Oct. 29, 2009
By Sarah Bishop
ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - When the Knights host Marshall on Sunday at Bright House Networks Stadium at 8:15 p.m., it will mark UCF's fifth home game of the season. Before fans head in for kickoff, several promotional activities at the stadium will provide excitement for everyone on campus.
Game sponsor Blue Cross/Blue Shield, the official health care plan of UCF Athletics will host events for fans prior to Sunday's game. Fan Faire is scheduled to begin around 6:00 p.m. at IOA Plaza outside the stadium.
Fans attending the game are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy pregame entertainment inside Bright House Networks Stadium. Holler Classic Automotive will register fans for an opportunity to participate in an on-field contest for a chance to win either a Mazda 3 or Honda Civic.
As you head into the game, the Air Force ROTC will be collecting donations on behalf of the Folds of Honor Foundation. Folds of Honor, founded by Major Dan Rooney, set out to prove to America's heroes, our military personnel, that their sacrifices would never go unappreciated or unrewarded. The Foundation offers scholarships to spouses and dependents of our wounded and fallen soldiers. These scholarships allow recipients to attend the university institution of their choice. Cadets will be collecting donations in Goldzone parking lots, IOA Plaza and the Bright House Networks Stadium concourse prior to kickoff.
Fan Faire will feature:
∙ Live music from the Howl at the Moon Saloon beginning at 6:00 p.m., at the Orange County Parks & Recreation Stage
∙ The Smokey Bones pregame radio show, which broadcasts live on the UCF ISP Sports Network, starting at 6:15 p.m.
∙ Coozies and fans from Bright House Networks
∙ Expressway Authority passing out free transponder holders
∙ Coupons and giveways presented by The Parking Spot
∙ Representatives from Holler Classic will be giving away stickers and rally towels
∙ Complimentary Mardi Gras beads and bandanas from Tijuana Flats
∙ Gift certificates from Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill
∙ Interactive gaming from Domino's Pizza, with the opportunity to win gift certificates
∙ Complimentary schedule cards, stickers and fan books from CCM Printing
∙ Promotional information provided by Farm Bureau Insurance
∙ Gift certificates from Houlihan's Restaurant
∙ Army ROTC will feature a Hummer display and be passing out promotional material
Several promotional activities are planned for the concourse areas of the stadium. Representatives from the Marines will be offering dog tags, lanyards, stickers, magnets and a pull-up challenge course.
Tickets for the game are still available and can be purchased online at UCFAthletics.com or Ticketmaster.com.
For the latest news on the Knights, log on to UCFAthletics.com - the official site for UCF varsity sports. The site, which also contains ticket and Golden Knights Club donor information, is also the home of UCF's new online apparel store. Also visit UCFPhotos.com, the exclusive fan source for UCF action sports pictures.