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2022 Made in Ada Football Festival schedule is announced

The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the following schedule for the Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival, which celebrates Ada's remarkable contribution to the sport of football. Every football used by the National Football League since 1955 has been made in Ada, Ohio's Wilson Football Factory.
This is a family friendly party with activities for all ages.


  • 11:00 A.M. -10:00 P.M.
  • Dial-Roberson Stadium at ONU and Charles Van Dyne Railroad Park


Dial-Roberson Stadium at Ohio Northern University
(GPS Address: 3768 Klinger Rd, Ada)

11:30 a.m. - Punt, Pass, and Kick Registration / Check-in

1:00 p.m. - Competition Starts

Midwest BBQ, Catering, & More will be there offering lunch specials.

Ohio Northern University Medical Lab Science students will be selling water, Gatorade, and small concessions inside the stadium.

Tailgate Party at Ada Train Depot Park (Charles Van Dyne Railroad Park)
9 Central Ave

5:00 p.m. - Entertainment begins with Voodoo Lane at the Old Route 69 Brewery Stage 

7:00 p.m. - Introduction of local high school football coaches. Cheer routine by Ada High School cheerleaders.

Shifferly Road Band performs on the main stage.

10:00 p.m. - Wilson Football Countdown and drop


  • Payton’s Kitchen
  • Kona Ice
  • The Naughty Lobstah
  • Not Your Momma’s Grilled Cheese
  • Doughlicious - Drizzles and Delights
  • Moore Than Just BBQ
  • CJ’s Dog House

More announcements from the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce are anticipated.


Old Route 69 Brewery
Quest Federal Credit Union
Bluffton Hospital
Century 21 Sunway Realty of Ada
Vancrest of Ada
Liberty National Bank
John & Toni's
Wilson Sporting Goods
Ada Area Chamber of Commerce
Ohio Northern University
Ada Automotive
William H. Bass Trucking
Hempy Water HSLC
Jalepenos Mexican Grill
Liberty Financial Services
Maple Crest-Mennonite Home Communities
Ohio Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative, Inc.
MidWest Rehab
Peter Previte, Attorney at Law
Quest FCU
Kenton Rogers Insurance Agency
Tavern 101
The Cask Room
US Bank