SC State to Host “Meet the Players and Fan Fest” Saturday

Thursday, August 16, 2007


ORANGEBURG, SC – South Carolina State, which celebrates in Centennial in football this season and meets two Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Div. I-A) teams for the first time will hold its annual ‘Meet the Players and Fan Fest” Saturday (Aug. 18), beginning with a 9 a.m. open scrimmage.

Other activities -- all of which are sponsored by The STATE Club -- for the day include a “Kids Zone,” beginning at 9:30 a.m.; “Meet the Players and Autograph Session at 12 noon, with a special performance by the Marching 101 Percussion Section and dinner; and a 2 p.m. “Football 101 Class” for ladies that will explain some of the finer details of what is happening on the field.

Registration for the Meet the Players segment is $10 for adults and $8 for children. Registration for the Football 101 Class, which will be interactive, is $20 in advance and $30 on Saturday.