The 2008 NFC South Division Champion Carolina Panthers will get their 2009 campaign underway at Fan Fest, on Saturday, August 8 at Bank of America Stadium. All fans are invited, and admission is free. The day will feature a road race, activities inside and outside the stadium and a Panthers practice.
The day will kick off at 7:30 a.m. with the Blue Points 5K Road Race. Events outside the stadium’s North Gate will begin at 9:00 a.m. with music, games, contests and visits from the TopCats and Sir Purr. The Team Store – selling this season’s new merchandise – and Ticket Office – offering 2009 single-game tickets, hospitality packages and PSL’s – will also open at 9:00 a.m.
Bank of America Stadium will open at 9:30 a.m., and every fan in attendance will receive a 2009 team roster card. Watch the Panthers 2008 highlight video on the PantherVision screens and performances by the TopCats and Sir Purr. There will also be on-field contests for fans. Then at 11:00 a.m., see your 2009 Carolina Panthers in action with a practice that will feature stretching, individual drills, seven-on-seven, special teams and team periods and a scrimmage.
Strollers and video cameras will be permitted inside the stadium for Fan Fest only. Bags smaller than 8” x 10” x 14” will be allowed after inspection.
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