Oct. 7, 2015
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10 Things You Need To Know for the Rice Game Hi FAU fans this is Aaron Shapiro, your fan correspondent and host of the Rice game and here are 10 things you need to know when the Owls host the Owls on Saturday, Oct. 10th!
Number 1: Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m. The game will be televised by Fox College Sports. It also can be heard on the radio at ESPN 106.3 and on our website at www.fausports.com.
Number 2: Parking lots will open at 11:30 a.m., so come on out and tailgate with your friends and family before the game starts!
Number 3: It's OWLtoberfest since it's the FAU OWLs vs. the Rice OWLS! Come out to the Family Fun area and play KNOCKERBALL before the game and get yourself an FAU tattoo!
Number 4: Saturday's game is FAU's Conference USA home opener. The Owls are 1-0 in league play while Rice is 1-1 in Conference USA play this season. Let's give our Owls a great home field advantage!
Number 5: The Owl Walk will be at around Twelve Noon in Lot 5, north of the stadium. Come on out and greet the FAU Owls as they arrive to FAU stadium and enter the gates. It really pumps up the guys!
Number 6: Courtesy shuttles will run continuously from the parking garages to the stadium beginning at 12:30 p.m. - two hours before kickoff - until 1 hour after the conclusion of the game. The shuttles will drop off at N. University Drive and FAU Blvd.
Number 7: Premier Deck gates will open at 12:30 p.m. while General Public gates will open at 1 p.m.
Number 8: At 1 p.m., the FAU Band and Spirit Squads will get fans pumped up and ready for the game with the Owl Rally, outside Gates 1 and 2 of FAU Stadium. Join us for special band and dance performances and learn cheers and chants from the cheerleaders.
Number 9: Beer will be sold throughout the stadium but the Delray Hyundai Deck continues to be the only location where you can purchase mixed drinks at a Tiki Bar, as well as enjoy live music prior to kickoff and at halftime. This week, enjoy the sounds of Nathan Mercado!
Number 10: In honor of OWLtoberfest, fans will receive an FAU OWLin beverage stein when they enter the stadium but supplies are limited so if you want yours, you need to get into the stadium early!
Need more information? Please visit FAUSports.com/gameday! See YOU at FAU Stadium this Saturday!