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Ox Roast Presented by Citizens Bank Set for August 25

Ohio head coach Frank Solich and several players will be on hand at the 32nd annual Ox Roast.

Aug. 13, 2012

ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio Athletics is pleased to announce that the 32nd annual Ox Roast will be presented by Citizens Bank, the official bank of the Bobcats. The event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Peden Stadium and is open to the public for free!

All fans are invited to join Ohio coaches and student-athletes to help kick off the 2012-2013 athletic season. This season's Ox Roast is presented by Citizens Bank, which is proud to continue the tradition of building stronger communities in southeast Ohio.

Andrea Lewis, Business Development Officer for the Citizens Bank of Athens, said, "This event summarizes the Bank's desire to give back and build stronger communities. We are proud to support local families and give our local children an opportunity to play and interact with their favorite Bobcat players." 

Peden Stadium gates will open at 5:30 pm, with dinner served at 6:00 pm. Student-athletes and coaches from Ohio Football and several of Ohio's fall sports will be available for autographs and to meet with fans. Inflatable games and cornhole will also be set up for all fans to enjoy.

The Ohio Ticket Sales Team will also host "Select-a-Seat" as part of the event. Some of the best remaining season ticket locations will be marked and available for purchase. For more information on the "Select-a-Seat" event, call the Ohio Ticket Sales Team at 740-593-9687.

Ohio Football opens the home schedule on Saturday, September 8 vs. New Mexico State at 7:00 pm. To purchase season tickets for as low as $4.50 a game, click here or call 800-575-CATS (2287).