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Thursday, August 26, 2010

An Interesting Way To Use Technology To Learn - And Football Game Update

Information for the August 28th ESPN Double-header (Northwestern vs South Pointe)

Date: August 28, 2010

Place: District Three Stadium

Times: Byrnes vs Hoover, Ala 12:00 pm Live on ESPN

Northwestern vs South Pointe 4:00 pm Live on ESPNU

* Tickets – There are still tickets available at both Northwestern and South Pointe. They are $10 at the schools and will be sold at the gate for $12. The ticket is good for both games, but if you leave, you need another ticket to re-enter. District Passes, faculty ID’s, gold cards, etc., will not be accepted for this game. Also Northwestern and South Pointe season tickets will not be good for the games.
* ParkingAll people not expected to go and watch both games are encouraged to park at Northwestern and shuttle to and from the stadium on buses that will be provided and run throughout the day. There is no reserve parking for the two games and the parking lot right behind the home stands will not be available. There is a $2 charge on all district lots.
* Traffic- Stadium Street (West End of stadium) will be one way off Cherry Rd. Entrance to stadium street parking will be on Stadium Street across from the locker rooms and exit to Chester St. to turn right only. Parking near old ropes course behind the home side will enter off Stadium Street and exit off Constitution to turn right only. The right lane of Constitution Blvd. (East End of stadium) will be closed from 9:00 am until the conclusion of second game.
* The parking lot directly behind the stadium will be used for band buses, tractor trailers, ESPN trucks, booster club merchandise trailers, vendor area, and possibly ESPN fan zone (no food and drink allowed to be sold or given away out of this space). This is also an area that Emergency Medical will operate and have shelter set aside for heat related issues. No parking for cars or administrators will be allowed in this area. This area will be considered inside the stadium and fans will have access to this area during both games.
* Bands will have a chance to perform and will sit in assigned areas. (Byrnes and Northwestern Bands will sit on the home side and Hoover and South Pointe will sit on the visitor side.) After game one, the Byrnes and Hoover Bands must move to allow the Northwestern and South Pointe bands to sit.) All band members must be in uniform to enter through the band gates. Halftimes will be 20 minutes each including the 3 minute warm-up time by the teams so each band will have 8 minutes of field time including set up at the appropriated half if they wish to play.
* Food and drinks will be available at the home and visitor concession stands and additional drinks will be sold on the scoreboard ends of the stadium. Food and drinks will not be allowed to be brought into the stadium, but fans may tailgate outside in the parking lots.
* On Friday, August 27th at 5:30, there will be a community pep-rally for the four teams involved in Saturday’s games downtown at the Old Town Amphitheater. Teams will have their cheerleaders, teams, boosters, and fans out to show support for their favorite team. At 7:30, Rock Hill High will host Greer at District Three Stadium to kick off a big weekend of football.

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