ELON, N.C. – As the fall sport seasons rapidly approach, Elon University athletics has announced that it will hold its annual Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, August 9 at Rhodes Stadium. Stadium gates will open at 3:45 p.m. with a football practice scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
Fans who have purchased season tickets will be able to pick those tickets up during the event. The ticket office staff will also be on hand to take orders for season tickets.
Children will be invited to play in the Phoenix Fun Zone, which features inflatables, and can register to be a part of the Elon Kids Club. Fall sport posters and schedule cards will be available and Phoenix football players will be on hand to sign autographs following practice.
This year, fans will be invited down on the field to watch a portion of the football squad’s practice.
At the conclusion of practice, fans can get autographs from players or have their photos taken with an Elon football player. Fans will also be invited to participate in drills on the field with players.
Concessions will be available during this event. The first 100 fans through the gates will receive a $2 concessions voucher.
2014 Elon Fan Appreciation Day Schedule
3:45 p.m. – Rhodes Stadium Gates Open
4-5:40 p.m. – Football Team Practices
5:45-6:30 p.m. – Meet the Players/On-Field Drills