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Rice University Spring Football Game
April 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-5
The Blue/Grey Spring Football Game
“The annual scrimmage kicks off at 11 a.m., the first of a busy Saturday of action on South Main featuring the semifinals Conference USA Men’s Tennis Championship at noon, the middle game of the baseball series between Rice and FAU at 2 p.m. then wraps up with the J Fred Duckett Twilight Track & Field meet later in the afternoon.
Admission is free to the Blue Gray game and the first 250 fans will receive a special Mike Bloomgren autograph poster. Fans will have the chance to shop at the Spring Gear Sale, featuring a selection surplus apparel from the 2017 Owls as well merchandise from the Rice Bookstore. Prior to the game, fans will be able to submit their votes to select songs for the Fan Vote Spotify Playlist that will air during the game. Concessions will be provided by Papa Johns and additional vendors and the Family Fun Zone will be ready to entertain younger fans.
Members of the Rice Ticket Sales team will be available at the fan services table on the west side to assist season ticket members in renewing their seats as well as helping interested parties in becoming new season ticket holders.
The senior members of the 2017 team will be honored at halftime and after the game, fans will be able to access the field to meet the members of the 2018 Owls.
The Blue Gray game will conclude the Owls first spring drills under Bloomgren and his coaching staff. They will return to practice at the start of August in advance of the season opener with Prairie View on August 25.”
– Chuck Pool