguyen, (former Dallas Cowboy linebacker and member of the Texas A&M Wrecking Crew), Gary Baxter (former American football cornerback and Baylor football player), Charles Davis (an American football analyst on Foxsports.com and former player), Bill Hancock (first executive director of the BCS), Bobby Bowden, Charlie Ward, Trey Wingo (ESPN), Brad Sham (voice of the Dallas Cowboys), R. C. Slocum (former Texas A&M Head Coach), Gene Stallings (former A&M and Alabama Coach) and Grant Teaff (former Baylor University Coach).