In the search for the top football fan club, FanWide has interviewed the leaders of several prominent football fan clubs across the league and across the nation. One fan club leader we interviewed was Hilary Holmes of the Denver Broncos Fan Club of Washington, D.C.
FanWide asked her the following questions about what makes her club one of the top clubs in the nation:
1. What is your name?:
2. What city are you from?:
Originally Cheyenne, Wyoming, currently Washington, DC
3. Which fan club do you support?:
4. Where does your fan club meet (name, location)?:
Penn Quarter Sports Tavern in Washington DC
5. How many members are in your fan club?:
We have over 1000 members
6. What makes your fan club unique?:
https://youtu.be/4e_2hIuhBqU shows a great short film made by a member of our group about why we think we are so special but mainly we are die hard, we come from all over the world, and being in the nation’s capital we constantly have new visitors throughout the season. We have been in the same bar for over a decade. Members from our group have gone on to start new fan clubs in Seattle, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.
7. Do you have any connections to the team?:
Yes, we are an officially recognized Fan Club from the Broncos Organization. They send us promotional items and autographed paraphernalia to use in our philanthropic endeavors.
8. What is your favorite memory?:
Winning Super Bowl 50 in 2016, the bar was WALL TO WALL with people. We were crammed in and it was sheer pandemonium when won. People were hugging, crying and celebrating. Tables and chairs had been knocked over in the celebration. It was an absolute unadulterated joy!
9. Besides watching the games, what other activities does the club participate in?:
We engage in philanthropic activities, fundraisers for members causes as well as foundations of individual team members.
Though the Broncos fell short of the playoffs this season, Broncos fans remain unwavering in their support of the team. As a dedicated club that engages in a variety of events and activities, the Denver Broncos Fan Club of Washington, D.C. is a strong contender to be named one of the nation’s top football fan clubs! We are still accepting entries to be named the Top Football Fan Club – to learn more or enter visit http://fanwi.de/TFFC.