Football Fan Appreciation Day set for Saturday

Campbell Football (photo by Bennett Scarborough)
Campbell Football (photo by Bennett Scarborough)


BUIES CREEK, N.C. – A week before the Camels take the field for the first time in 2013, Campbell will host its annual football Fan Appreciation Day, Saturday, Aug. 24 at 10:00 a.m. at Barker-Lane Stadium.

Gates open at 10 a.m. with a scrimmage set for noon.

After the scrimmage, fans will have a chance to meet the team and coaching staff, as well as tour the Campbell Football facilities. Free 2013 Campbell Football schedule posters will also be available.

The event will also feature inflatables for kids.

Season and single game tickets can also be purchased during the festivities.

The event caps off a month-long preseason training camp for the Camels before beginning the 2013 regular season.

Campbell announced Mike Minter as its second head modern era football coach on November 27. Minter officially announced his first coaching staff on Dec. 20.

The 2013 season will begin on Aug. 31 at Charlotte. The team's six-game home schedule will start with UVa.-Wise on Sept. 7 at 6 p.m.