April 11, 2012
ATHENS, Ohio - Bobcat fans are encouraged to mark their calendars for the annual Spring Football Game on Saturday, April 21.
Pepsi Tailgreat Park: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Festivities begin inside Pepsi Tailgreat Park, which will open to the public at 10:00 am. Tailgreat Park will feature a live remote from WXTQ/WATH, as well as live music. The park will also feature interactive games and activities as part of KidsFest 2012, which will take place from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Additional KidsFest activities will also take place inside the Convocation Center and in the parking lots surrounding the Convo.
Bobcat fans are also encouraged to visit several local businesses and organizations that will be on hand at Pepsi Tailgreat Park prior to the game. Those scheduled to attend include the US Army, Athens Conservancy, Wayne National Forest, Gutter Helmet Systems and Frontier Communications.
Equipment Surplus Sale: 1:00 pm
Peden Stadium gates will open at 12:30 pm, with FREE admission for all fans. The Ohio Equipment Surplus Sale will begin at 1:00 pm behind the North Endzone. Items to be sold include game and practice jerseys, shorts, duffel bags, shoes, hoodies, jackets and more from each of Ohio's 16 sports.
"The spring surplus sale is a great way for Bobcat fans to purchase gear for a reasonable price at a fun event like the Green & White football game," said Director of Equipment Matt Morton. "It's become a very popular event over the years and fans come away with lots of surplus team gear and athletic items."
Spring Game: 2:00 pm
The spring game kicks off at 2:00 pm. Fans will be able to meet with ticket sales representatives inside Gate 1 of Peden Stadium to secure their seats for 2012. For ticket information, call 800-575-CATS (2287).