Take A Kid to the Game Day
Beavers to sponsor NCAA football event for seventh straight year
By Ben Risinger, Sports Information Director
October 6, 2004
BLUFFTON, Ohio - BlufftonUniversity is inviting all area children to attend their upcoming game, Oct. 23, against the Hanover College Panthers. Children have the opportunity to experience a college football game as the Bluffton hosts NCAA Football's seventh annual "Take A Kid to the Game" (TAKG) program presented by POWERade and other Corporate Champions, Cingular Wireless and Pontiac. Kids, ages thirteen and younger, will receive a free ticket with the purchase of a full-priced adult ticket ($3), to watch the Beavers at Salzman Stadium.
Bluffton is one of more than 200 schools across the nation that are taking part in this campaign focused on allowing youth the opportunity to attend college football games. The Take A Kid to the Game program is entering into its tenth year in the promotion of collegiate athletics.
"It is good to spark an early interest into the sport of football," head coach Greg Brooks said. "I'm sure that the kids will be as excited about the contest as the adults are. We're happy to see both the parents and kids get caught up in the festivities of the game."
Tickets for this special game, will become available the week-of-the-game, and can be purchased at the athletics department office. For more information, contact Sports Information Director Ben Risinger at (419) 358-3241.
The Take A Kid to the Game program is one of the national promotions of NCAA Football, the marketing arm of college football. NCAA Football represents a coalition of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and the Conference Commissioners Association. Please visit www.ncaafootball.net or www.takg.com for further information on current initiatives.