Aug 28, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. - Wolfpack fans, the 2013 football season is finally here! As you are putting the finishing touches on your tailgate plans, make sure you plan to visit Fan Zone to enjoy interactive games, displays and live entertainment that makes our tailgating atmosphere among the best in the ACC. Located on the front lawn of the PNC Arena behind the North End Zone of Carter-Finley Stadium, Fan Zone will open at 9:30 a.m. and will be packed full of activities for Wolfpack fans of all ages.
Taking center stage in Fan Zone, Mark Thomas, Mike Maniscalco and Don Shea will team up for ‘The Mathews Motors Countdown to Kickoff Show’. The Countdown to Kickoff Show will originate live from the Fan Zone in front of PNC Arena and the pregame coverage of Pack football will begin two hours before kickoff.
Once again this year there will be large LED screen broadcasting college football games from across the country compliments of Time Warner Cable. Along with the huge LED board, Wolfpack fans can have their pictures taken and uploaded to the Carter-Finley Stadium video board as part of Time Warner Cable’s Pack Pics promotion.
Perfect your throwing motion with Atlantic Tire’s football toss and pick up a free t-shirt from Laser Eye Center! Also, don’t miss a photo op with all sorts of fun and crazy props at photo booth at the 99.9FM The Fan tent.
Fresh off of their first game, the NC State’s Men’s Soccer team will in Fan Zone from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. to sign autographs and hand out posters and schedule cards. Be sure to come by and wish them well this season while you get your poster signed.
Bojangle’s is the proud sponsor of the NC State vs. Louisiana Tech game this Saturday, August 31st for the Bojangle’s Tailgate Opener. Make sure you get in the gates early for their premium item giveaway – mystery gift cards worth $1, $5 or $100! When it’s time for tailgating, it’s Bo time!
Other participating sponsors and activities include:
• Cold air balloon and real estate information courtesy of RE/MAX
• CPI Security cornhole game and informative displays
• Safety tips and information from WITH Partners, Governor’s Highway Safety and M.A.D.D.
• Equipment displays from Clay’s Power Equipment and Mid-Atlantic Stihl
• Outfit your home with NC State furniture, thanks to Your Team Furniture
• Commemorate an exciting College World Series run at the NC State bats tent