Enjoy Fan Zone on Saturday
Sep 4, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. - As you are putting the finishing touches on your tailgate plans, make sure you plan to visit a military-themed Fan Zone this Saturday and spend time with military service branches while enjoying interactive games and live entertainment. Located on the front lawn of the PNC Arena behind the North End Zone of Carter-Finley Stadium, Fan Zone will open at 3 p.m. and will be packed full of activities for Wolfpack fans of all ages.
Kangaroo Express, the presenting sponsor of Military Appreciation Day, will be hosting a dragster in Fan Zone this weekend. Make sure to stop by their tent to check out the dragster! Also, make sure to get into the gates early as Kangaroo Express will be passing out Military Appreciation Day koozies to fans as they enter the stadium!
Taking center stage at 3 p.m. to perform will be the 82nd Airborne Chorus. Having performed all over the country, the 82nd Airborne Chorus will be sure to put on a show you will not soon forget.
With four branches of the United States Military on hand, there will be an undeniable patriotic feeling that will be a great experience for all Wolfpack fans.
The Air Force will be represented by area recruiters, a RAP vehicle display, a football toss, and an F-22 replica. On display from the Army, National Guard and National Guard EOD team will be go-karts and local recruiters.
Area recruiters from the Navy and Marines will be present testing your upper-body strength in a pull-up challenge along with their local recruiters to help answer questions. The USO and Military Missions in Action will also be on site with informational displays. Mike Dorman, the founder and executive director of Military Missions In Action, who received the Presidential Citizens Medal, will also be on site for an interview during the Matthews Motors Countdown to Kickoff Show.
Time Warner Cable will be on hand keeping you updated on college football games across the country as they broadcast the day's top games on the huge LED screen.
Along with the large 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.
Blue Cross Blue Shield has an exciting interactive mobile unit where they will be giving away koozies, sunglasses and drawstring bag.
The NC State Women's Soccer team will be available for pictures and an autograph session. Be sure to stop by and show your support!
Other participating sponsors and activities include: