The annual grid battle will be contested for the 81st time on July 19th.  On Wednesday evening, the long running football series was featured at the Jefferson Educational Society.

Game manager Doug White served as the guest speaker for the event. White took questions from the audience following his presentation. Linda Moore, the Executive Director of the Sight Center of Northwest Pa. also discussed the non-profit's role in the all-star contest. 

The 2019 contest will take place at McDowell's Gus Anderson on the third Friday in July. With renovations taking place at Erie Veterans Memorial Stadium, game officials were forced to find a new location. 

Tickets will be on sale by June 15th.