UCF Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend Schedule of Events


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Feb. 25, 2010


By Joe Hornstein
UCFAthletics.com

Orlando, Fla. (www.UCFAthletics.com) - Ticket packages are now on-sale for the upcoming UCF Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend, April 16-18, on the UCF campus. Don't miss a full weekend of family, fun and excitement with the annual Spring Football Game and FanFest, UCF Athletics Hall of Fame induction, baseball's series vs. national power Rice and more!

The UCF Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend takes place each year during the spring and serves as a showcase for UCF Athletics, prominently highlighting the UCF Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner on Friday and the UCF Football FanFest on Saturday, including the UCF Spring Football Game at Bright House Networks Stadium, a Season Ticket Holder Open House and the UCF Pigskin Barbecue & Fan Day post-game. In addition to other spring football fan activities, baseball will host a three-game home stand vs. Rice and women's tennis welcomes East Carolina to campus.

Now is your chance to be a part of the entire weekend for just $60, through the Hall of Fame Pass, which includes a ticket to the Hall of Fame Dinner induction on Friday night, UCF Spring Football Game and a barbecue plate at the UCF Pigskin Barbecue & Fan Day on Saturday and a weekend pass to the UCF baseball vs. Rice series.

To purchase a Hall of Fame Pass through the Golden Knights Club, please call (407) 823-2086 or e-mail GoldenKnightsClub@athletics.ucf.edu.

Saturday, April 17 is a "can't miss" at UCF Football FanFest! $5 tickets are available right now for the UCF Football Spring Game at Bright House Networks Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. and is just one part of an exciting day of fun for UCF fans of all ages. Your ticket includes FREE parking right next to the stadium in the Gold Zone "E" Lots starting at 8 a.m.

You follow them all year, now come out and mingle with your favorite Knights after the game at the UCF Pigskin Barbecue & Fan Day on the football practice fields adjacent to the stadium. The Fan Day portion is FREE to the public. Tickets to eat at the UCF Pigskin Barbecue are $5 in advance of April 17. On game day, BBQ plate tickets will be $8.

Your UCF Football Spring Game ticket is also good for FREE general admission that afternoon to the big baseball game vs. national power Rice. Admission will be good for concourse standing room or on the grass berms along the right and left field lines (based on space availability).

Purchase your tickets today by calling the UCF Athletics Ticket Office at (407) 823-1000; online at UCFAthletics.com; or in-person at the west side box office at Bright House Networks Stadium.

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UCF Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend Schedule of Events

Friday, April 16
Baseball vs. Rice, 6:30 p.m., UCF Baseball Complex
UCF Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., Cocktails J. Rolfe Davis Recruiting Room; 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Event Program @ Bright House Networks Stadium

Saturday, April 17
Women's Tennis vs. East Carolina, 10:00 a.m.,  UCF Tennis Complex
Baseball vs. Rice, 4:00 p.m., UCF Baseball Complex
UCF Football FanFest
"E" Parking Lots Open 8:00 a.m. Bright House Networks Stadium
Season Ticket Holder Open House 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Gate 14) Bright House Networks Stadium
UCF Football Legends Autograph Session 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (Gate 14) Bright House Networks Stadium
GKC Donor Spring Game Reception 12:00 p.m. Club Level, Roth Tower
UCF Spring Football Game 1:00 p.m. (Gates Open, 12 p.m.) Bright House Networks Stadium
UCF Pigskin Barbecue & Fan Day 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. UCF Football Practice Fields

Sunday, April 18
Baseball vs. Rice 12:00 p.m. UCF Baseball Complex

Friday, April 16

UCF Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Cocktails; 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Event Program

Location: J. Rolfe Davis Recruiting Room at Bright House Networks Stadium

Admission:  $60 Hall of Fame Pass

Parking:  Stadium Lots E6 and E7

Event Detail: A dinner event the evening of Friday, April 16, in the J. Rolfe Davis Recruiting Room at Bright House Networks Stadium to honor the Class of 2010 inductees to the UCF Athletics Hall of Fame, including Legendary Knights Elgin Davis (football), Kim Wyant (women's soccer) and Lex Wood (men's tennis); Distinguished Letterwinner Michael O'Shaughnessy (football) and Honorary Letterwinner Wayne Densch (posthumous).

