Pigskins & Pearls Set for Saturday, August 2
BERKELEY – The annual Pigskins & Pearls charity event presented by Cal football is scheduled to take place at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on Saturday, August 2 (4:30 -7:30 p.m.). All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland. Advanced registration for the popular event designed for female fans to learn more about the sport and the team they love is available online at CalBears.com or by calling 800-GO-BEARS (462-3277). The cost is $50 per person with a total discount of $25 for each group of five that registers together.
Parking options include nearby University lots in the surrounding area and street parking. Please visit pt.berkeley.edu/parking/visitor for additional details. Participants can check in at the North Tunnel just inside Gate 1 of Memorial Stadium. For additional information or questions, call the Cal football office at 510-643-8395.
Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from an on-field clinic or interactive chalk talk sessions, both featuring Cal football coaches and players. Participants selecting the on-field clinic should be dressed in workout apparel and tennis shoes.
The evening begins with a social hour on the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza featuring light appetizers and a cash bar and concludes with a talk from head coach Sonny Dykes. All participants will also receive a Pigskins & Pearls hat, t-shirts and goodie bag.
“I’m looking forward to Pigskins & Pearls as it will kick off the 2014 season,” said event organizer Kate Dykes. “We are excited about the opportunity to exceed what we raised last year for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland. They are an organization that does so much for our local community. We hope you can join us at this year’s event and make it even bigger and better than last year.”
Cal opens the 2014 season at Northwestern on Aug. 30 before hosting the first of six home games at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium against Sacramento State on Sept. 6. Kickoff is at Noon PT on the Pac-12 Networks.
The Golden Bears will also play Pac-12 opponents Colorado (Sept. 27), Washington (Oct. 11), UCLA (Oct. 18) and Stanford (Nov. 22) in Berkeley before concluding the 2014 regular season by hosting a non-conference game against BYU on Nov. 29.
In addition, Cal will play a home contest against Oregon in the first-ever collegiate football game at Levi’s® Stadium on Friday, Oct. 24. The game will be televised by FOX Sports 1 with kickoff slated for 7 p.m. PT.
Cal has road Pac-12 contests at Arizona (Sept. 20), Washington State (Oct. 4), Oregon State (Nov. 1) and USC (Nov. 13) with the final road game of the regular season against the Trojans a Thursday night ESPN game at the Los Angeles Coliseum with kickoff at 6 p.m. PT.
Television networks and start times for all games other than contests against Sacramento State, Oregon and USC will be announced at later dates.
Cal football tickets are available at CalBears.com or by calling (800) GO BEARS (462-3277).