ECU's Meet The Pirates Scheduled For Aug. 16

GREENVILLE, N.C. - The 14th Annual Meet the Pirates Night, East Carolina's preseason football fanfest, has been set for Saturday, Aug. 16, at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium from 6-8 p.m. This year's event will feature new and exciting activities for fans to enjoy.

Pirate football fans are invited to bring the whole family for a fun and entertaining event and to get to know the 2008 ECU football team along with head coach Skip Holtz and staff. Activities will include entertainment by Captain Jim the Pirate, inflatable rides and games, photo taking stations, ECU Cheerleaders, ARAMARK concessions, Dowdy Student Stores souvenir booth and an autograph session with the football Pirates.

Meet the Pirates Fan Fest will be held at the scoreboard end of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The event kicks off at 6p.m. and is open to the public (no tickets will be sold for this event). Fans are asked to enter through Gate 7.

The Pirates open the 2008 home schedule September 6 against the West Virginia Mountaineers. Ticket information is available online at or by calling the ticket office at 1-800-DIAL-ECU.

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  • by Nick Location: Greenville on Jul 18, 2008 at 09:56 PM
    ECU football is MID MAJOR football. Let's stick to the teams who have a prayer at a BCS bid please!
  • by Nick Location: Clinton, NC on Jul 18, 2008 at 05:02 AM
    This will be a great opportunity for fans to meet their favorite Pirates. It will also get eveyone in gear for the upcoming season. GO PIRATES!!! ARRRGGGH!
  • by Ty Location: Greenville on Jul 18, 2008 at 04:47 AM
    The fans will meet the Pirates and the teams on their schedule will beat the Pirates.
  • by Dave Location: Greenville on Jul 16, 2008 at 05:38 PM
    I wouldn't go and meet the Pirates if they paid me $100,000.
  • by Carl Location: greenville on Jul 16, 2008 at 03:00 PM
    Does anyone know if our recent celebrity Max Joyner will be there or is he out on bail???

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