On 26th, October ,2012, the first American football training center in China was established in Harbin University of Commerce. The American Football association(China) Co. Ltd and Harbin University of commerce signed an agreement about the establishment of AFU-HUC Tackle Football Training Center in accordance with the principles of co-working on construction and sharing returns after a friendly negotiation.
The signing ceremony was held in the conference room on the third floor of the administrative building. Mr Ken Li, executive director of American Football association (China) Co. Ltd, Ms. Li Xiaomei, Chairman of the Union, Mr. Deyou Chen, Dean of Physical Education institute, and The party secretary Han Guogang attended the signing ceremony.
The American football is the first and the world’s second major American sport .The NFL is the highest level and also the largest event in the world. Every year the finals of NFL, Super Bowel, are a tradition for millions of fans. It is hailed as the Spring Festival Gala of America. In America, football is a sport popular with college students, and some football clubs have been established in China in recent years. The establishment of AFU-HUC Tackle Football Training Center exerted great influence on the promotion of the development of American football activities in China.