PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers University football team will open the 2004 season by hosting its annual Kickoff Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 14, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the practice field opposite Rutgers Stadium. Following the Kickoff Celebration, the Scarlet Knights will practice in Rutgers Stadium, which will be open to the public.
Head coach Greg Schiano and members of the Scarlet Knights will be available to meet fans and sign autographs at the Kickoff Celebration, and all fans will receive a copy of the 2004 Rutgers Football Poster. The Kickoff Celebration will also feature the Rutgers Kid Zone, and performances by the Rutgers Cheer and Dance Teams and the Rutgers Pep Band. Food, snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.
Following the Kickoff Celebration, the Scarlet Knights will then take part in the open practice session at Rutgers Stadium. This will be the only practice session open to the public during pre-season training camp.
The Rutgers football team opens its 2004 season on Sept. 4 when it hosts Michigan
State at Rutgers Stadium at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Athletic
Ticket Office at the Rutgers Athletic Center (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30
p.m.). Tickets may also be obtained by calling 1-866-445-GORU (Monday-Friday,
8:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) or through Rutgers’ official
athletics web-site, www.scarletknights.com