Top Gun Football University Camp Returns to Williamsburg for 2012

Football University’s Top Gun camp is coming back to Williamsburg VA for 2012.

More than 1200 athletes from around the nation will  descend upon the facilities at Warhill Sports Complex.  Last years event drew players from across the US ,  Canada, ,the United Kingdom and Austria as the coaches put them through their paces.

This will be the third  year for FBU to finish their camp season in Williamsburg with the Top Gun event. This final camp is the culmination of a camp season that started in Hawaii in January.

The camp which showcases  the country’s top middle and high school  top high school football players will run from  July 19-21, 2012.

What a boon for our area economy. It was reported last year that this event brought  a $2 million return to the Williamsburg/ James City County economy. (SPORTS MARKETING WORKS !)

Top Gun is the culmination of Football University’s 43-camp nationwide tour gathering the most elite performers from across the United States and allowing them to display their abilities together on one stage. Football University has an impressive alumni list that includes some of the top college football players in the nation, such as 2008’s No. 1 prospect and current Ohio State Buckeye Terrelle Pryor, 2009’s No. 1 prospect Bryce Brown, and 2010’s No. 1 prospect Ronald Powell, as well as U.S. Army All-Americans, Football University Youth All-Americans, and hundreds of Division I players. 



For 2012 FBU Top Gun will bring the 1000+ of the nation’s top athletes in grades 6 – 11 to Williamsburg, VA.  Participating athletes are hand-selected by our NFL coaches from FBU’s 40 regional camps.  At the heart of FBU Top Gun is its elite instructional staff made up of former NFL coaches and NFL athletes, who will spend three days with these elite athletes at Top Gun.  Almost all of the instructors currently coach, play, or train top NFL and college athletes.  Now entering its fourth year, FBU Top Gun will feature the next generation of football talent, including future U.S. Army All-Americans, college stars, and NFL stars. 

New this year in Williamsburg is an additional youth football camp following the Top Gun event

Top Gun- Youth Camp 2012– July 23-25 for 6th-8th Graders

Football University: Top Gun- Youth Football Camp Will take place July 23-25, 2012, at Warhill HS and Sports Complex. All athletes must have been in 6th-8th grade in the fall of 2011 to participate in TOP GUN- Youth Football Camp. FBU is the nation’s most exclusive and elite football camp experience. Although FBU does have an invitation-only policy, due to the elite level of training and athletes, we strongly encourage athletes to nominate themselves. Please refer to the  nomination and policy page for more information.

More details on Football University can be found at

Highlight video from 2010 camp in Williamsburg VA



TOP GUN: Who, What, Where, When?

Who? Approximately 1,000 elite youth and high school players chosen from the best of the Football University camps along with about 100 former NFL players and coaches.

What? The largest assimilation of prep and youth talent in North America where the top athletes from Football University can square off against each other to improve their skills and technique while finding where he stands through intense competition.

Where and When? This year, TOP GUN will take place Thursday, July 21 to Saturday, July 23 at the Warhill Sports Complex located at 4725 Stadium Road, Williamsburg, Va., 23188. Opening ceremonies kickoff at 2:15 p.m. ET on Thursday, July 21.

Do you have to go to a FBU camp to attend TOP GUN?

–TOP GUN participants are chosen from those standout athletes at their local FBU camp.

Who decides which athletes are selected for TOP GUN?

–TOP GUN participants are chosen by our NFL faculty and our FBU staff.

What ages may participate at TOP GUN?

–Athletes from grades 6 through 12 are invited.

2012 William and Mary Colonial All-Pro Football Camp

The 2012 William and Mary Colonial All-Pro Football Camp is scheduled for June 24-27 on the College’s campus. This year’s NFL guest instructors will be announced later this spring. Online registration is available by clicking here. Campers may also register by completing the flier (available to the right) and mailing it back to the Tribe Football office. The camp is for boys ages 8 through rising seniors in high school.

imageLast summer’s camp featured Super Bowl XLV MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, 2010 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, tackle Ndamukong Suh of the Detroit Lions and NFC Defensive Player of the Year, linebacker Clay Matthews of the Green Bay Packers.

This summer will mark the 19th time W&M has hosted the Colonial All-Pro Camp. In addition to last year’s NFL guest instructors, other pros who have participated in the camp include Drew Brees, Troy Polamalu, Tom Brady, Brett Favre, Adrian Peterson, LaDainian Tomlinson, Brian Urlacher, Clinton Portis, Jerome Bettis, Dan Marino, Larry Fitzgerald, Ben Roethlisberger, Kurt Warner, Darren Sharper, Bruce Smith and many others. These greats, along with Tribe head coach Jimmy Laycock and his staff, make for a memorable and instructive camp experience for young players.


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Youth Football-Williamsburg Hornets

Welcome to the Williamsburg Youth Football and Cheerleading League (WYFCL), home of the HORNETS!! Established in 1997, our league is in its 16th season in 2012. As a member of the Peninsula Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization (PYFCO), we compete against the other leagues in our organization. We have 7 football teams broken down into age divisions (6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-14), with a sideline cheerleading squad for each team.