Blue-Gray Game Slated For March 31 At The Liberty Bowl
March 20, 2012
MEMPHIS, TENN. -
Tiger fans will have an opportunity to see Coach Justin Fuente's squad in action during the 2012 Blue-Gray Game on March 31 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The event, and parking around the stadium, is free and open to the public.
The squad will go through stretching and drills at noon and will start the scrimmage at approximately 12:30 p.m.
In lieu of an admission fee, fans are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to benefit the Memphis Food Bank. Collection bins will be set up at Gates 2 and 3. Autograph posters/rosters will be handed out to the first 3,000 fans in attendance.
Members of the Tiger Ticket Office will be located on Tiger Lane for fans interested in purchasing season tickets for the 2012 campaign. Ticket prices were lowered, and just $55 will cover all six games at the Liberty Bowl this season.
Pre-game activities on Tiger Lane will begin at 10 a.m. There will be inflatables and interactive games for children, including a giant tiger slide, an obstacle course and a bungee run station. There will also be music, free ice cream and a fun photo booth on site. Join the spirit squads, TOM III and the Mighty Sound of the South band in welcoming the team for the "Tiger Walk" on Tiger Lane at 11:30 a.m.
For the first time, a clinic featuring Tiger players and coaches, will follow the Blue-Gray game for all children eighth grade and under. Autographs and photos with the players and coaches will follow the clinic.
Members of the Tiger Scholarship Fund will be treated to a complimentary BBQ lunch in the hospitality tent located on Tiger Lane at 11 a.m. Please RSVP to Donna LaRiviere by March 29, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 901-678-4585.
There will be hospitality provided to members of the M Club on the Stadium Club level of the press box at 11 a.m. Members are asked to enter through the west side press box entrance to gain access to the Stadium Club.
There will be a concession stand open inside the stadium, and stadium management has indicated that no outside food or beverages will be allowed for the Blue-Gray Game.
March 31st will be a busy day for many Tiger teams, and as an added bonus, all fans, who show their Spring Game poster/roster at the baseball and softball games on Saturday, will receive free admission at those events. The softball team will host Southern Miss in a doubleheader at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., at the U of M Softball Complex, while the baseball team is hosting Tulane at 2 p.m. at FedExPark.
CLICK HERE for a map of the festivities slated for Tiger Lane.