Meet The Pirates Date Set

The 13th annual Meet the Pirates Night, East Carolina University's preseason football fan fest, has been set for Saturday, August 18th at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

Pirate football fans are invited to bring the whole family for a catered meal and a chance to meet the 2007 ECU football team along with Head Coach Skip Holtz and his staff. Players and coaches will be seated among fans in a relaxed dinner setting.

Meet the Pirates will be held under the north (upper deck) side of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Gate 7 will be open for admittance beginning at 5:00 p.m. with dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. Meal tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for children 12 and under as well as ECU students (with valid student ID). Advance tickets are required.

Seating is limited and fans are encouraged to purchase tickets by Tuesday, August 14th at 5 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.

Following the dinner, a photo and autograph session with the ECU football team is scheduled on Bagwell Field starting at approximately 6:30 p.m. Football posters and schedule cards will be given away and officially licensed ECU souvenirs will be available at special promotional pricing. There is no admission charge for this portion of the evening. Fans attending the photo and autograph session must also enter the stadium through Gate 7 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Fans may purchase tickets by calling the ticket office at 1-800-DIAL-ECU or by ordering online. Season tickets are also available for purchase online or by calling the ticket office.

ECU Students may come by the ECU Ticket Office or call 1-800-DIAL-ECU to purchase their ticket.