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Bengals To Host Fantennial Weekend Oct. 18-20

Joe Mixon and fans

The Bengals will celebrate the NFL's 100th season with a series of special events that will bring together fans, players and legends to celebrate the role football plays in uniting and inspiring the community. 

Bengals legends who will take part in the weekend include Ken Anderson, Willie Anderson, Jim Breech, Leon Hall, Chad Johnson, Dhani Jones, Anthony Munoz, Ken Riley, Bob Trumpy and Ickey Woods. 


Bengals players and legends will serve as honorary captains for six high school football games. The players and legends will take part in game ball presentations, the coin toss and interact with high school football players at the start of the game. All games kickoff at 7 p.m.

  • Anderson at Turpin
  • Covington Catholic at Highlands
  • Lakota East at Lakota West
  • La Salle at St. Xavier
  • Mason at Colerain
  • Ryle at Dixie Heights

Current players expected to attend games include Jessie Bates III, Giovani Bernard, Tyler Boyd, Preston Brown, Tyler Eifert, Sam Hubbard, William Jackson III, Joe Mixon, C.J. Uzomah and Nick Vigil.


Fans will "Explore the Jungle" and go on a scavenger hunt throughout Paul Brown Stadium, testing their knowledge of Bengals history and fun facts about the team. Bengals legends will be at stops around the stadium interacting with fans as they solve clues. Registration for this event is closed.


The Bengals Fantennial game against the Jacksonville Jaguars will highlight the longtime support of fans and celebrate former players who have contributed to the team's success. Fans can purchase tickets by calling the Bengals Ticket Hotline at (513) 621-8383, online at or by visiting the Paul Brown Stadium ticket office.

Season Ticket Members will be on the field pregame to form the tunnel players run through as they take the field.

Bengals legends will be honored at halftime with a special video and on-field presentation. Fans can meet the legends pregame and get autographs in the JungleZone from 11-11:30 a.m.

To celebrate fan appreciation, the Bengals will surprise two fans with a pair of Super Bowl tickets and the winner of the "Experience of a Lifetime" contest will be announced. 

Fans can enter the "Experience of a Lifetime" contest at for a chance to win a behind-the-scenes trip to travel with the Bengals when the team takes on the Oakland Raiders on Nov. 17.

One lucky winner and a guest will receive two seats on the team plane, a night in the team hotel, dinner at the team meal, transportation on the team bus, two pregame sideline passes, two suite tickets and Bengals gear. Entries must be received by Thursday, Oct. 17.