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Golden Bear Day Aug. 24
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  08/14/2013
Golden Bear Day - Aug. 24


Fans of all ages are invited to the inaugural Golden Bear Day presented by Bug Zappers Pest Control on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 2-4pm PT. The free event (formerly Football Fan Appreciation Day) will allow fans to meet, take photos and receive autographs from over 300 student-athletes representing many of Cal’s 29 sports, including the entire football team. Cal Spirit will also be on hand for photos including the cannon, Oski, Cheer, Dance and Rally Committee.

Golden Bear Day will take place on Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza inside California Memorial Stadium.

Find your favorite team's tables before the event - Download and print the map

EVENT DETAILS
Date/Time
Saturday, Aug. 24 – 2-4pm PT

ADMISSION
Free for all fans!

LOCATION
Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza
California Memorial Stadium – Map

PARKING
Please note: Parking will be extremely limited near California Memorial Stadium due to UC Berkeley move in day on Aug. 24.

Witter Lot (metered) – Map
City of Berkeley Lots – More Info (City of Berkeley street parking may be available)

Public Transportation Options
BART to Downtown Berkeley – More Info
AC Transit to Campus – More Info

STADIUM ENTRY
Fans may enter Memorial Stadium from gates 2, 3, 4 or 5, located on the west side of the stadium, adjacent to Piedmont Ave and the Simpson Center for Student Athlete High Performance.

GIVEAWAYS
- First 3,000 fans receive an exclusive 11x17 autograph card
- Team flyers (while supplies last)

AUTOGRAPH PROCEDURE
Each fan is allowed to have one item autographed per team to ensure speed of lines.
Photos may only be taken with student-athletes by front of table.

Lines will be blocked starting at 3:30pm to ensure the event ends promptly at 4:00pm.
Teams will be spaced throughout Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza.

PARTICIPATING TEAMS
Baseball, men’s crew, men’s basketball, field hockey, football (entire team), men’s and women’s gymnastics, lacrosse, men’s and women’s swimming, men’s and women's tennis, track & field, volleyball, men's and women’s water polo.

FUN ACTIVITIES
Scavenger hunt for a chance to win a Cal Fan Experience Package
Kid’s activities - face painting, temporary tattoo station, bean bag toss, poster making, equipment try on, and a photo station.

CONCESSIONS
Select concession stands will be open for fans to purchase food and drink.

CAL BEARS SHOP
Pick up the latest Cal merchandise before the season starts.

TICKETS
2013 football, volleyball and basketball ticket sales information will be available.

For questions, contact (800) GO BEARS (462-3277), email GoldStandard@berkeley.edu, or Tweet to @CalGoldStandard.


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