September 17, 2010

"Kids Night" Next Saturday At Top Taggart Field

Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University Athletics will hold "Kids Night" in conjunction with next Saturday's (Sept. 25) Bulldog football home contest versus Tiffin at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. (EDT) kickoff under the lights.

As part of the "Kids Night" activities, a number of special activities are planned.  Additionally, every rocket youth football player and cheerleader in a jersey or uniform will receive free admission.

Youth football players will have the opportunity to take the field and form a tunnel for FSU players during pregame introductions and they will be able to receive autographs from selected Bulldog players after the contest.

A giant slip'n'slide will be available in the endzone as part of the halftime activities on a weather-permitting basis.  Also, an inflatable obstacle course and a jump house on field level behind the in back of the endzone will be offered.

Face painting and pictures with Brutus will also be part of the evening's activities designed for youth.

There will be no limit on the number of youth players receiving free admission per adult as long as they are closely supervised.

Tickets will be available at the gate or for more information, contact the FSU Ticket Office at (231) 591-2888. They can also be bought online at www.starticketsplus.com. Tickets are $7 adults or $5 students (K-12), senior citizens and FSU faculty/staff. Ferris students with ID will be admitted free as will children not yet of school age.

Prior to next Saturday's game, the Bulldogs will first visit Ohio Dominican tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 18) to face the Panthers for the first-time ever in Columbus, Ohio.  Kickoff is scheduled for 12 p.m. (ET) and the game can be heard live locally on Y102 (102.3 FM) or online at www.ferrisstatebulldogs.com.

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