Wednesday, March 26, 2008

A-Day activities schedule announced

This from Auburn athletics media relations:


AUBURN—Auburn’s annual spring football game, A-Day, will be held this Saturday, March 29 at 1 p.m. CT at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Tickets for Saturday’s game are $5 and will be available for purchase at the west will-call booth on the west side of Jordan-Hare Stadium and at the southeast ticket booth on the east side of the stadium. The Lettermen’s Club will also be selling tickets at stations outside the east and west open gates.

Auburn University students presenting a valid ID will receive free admission and will enter at the student gates on the stadium’s east side.

Tickets may be purchased at the Auburn Ticket Office located at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum this week from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tickets are also available at the Auburn University Bookstore, Anders Bookstore, Big Blue Bookstore and both J&M Bookstore locations.

Gates will open at 11 a.m. on both the west and east sides ofthe stadium. On the west side, Gates 12, 13, 15 and 16 will be open, while on the east side, Gates 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 will be open.

General public seating inside the stadium will be available in the lower bowl of Jordan-Hare Stadium, with the exception of sections 37-44 (north end zone). Also, both upper decks will be closed.

The game will feature four 12-minute quarters. The first-team offense will represent the blue team, while the second-team offense will score points for the white team.

The game will be televised on tape delay by Comcast Sports Southeast. Re-air dates are scheduled for March 29 at 6 p.m. CT and April 3 at 6 p.m.

On the air waves, fans can listen to the game locally on WKKR97.7 FM beginning at 1 p.m.

The Tiger Team Village featuring interactive games, and other activities will be open on the coliseum lawn from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. TheTiger Team Village is free and open to the public.

The Auburn baseball, softball and men’s tennis teams will all be in action at home during A-Day weekend.

The baseball team will host Tennessee for a three game series at Plainsman Park. Friday’s game starts at 6 p.m., with Saturday’s contest beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday’s series finale is slated for a 2 p.m. first pitch. Single-game tickets are available for $10.

The Tigers’ softball team also hosts Tennessee with the series starting Saturday with a doubleheader at 4 p.m. Sunday’s game at Jane B. Moore Field begins at 1 p.m.

Auburn’s men’s tennis team will host Tennessee on Friday at 5 p.m. and Georgia on Sunday at 2 p.m. All matches will be played at the Yarbrough Tennis Center.

Admission to Auburn softball and tennis events are free.


Will Call/Media Will Call West Will Call Booth: 10 a.m.

Media Entrance: Gate 20 (Northwest corner)

Public Entrance: West side, Gates 12, 13, 15, 16 and East side, Gates 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Gate Opens: 11 a.m.

Kickoff: 1 p.m.

Game Format: Four, 12-minute quarters

Public Seating: Lower bowl of Jordan-Hare Stadium with exception of gates 37-44 (north end zone); Upper decks will be closed

Tickets: General Public, $5. AU Students, Free with valid ID (enter at student gates)

Television: CSS (Comcast Sports Southeast), Tape Delay. CSS Re-airs Sat., March 29 at 6 p.m. CT and Thur., April 3 at 6 p.m. CT

Radio: Abbeville, WESZ, 98.7-FM; Auburn-Opelika, WKKR 97.7-FM; Birmingham, WJOX 100.5-FM; Fairhope, WABF 1220-AM; Foley, WHEP 1310-AM; Fort Payne, WZOB 1250-AM; Gadsden, WGAD 930-AM; Guntersville, WTWX 95.9-FM; Roanke/LaGrange, Ga. WELR 102.3-FM; Selma, WDXX 100.1-FM; Talladega/Anniston, WTDR 92.7-FM.

Tiger Team Village: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Coliseum Lawn

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