On Thursday, Aug. 19, Golden Flashes fans will have an opportunity to check out the new tailgate set-up in the field house as well as seeing the team for the first time as Fan Experience Night begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Dix Stadium complex. The evening is free of charge and open to the public. A schedule of the evening follows:
5:30 p.m. ? Gates to indoor tailgate open at Field House: Inflatables, food vendors & music; Pictures with Flash and the Kent State cheerleaders
6:30 p.m. ? Meet new Athletic Director Joel Nielsen
7:00 p.m. ? Football scrimmage with the ability to select a seat for your season tickets
Postgame ? Meet the Golden Flashes players and coaches on the field
In addition, Kent State will be selling game-worn jerseys and various gear that is remaining from previous years.
KSR will host a live chat during the scrimmage, which begins at 7:00 p.m. The chat room will open about a half hour before the scrimmage for some "pre-game notes and discussion."