Aug 20, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Atlantic University fans will be able to meet members of the FAU football team, Head Coach Carl Pelini and the rest of the FAU football coaching staff at the "2013 Football Meet and Greet" event on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 11 a.m. to noon, on the Delray Hyundai Deck of FAU Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
Ken LaVicka of ESPN106.3 will emcee the event. Players and coaches will be on-hand to sign autographs, take pictures and talk to fans as they begin their seasons. The Fan Shop on the Hyundai Deck also will be open during the event. Fans are to enter the stadium through Gate 6 (the northwest corner) beginning at 10:30 a.m. and free posters will be distributed to all those in attendance.
As a reminder, NCAA Bylaw 188.8.131.52 prohibits student-athletes from accepting any benefit, or payment, for the use of his or her name or picture to advertise, recommend or promote the sale or use of a commercial product, service, or item. Attendees may not pay, or provide a benefit to, student-athletes in exchange for any student-athlete autographs.
The concession stands will be open and popcorn, pretzels, hot dogs and beverages will be available for purchase. FunclickUSA.com will provide a photo booth where fans will have the opportunity to take their pictures featuring various FAU Athletics venues as the background. Kids 10 and under also will be able to take pictures while wearing an authentic FAU helmet and uniform.
Calendar of Events for the Week
Friday, Aug. 23
Women's Soccer vs. Albany 7 p.m. FAU Soccer Stadium
Saturday, Aug. 24
Football "Meet and Greet" 11 a.m. FAU Stadium
Freshman Kickoff Orientation 3:30 p.m. FAU Stadium
Monday, Aug. 26
T-shirt exchange Wally Sanger Ticket Office (9 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Aug. 30)
Thursday, Aug. 29
FAU Bonfire at 6 p.m. outside the southeast corner of the FAU Track Facility
Friday, Aug. 30
College Colors Day: tweet your pictures wearing FAU gear to @FAUOwlAthletics
Pep Rally at 11:30 a.m. in the Breezeway at the Boca Raton campus
Volleyball vs. SE Louisiana at 12:30 p.m. and vs. Jacksonville at 7 p.m. at the FAU Arena
Football at Miami 8 p.m. (ESPNU) (Buses available for students and OSF members)