April 13, 2012
RENO, Nev. – The annual Silver and Blue Spring Game will be held on Saturday, April 21 at Mackay Stadium and will feature free posters, fun activities for children, great food and a sneak peak at the 2012 Wolf Pack football team.
Gates to Mackay Stadium will open at 9:30 a.m. and the intrasquad scrimmage, featuring a unique scoring system for the offense (Silver) and defense (Blue), will begin at 10 a.m. The entire event is free and open to the public. Fans are asked to enter Mackay through the main gate at the southwest corner of the stadium. Tailgating will be permitted prior to the event in the lot immediately north of Mackay Stadium.
The event will feature a game-like atmosphere with the Nevada cheer team and band performing throughout the game and the traditional cannon fire accompanying each score. The first 1,000 fans entering the game will receive a free poster.
Famous Dave’s BBQ will be on hand selling food and the concession stands will also be open during the game. There will also be bounce houses, provided by the Boys and Girls Club, available for children to play in throughout the event. The Wolf Pack coaches and players will be available for autographs and photos after the game and Silver and Blue Outfitters will have merchandise available for purchase.
Parking on campus is free for the event.
Fans will also be able to get information on the new pricing structure for Wolf Pack football and reserve season tickets for the upcoming 2012 season as the Pack enters a new era in the Mountain West.