Elon Football to Hold 2016 Season Kickoff Event on Saturday

Posted by Press Release on August 15, 2016 at 2:19 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The annual Elon Football Season Kickoff event will be held at Rhodes Stadium starting at 2:30 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 20. There is no admission charge for this family-friendly event that is open to the public. The event will conclude with a Meet the Team Dinner that is open to all in attendance.

“I think it will be an exciting day,” said Elon head coach Rich Skrosky. “This event is a great opportunity for our fans to get an early look at this year’s team. It will be a fun day with a lot to do for families as the 2016 football season gets ready to kick off.”

All fans are encouraged to remain for the Meet the Team Dinner following the scrimmage. The dinner, which will be held under tents behind the Woods Center, will begin at 5 p.m. and costs $12 per person. Fans can register for the dinner HERE.

Fans in attendance will be able to pick up schedule cards, posters and magnets. Children will be invited to play in the Phoenix Fun Zone, which features inflatables. A balloon artist will be available and fans can also play cornhole.

At 3 p.m., the Elon football team will take to the Rhodes Stadium turf for its second scrimmage of preseason camp. Phoenix players will be available to sign autographs at the cookout following the scrimmage.

A concessions trailer will be open, selling items for just $1 each. Smitty’s Ice Cream will also be available at their cart.

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