Retired New England Patriot ‘blindside’ tackle Matt Light will be the featured speaker at this year’s Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon to conclude the 2019 DDIFO National Conference on October 28 & 29 at Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Matt Light, who himself has been elected into both the Purdue University Athletic Hall of Fame (in 2013) and the New England Patriots Hall of Fame (inducted in 2018), played left tackle for 11 years with the Patriots and won 3 Super Bowls out of his five trips to the biggest game in sports and was thrice selected for the Pro Bowl. The Light Foundation, a non-profit organization he and his wife founded 15 years ago, works with at-risk youth to instill in them the values of responsibility, accountability and hard work through unique outdoor learning experiences. Registration for the 2019 National Conference is now open and you can register here to enjoy early bird pricing: DDIFO members only $125 (regular $199) and additional guests just $99 (regularly $125). Non-members can save as well with early bird pricing of $199 (regularly $249) and additional attendees only $125. Make your hotel reservation in the DDIFO Room Block for the Grand Pequot Tower directly with the Foxwoods Resort at our rate of only $135 for single or double occupancy. The 2019 Hall of Fame inductees will be announced next week, so plan now to join them and celebrate their induction!