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North Dakota football fans will get the chance to meet their favorite coaches and players this Thursday at Memorial Stadium.
2nd annual Football FanFest set for Thursday
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Updated: Saturday 08/19/2013 13:08:23 (ET)
by UNDsports.com
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – With the season opener just over a week away, University of North Dakota fans will have the opportunity to meet their 2013 football team this Thursday, Aug. 22nd, at the 2nd annual UND Football FanFest presented by Midco Sports Network.

The event, which is free to the public, takes place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium on the UND campus (2nd Ave. N & Columbia Road). All UND players and coaches will be available to sign autographs and fans will also have their first chance to receive a 2013 North Dakota football poster, as well as spin the prize wheel for giveaways courtesy of Midco Sports Network. Free pizza and drinks will be available to approximately the first 500 fans through the doors courtesy of Midco Sports Network.

In addition, fans can pick up a “North Dakota Proud” yard sign and kids can register for the Jr. Champions. Information regarding the North Dakota Champions Club, Midco Sports Network and purchasing tickets will also be available. GW Gear will also be on-site to debut some of its new line of merchandise that will be available at North Dakota Football games this fall.

Fans may park free of charge in the lots directly west and north of Memorial Stadium.

North Dakota Football kicks off the season Thursday, August 29th against Valparaiso at 7 p.m. Single-game tickets are on sale now at the Alerus Center box office and online at UNDsports.com. Season tickets offer fans the best value, starting as low as $75 per seat. The seven-game home schedule is the best of the DI era and features matchups with four preseason top 10 teams: South Dakota State, Montana, Montana State, and Eastern Washington. Fans can save over 50 percent off single-game ticket prices by reserving their season tickets today. Place season ticket orders orders by visiting UNDsports.com or calling 701-777-4582.

— Go UND —

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