Raider Nation Plans Big Weekend in Phoenix, Arizona

Arizona might have a football team of its own, but it is also a hotbed of Oakland Raider fans, as three high-profile Raider fan events taking place this weekend prove.


Oakland Raider fans in Phoenix, Arizona, celebrate their hangout being voted the No. One Oakland Raiders sports bar in the nation. Photo Credit: Big Dog.


It’s going to be a big weekend for the Raider Nation in Phoenix, Arizona, with three big events scheduled.

The festivities will kick off with a Pre-Celebration Happy Hour Party at 5 pm on Friday 8 April 2016 at the Catalina Sports Bar and Grill, which was voted the Number One Raiders Sports Bar in the Nation In 2013.

Cliff Branch and George Martinez will attend the event, which will be hosted by the Phoencian Raiders Booster Club (PRBC).

The first ever Raiders Fan Convention to be held outside the state of California will be held from 11 am to 5 pm on Saturday 9 April 2016 at the Holiday Inn and Suites, Phoenix Airport North.

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There will be Raider Legends, music, vendors, super fans, raffles, DJs, live entertainment, and family fun. Raider Legend Cliff Branch will be Special Guest.

Dem Raider Boyz, Fragile, J-Cino, KJS (Koas), DJ Dave Balboa, Gorila Rilla, Violator, Vegas, MaskaRaider, Mystic Raider, and Rajder Juice will also be in attendance.

The convention will be hosted by Die Hard Raider Booster Club and the Phoenician Raiders Booster Club.

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A Raiders Fan Party will follow the convention at 7 pm at the Catalina Sports Bar and Grill. Special guests will include Mike Davis, Lincoln Kennedy, George Martinez, and Cliff Branch.

It will be hosted by the Phoenician Raiders Booster Club.

“PRBC wants to have strong representation all weekend long,” says Michael Smallwood, President, Phoenician Raiders Booster Club.

“For those of you who are going to any or all of them, we would like to encourage you to wear our club T-Shirts.”

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“We will give each person a raffle ticket who shows up wearing our shirt/event (up to 3 tickets),” Michael continues.

“We are looking forward to seeing you along with the other Raider Fans coming in from abroad.”  


Catalina Sports Bar and Grill, 2939 North 16th Street, Phoenix, Arizona.

Holiday Inn and Suites, Phoenix Airport North, 1515 North 44th Street, Phoenix, Arizona. Telephone: (602) 244-8800.

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