Jan. 22, 2013
UCF Athletics Social Media Directory
By Eric DeSalvo
ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Opening Knight for the UCF baseball team is less than a month away, but prior to the season starting, head coach Terry Rooney's squad will host its annual Baseball Fan Fest on Saturday following the men's basketball game inside The Venue.
Fan Fest Flyer (PDF)
The family friendly event will begin at 6 p.m. following UCF's matchup against SMU on the hardwood at 4 p.m.
Admission to the event is free to everyone, fans will be able to grab a B2 Café meal consisting of a sandwich, chips and a water/soda for just $5. Meal tickets can be purchased at the basketball game or at Fan Fest. Complimentary popcorn and Cracker Jacks will also be available to all in attendance.
While enjoying the provided food, fans can also chat with players while getting their 2013 schedule posters autographed. Along with the meet and greet, tons of prizes will be given away along with chances to purchase season tickets and a membership to the Dugout Club.
Some of the family fun games available inside The Venue include a speed pitch inflatable and whiffle ball home run derby. Staffed by some of the players, fans of all ages will be able to guess how much mustard they can put on a fastball. The whiffle ball home run derby will feature lines on the floor to signal home runs depending on what age range fans fall into.
Emceed by John Evans, fans can hear from coaches as well as players during the event that goes until 7:30 p.m. Those in attendance will also be able to catch some highlights from previous games and take pictures with Knightro.