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National Jersey Friday

Join the celebration of National Jersey Friday - show your team spirit by rocking your favorite jersey and cheering on your favorite players!
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It's time to show your pride and support for your favorite teams on National Jersey Friday on the first Friday in November! This holiday was created in 2011 to recognize the countless fans who come out each year to cheer on their favorite teams. The day is also a great way to honor the players, coaches, and staff that make up each team. Whether you're wearing a jersey of your favorite professional or college team, this is the perfect day to show your spirit and team loyalty. So get ready to don your jersey and join the fun on National Jersey Friday!

History of National Jersey Friday

National Jersey Friday Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1840s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Emergence of Team Jerseys</div><div class='timeline-text'>The concept of jerseys used to distinguish between sports teams was introduced in the mid-19th century in association football (or soccer).</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Jersey Numbers Introduced</div><div class='timeline-text'>The concept of jersey numbers that represent individual players on a team was officially introduced in American Football.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Jersey Culture Expands</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the 1980s, wearing sports jerseys became popular among fans as a way to show support for their favorite teams and players.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1998</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Official NFL Online Store</div><div class='timeline-text'>The National Football League (NFL) launches its official online store, making team jerseys even more accessible to fans.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2011</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Jersey Friday</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Jersey Friday was created and debuted as a day for fans to wear their team's jersey and show support.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Jersey Friday

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Wear your jersey</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Hit the town in style by wearing your favorite jersey.  Whether it's your favorite sports team, movie character, or anything else you can think of, put it on and show it off.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a jersey party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends to wear their favorite jerseys and have a themed party.  Play games related to the teams or characters on the jerseys, serve snacks that match the colors on them, and have a good time.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a sporting event</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather up a group of friends and organize a small sporting event in honor of National Jersey Friday.  Pick any sport you want (soccer, football, basketball, etc.) and create teams to compete against each other.  Make sure everyone wears their jerseys!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make custom jerseys</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take an old jersey and customize it with fabric paint, sequins, glitter, and more to create a unique piece of clothing.  You can even add your own words or slogans to make it even more special.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go jersey shopping</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Visit your local sports store or online retailer and buy yourself a new jersey in honor of National Jersey Friday.  There are so many options out there so you're sure to find something you love.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Jersey Friday

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It celebrates our favorite teams</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>National Jersey Friday is the perfect way to show support for your favorite sports team. Whether it's an NFL team, a college football team or even a high school team - wearing their colors and jerseys is a great way to say you're proud of who they are!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It helps foster team spirit</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>On National Jersey Friday, everyone comes together in celebration of their favorite teams. It creates a sense of camaraderie as people bond over their shared love of sports and teams. Plus, it shows that we can all come together in peace and unity regardless of whom different people may support!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's fun and easy to join in</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>National Jersey Friday doesn't require any lengthy preparations or expensive commitments. All you need is a jersey/shirt and some enthusiasm - that’s it! And no matter who you choose to represent - whether it be professional, collegiate or amateur athletes - let your jersey show the world who you stand behind.</p></div></div>

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2023

Nov 3

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2024

Nov 1

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2025

Nov 7

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2026

Nov 6

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2027

Nov 5

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