Need to Know; Gameday at The Vet – Louisiana Game

Need to Know; Gameday at The Vet – Louisiana Game

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TROY, Ala. – Gameday is back at The Vet and fans have even more to be excited about in and around the stadium as the defending Sun Belt Champions are back for another season.
 
Fans are encouraged to visit TroyTrojans.com/Gameday prior to each visit to campus to see the latest information on parking, traffic flow and tickets for each of Troy's home games. 
 
Homecoming Ticket Special
Troy Athletics is offering a special Homecoming Ticket deal with reserved seats in sections 103, 105 and 107 set at $15. Visit TroyTrojans.com/tickets to purchase your tickets in advance.
 
Trojan Talk
Troy's weekly radio show with head football coach Neal Brown and "Voice of the Trojans" Barry McKnight airs live Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. on the Troy Sports Radio Network. Fans in Troy can catch the show live at Santa Fe Cattle Company and enjoy half-priced appetizers and drink specials.
 
Downtown Troy Friday Night Party 
Lucky Town will perform live on the Square in Downtown Troy from 7-10 p.m. on Friday.
 
Homecoming Festivities
Troy's annual Homecoming celebration kicks off in Downtown Troy with the Homecoming Parade at 10 a.m. The Homecoming Court will be recognized during the pregame ceremony and the Homecoming Queen will be crowned by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., at halftime. 
 
Youth Cheer Clinic
The Troy University Cheerleaders will host a Youth Cheer Clinic at Riddle-Pace Field from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. prior to the game. The cost is $25 and it includes a pregame clinic with the Troy Cheerleaders, participation in Trojan Walk, t-shirt and pregame performance on the field.
 
Register in advance by visiting TroyTrojans.com/cheerclinic or on site Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m.
 
Troy Kids Zone Presented by Marble Slab Creamery and Great American Cookies
The Troy Kids Zone Presented by Marble Slab Creamery and Great American Cookies opens at 10:30 a.m. and is located in the outfield of Riddle-Pace Field. Children of all ages are invited to take part in the fun with free inflatables until 2 p.m. Additionally, all members of T-Roy's Team will also be able to check in and receive their membership packets and t-shirts. 
 
Trojan Walk
Troy's traditional pre-game march into Veterans Memorial Stadium, Trojan Walk, will begin at the intersection of University Avenue and George Wallace Drive. The Trojans will walk through the brick portal into Tailgate Terrace before entering the stadium at Gate 1. Trojan Walk will begin at 12:15 p.m. for the Louisiana game.
 
Troy Tailgate Concert Series Presented by Horn Beverage and Bud Light Featuring Halle Nolan
Alabama native Halle Nolan will provide live entertainment with a concert from 12:30-2 p.m. in Tailgate Terrace. Nolan has performed at The Listening Room, Troy Fest, SEC Fan Fest, the CMA Fan Fest and more.
 
Basketball Fan Day
The Troy men's and women's basketball teams will be in Tailgate Terrace from 1-2 p.m. signing autographs and passing out their schedule posters for the upcoming season. Both teams will be recognized at halftime of the game.
 
Student Promotions
The first 2,000 Troy University students inside The Vet on Saturday will receive a free rally towel courtesy of Guardian Credit Union. 
 
Students will also have the opportunity to win a 2017 Sun Belt Championship replica ring and other great prizes, including Troy gear, throughout the third and fourth quarters of the game.
 
Troy took home the "Battle for the Belt" last week against South Alabama and the Belt will be located behind the student section during the first quarter for students to grab a selfie.
 
Troy Sports Radio Network Pregame Show
"Voice of the Trojans" Barry McKnight, game analyst Jerry Miller and sideline reporter Chris Blackshear will be on the air beginning at 12:30 p.m. to preview the game on the full Troy Sports Radio Network.

NCAA Regional Baseball Team Recognition
The 2018 Troy baseball team that advanced to the NCAA Athens Regional will be recognized at halftime of the game. The team featured All-American Joey Denison, Gold Glove winner Brandon Lockridge and NCAA runs leader Matt Sanders.
 
Tailgating with the Trojans
Troy's "Tailgating with the Trojans" show is back for a second season. Hosted by Troy University graduate Melanie Newman. The show will be released following every home game via Troy's social media accounts and will highlight all of the great tailgating that takes place during Troy football games.
 
In-Game Host
Troy University graduate Melanie Newman will serve as the in-game host. Newman currently serves as a radio broadcaster for the Texas Rangers AA affiliate and has experience working with Major League Baseball, the Arizona Fall League, the Mobile BayBears and the ACC Network. 
 
Alumni of the Year
Troy University will honor its 2018 Alumni of the Year at halftime of the game. 
 
In-Game Promotions
• Premiere Dodge Truck Give-A-Way if Troy returns the opening kickoff of the first or second half for a touchdown
• Pike County Ford 45-yard field goal for $5,000
• CookOut free Coke Floats to lucky row in the Troy Student Section
• Dairy Queen Trivia Contest
• Publix gift card to a fan for the Pick of the Game and Tailgate of the Game
• Conecuh Sausage T-shirt Cannon Launch with Premiere Dodge T-Shirts
• Half Shell gift card for the Half Shell Oyster Shuffle
• Premiere Dodge Rapid Fire Football Toss for a free Jeep
• AT&T will be on site in Tailgate Terrace
 
Specialty Food Items
• Chick-fil-A in The Vet on the concourse level
• Momma Goldberg's Deli at Concession Stand No. 3 
• Kona Ice will be in Tailgate Terrace prior to the game
 
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