Fall Sports Fan Day Set for Sunday

Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns Athletics Department will host its annual Fall Sports Fan Day - presented by Mid-South Bank and Acadiana Fun Jumps - on Sunday, Aug. 23 at Cajun Field.

Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., and festivities will take place from 6-7 p.m. Fans are asked to enter Cajun Field through the State Farm Gate A located near the baseball ticket booth. All in attendance will have the chance to meet members of the football, soccer and volleyball teams on the main concourse.

There will be performances by sky divers, UL's Pride of Acadiana Marching Band and cheerleaders.

Fans will be provided with autograph books and fall sports team posters. LCVC will be issuing gift bags.

Staff from the CAJUNDOME Ticket Office will be available to assist anyone wishing to purchase football season tickets. As a reminder, individual game tickets for the Southern game and all other home games are currently on sale at the CAJUNDOME.

Soft drinks and water will be provided by the Lafayette Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Other refreshments include ice cream from Borden's, chicken tenders from Otter's and hamburgers from Baja Sports Grill. Burger King will be handing out food coupons.

Football opens the 2009 season on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m., against the Southern Jaguars in the 9th Annual Herbert Heymann Football Classic at Cajun Field.

The soccer team begins its 2009 season on Friday, Aug. 21 hosting McNeese State at 7 p.m., at the Cajuns Track/Soccer Facility. Volleyball's first home match is set for Saturday, Sept. 26 at 1 p.m., with Arkansas State providing the opposition at Earl K. Long Gym.

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