COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland football team opens up the 2013 season against Florida International on Saturday, August 31st at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium, and fans are encouraged to enjoy the family atmosphere at Terp Town for pregame festivities throughout the entire 2013 football season at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center.
Terp Town is presented by Capital One, and coordinated by the University of Maryland Alumni Association and Intercollegiate Athletics.
We are committed to continuing to enhance the gameday experience for our fans and Terp Town is a very important part of that initiative," said Deputy Athletic Director Nathan Pine. "Our goal is for Terp Town to become the gameday destination spot in College Park for all of our home football games . Last season, we expanded our efforts in terms of the hospitality offered, proving expanded food options and live entertainment. We are excited to continue to build on the fun gameday atmosphere with family friendly activities at Terp Town for all Terp fans to engage with our student-athletes and corporate partners prior to kickoff.”
Prior to every game during the 2013 football season, fans at Terp Town will be treated to live music, giveaways, face painting, inflatable games, autographs, and more! Terp Town opens two hours prior to kick-off for all games, and three hours before any games that kickoff after 1:00 pm.
Terp Town will enhance the gameday experience outside of the stadium with live musical performances, food vendors, food trucks, street teams roaming the parking lots and a new express shuttle service providing convenient transportation from the Comcast Center parking lots to Terp Town.
Inside Moxley Gardens, fans will be able to enjoy food, drinks, and live music. Drink discounts are available for all Alumni Association and Terrapin Club members.
The promotional schedule/entertainment for Maryland’s opening game Saturday, Aug. 31 against Florida International is listed below:
August 31 v. Florida International (Giveaway Items and Entertainment)
Musical Guest: Hot Tub Limo
- The first 3,250 new freshmen and transfer students will receive a free Byrd Cage T-Shirt
- The first 4,000 students will receive a 32-ounce Maryland Terrapins Cup to celebrate the new season
- The first 5,000 fans will receive a Maryland football poster, 2013 schedule magnets and red pompoms to kickoff the 2013 season
Visit umterps.com/TerpTown for more information.