Frequently Asked Questions
- Is my donation to the JOBC tax-deductible?
- How can my organization become a sponsor of the JOBC?
- How can I get my children to participate in the JOBC events?
- How can I become involved with the Junior Orange Bowl Committee?
- Does the JOBC have other events than Golf, Tennis, and the Parade?
- When is the Junior Orange Bowl Festival Held?
- What is the Junior Orange Bowl Committee?
Yes. The Internal Revenue Service classifies the Junior Orange Bowl Committee as a 501(c)(3) organization, which means donations and membership dues are tax-deductible.
As the fastest growing festival in South Florida, the Junior Orange Bowl Committee is always interested in accepting qualified sponsors. Contact Mark Pidal at 305-662-1210 to learn about the exciting sponsorship opportunities with the Junior Orange Bowl.
The application process is different for every event. Click on the EVENTS link to see which activities your child would be interested in participating in. Many events are organized through school teams, and other extracurricular activities, while some events require a simple application process to participate.
Explore our website www.jrorangebowl.org for a list of all the JOBC events. Find out which events appeal to you and fill out an online volunteer form. Or call us at (305) 662-1210 to have us mail you a volunteer form
Yes! While our International Golf and Tennis Championships are considered to be some of the best junior tournaments in the world, and the Parade has been well known throughout South Florida for decades, the JOBC holds many other events for kids and young adults. Did you know that the Junior Orange Bowl Committee holds an International Chess Championship? Or did you know that the Junior Orange Bowl Committee has a 3-day athletic event for the physically challenged known as the Sports Ability Games? From bowling to basketball, photography to writing, the Junior Orange Bowl Committee organizes a wide variety of events that provide opportunities to the youth of the world.
Junior Orange Bowl International Youth Festival events run from October through March.
The Junior Orange Bowl Committee (JOBC) is a non-profit organization that coordinates the Junior Orange Bowl International Youth Festival, which is a youth festival made up of over twenty athletic, artistic and cultural events created especially to make a positive difference in the lives of our youth. All the Junior Orange Bowl Committee's members are volunteers who donate their free time to help make each year more positive and more successful than the last.