Wake Forest to Hold 2009 Fan Fest on August 15

Aug. 5, 2009

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Wake Forest Athletic Department invites you and your family to spend the evening with classmates, friends, family and many other Wake Forest fans at the 2009 Demon Deacon Fan Fest. This year's event will be held Saturday, August 15, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at BB&T Field.

Fans will be allowed on the field beginning at 5:00 p.m., and the Deacons will arrive at the field at 6:00 p.m.

Fan Fest is the best opportunity for fans of all ages to meet the coaches and players from Wake Forest's fall sports teams. The upcoming 2009 Wake Forest Men's Soccer, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Cross Country and Football teams will be available for autographs and pictures.

In addition to meeting with coaches and players, there will be many fan interactive opportunities for all ages, highlighted by the second annual Deacon Skills Challenge.

The Deacon Skills Challenge will give fans the opportunity to test their skills with 2009 Collegiate Fall Sports athletes. Fans completing the Skills Challenge will be entered for their shot at being crowned the 2009 Deacon Skills Champion.

Other activities will include a sneak peek at some of our pre-game tailgating opportunities, Wake Forest raffle prizes, food and drinks and special appearances by the Demon Deacon. The Wake Forest cheerleaders will also be in the house taking pictures and getting fans ready for the upcoming season.

The Wake Forest Ticket Office will be hosting Select-A-Seat at Fan Fest. This is an opportunity for fans to choose the seats for their season tickets at BB&T field during the 2009 campaign.

Bring the whole family out to see the Triad's ACC teams. Wake Forest Fan Fest admission is free of charge. For more information, contact the Wake Forest Sports Marketing Department at (336) 758-5011.

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