BLACKSBURG — The Hokie Kids’ Club has announced today that it will serve as the host for a Hokie Bird Festival on Saturday, Sept. 8, prior to the Austin Peay football game. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the turf field across from Lane Stadium. Hokie Kids’ Club members are invited to attend this free event, which will feature inflatables, face painting, backyard games and special guest appearances from other mascots.
A limited number of tickets to see the Hokies battle Austin Peay following the festival are on sale now and can be purchased by logging on to www.hokiesports.com. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m.
The Hokie Kids’ Club is open to all young Hokie fans 13 years old and younger. Membership to the Hokie Kids’ Club is just $25 and is good for one academic year (August-May). The Hokie Kids’ Club official partners are Cycle Systems, Delta Dental, Stellar One and the University Bookstore.
To register online for the Hokie Kids’ Club, visit www.hokiesports.com/hokiekidsclub/register .
Membership to the Hokie Kids’ Club includes:
· Official member T-shirt (new design this year!)
· Personalized certificate
· Birthday card from the HokieBird
· HKC newsletters throughout the year
· Free admission to all home women’s basketball games
· Free admission to select men’s basketball games
· Invitations to exclusive Kids’ Club events
· Opportunities to meet Tech student-athletes
· NEW for 2012, membership rewards card providing the opportunity to win more Hokie Prizes!
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