 

Baseball vs. Rice

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: UCF baseball complex

Admission:  $7 general admission, $5 youth and seniors, free for students and Hall of Fame pass holders

Parking: Free parking in Garage F and outfield lot behind the scoreboard.

Event Detail: Come on out to the diamond to root the Knights on as they face Conference USA rival and national power Rice.  The Knights also play Rice on Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at Noon.

 

Saturday, April 17

Women's Tennis vs. East Carolina

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: UCF Tennis Complex

Admission:  Free

Event Detail: The upstart women's tennis program hosts conference rival East Carolina Saturday morning at the varsity courts on the south side of campus.

 

Baseball vs. Rice

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF baseball complex

Admission:  $7 general admission, $5 youth and seniors, free for students and Hall of Fame Dinner ticket holders

Parking: Free parking in Garage F and outfield lot behind the scoreboard.

 

UCF Football FanFest

Season Ticket Holder Open House

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Bright House Networks Stadium

Parking: Free parking on a first-come, first-served basis in the Gold Zone "E" Lots.  Lots E6, E7 and E8 will open at 8 a.m., while the Softball lot will open at Noon.

Event Detail: The UCF Ticket Sales staff will be on hand beginning at 9:00 a.m. to assist with any ticketing needs, including new sales, upgrades, and relocations. All patrons attending the Open House should enter through Gate 14.  The open house will also consist of in-depth tours of Bright House Networks Stadium, including the UCF locker room, J. Rolfe Davis Recruiting Room, Roth Tower, includes the Stadium Club, suites and press box, and much more. Season ticket Holders who purchase new tickets or refer others to purchase on the spot will also receive a limited edition UCF Football Greats photo and free admission to the spring game.

 

UCF Football Legends Autograph Session

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Location: Bright House Networks Stadium

Parking: Free parking on a first-come, first-served basis in the Gold Zone "E" Lots.  Lots E6, E7 and E8 will open at 8 a.m., while the Softball lot will open at Noon.

Event Detail: Many UCF football greats will be signing autographs near Gate 14 on the inner stadium concourse. You must be attending the spring game to access the autograph area.  This is a "can't miss" event!

 

GKC Donor Event - Spring Football Game Reception

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: Bright House Networks Stadium, Roth Tower Club Level

Parking: Free parking on a first-come, first-served basis in the Gold Zone "E" Lots.  Lots E6, E7 and E8 will open at 8 a.m., while the Softball lot will open at Noon.

Event Detail: Individuals who have renewed their GKC contribution for 2010 at the $2,500 level and higher are invited to attend an exclusive donor reception with UCF Athletics staff prior to the spring football game at 1:00 pm.

 

UCF Spring Football Game

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Gates Open:  12:00 p.m.

Location: Bright House Networks Stadium

Admission:  $5 general admission; FREE for UCF students, Hall of Fame Pass holders and Kids 17 & under.

Parking: Free parking on a first-come, first-served basis in the Gold Zone "E" Lots.  Lots E6, E7 and E8 will open at 8 a.m., while the Softball lot will open at Noon.

Event Detail: The UCF Spring Football Game is the culmination of the team's annual spring practice schedule, where several Knights first position themselves on the team's depth chart heading into the fall semester.   

 

UCF Pigskin Barbecue & Fan Day

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Football Practice Fields

Admission:  Advance tickets $5.  On game day, BBQ plate tickets will be $8.

Parking: Free parking on a first-come, first-served basis in the Gold Zone "E" Lots.  Lots E6, E7 and E8 will open at 8 a.m., while the Softball lot will open at Noon.

Event Detail: You follow them all year, now come out and mingle with your favorite Knights while enjoying delicious barbecue from Smokey Bones.  The UCF Football Fan Day is FREE to the public.  Youth can hang out in the Kids Zone and enjoy inflatable activities, face painting and more.  Fan Day also gives fans the full-team opportunity to get to know their favorite Knight, as well as getting autographs on the 2010 schedule poster, 2010 season prospectus, or their own UCF memorabilia. 

 

Sunday, April 18

Baseball vs. Rice

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: UCF baseball complex

Admission:  $7 general admission, $5 youth and seniors, free for students and Hall of Fame Dinner ticket holders

Parking: Free parking in Garage F and outfield lot behind the scoreboard.

 

 

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