Elon Football Season Kickoff Event to Be Held Aug. 22

Elon Football Season Kickoff Event to Be Held Aug. 22

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. 22. There is no admission charge for this family-friendly event that is open to the public.

“I am looking forward to an exciting day,” said Elon head coach Rich Skrosky. “This will be a great opportunity for our fans and students to get an early look and interact with the 2015 team. It will be a fun day with a lot to do for families as the 2015 football season gets ready to kick off.”

Fans in attendance will be able to pick up schedule cards, posters and magnets and spin a prize wheel to take home other prizes. The ticket office staff will also be on hand to distribute season tickets and take orders for tickets for the 2015 season.

Children will be invited to play in the Phoenix Fun Zone, which features inflatables. A balloon artist will be available and fans can also have their faces painted or play cornhole.

At 3 p.m., the Elon football team will take to the Rhodes Stadium field for its third scrimmage of preseason camp. Following the scrimmage, Phoenix players will be available to sign autographs.

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