Oct. 16, 2013
WEST POINT, N.Y. - Plenty of new and exciting new items are now available on Army's official auction site housed within www.goARMYsports.com. Highlighting the current auctions are five unique game day experience options for the Army football team's final home game of the season on Saturday, Nov. 9, versus Western Kentucky.
Descriptions for all experience auctions, which close Nov. 1, are listed below.
Proceeds from Army's official auction site benefit the Army Athletic Association and are directly helping cadet-athletes in all 25 varsity sports. A bevy of items remain up for bid. Please check Army's official auction site periodically for updated inventory, including bobbleheads, jerseys,autographed memorabilia and more.
Army Football vs. Western Kentucky - Equipment Manager For A Day
Auction closes Nov. 1 at 12 p.m. ET
The winner of this auction will have the unique experience of stepping into the shoes of an Army equipment manager for the Black Knights' Nov. 9 home contest against Western Kentucky. Included in this extraordinary package is:
- Meet head equipment manager at 7 a.m. ET on game day
- Receive a full behind-the-scenes football facility tour
- Work alongside the equipment staff and cadet managers throughout day
- Assist in setting up players' lockers and the locker room
- Help with pregame on-field duties
- Listen to pregame speeches
- Run on the field with the team and take part in the time-honored tradition of touching the Marshall Plaque
- Stand on the Army sideline for the game and assist equipment staff
- Will be given the proper Nike team apparel to wear during the game and keep afterward
- Retrieve the tee after select Army kickoffs
- Parking pass
Army Football vs. Western Kentucky - Tee-Taker Experience
Auction closes Nov. 1 at 12:15 p.m. ET
The winning bid on this package will run onto the Blaik Field playing surface to pick up the Army kicking tee on Saturday, Nov. 9, against Western Kentucky at historic Michie Stadium. Only those 14 years and younger are eligible and the winner will be on the Army sidelines and then retrieve the kicking tee from the opening kickoff of either the first or second half, depending on when Army kicks off. The tee-taker must be accompanied by one adult only. Both parties must leave the sideline after retrieving the tee. Also included in the package are four tickets, one parking pass, four press kits and a t-shirt.
Army Football vs. Western Kentucky - Press Box Experience
Auction closes Nov. 1 at 12:30 p.m. ET
The winning bid on this package will have the opportunity to watch the Army football team take on Western Kentucky from inside the luxurious Hoffman Press Box on Saturday, Nov. 9. Included in this package are two complete press packets, two credentials, one parking pass, an appearance on the Army Football Tailgate Show (radio), pregame on-field access in the back of the South end zone during Army's warm-up, two seats in Hoffman Press Box, where a light dinner is included. Hoffman Press Box is a working press box for media members and staff. As per press box etiquette and guidelines, cheering is not allowed. Verandas on either side of Hoffman are available and cheering there is permitted.
Army Football vs. Western Kentucky - Army Sports Network Experience
Auction closes Nov. 1 at 12:45 p.m. ET
The winning bid on this package will have a chance to hold the parabolic microphone for the Army Sports Network on the Army sidelines throughout the game on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Michie Stadium, as Army takes on Western Kentucky. The package includes one parking pass, one media credential, an appearance on the Army Football Tailgate Show (radio), meal in the Hoffman Press Box and the opportunity to work with the Army Sports Network. The winner of this package will meet with the Army Sports Network and then assist the broadcast with the parabolic microphone on the sidelines.
Army Football vs. Western Kentucky - Game Day Experience
Auction closes Nov. 1 at 1:00 p.m. ET
The winning bid on this package will have a chance to be on Blaik Field at Michie Stadium before the Army vs. Western Kentucky game on Saturday, Nov. 9, eat at one of the premier tailgates at West Point and much more. This package will include four tickets, a parking pass, four complete sets of press packets, an appearance for one member of the winning bid on the Army Football Tailgate Show (radio), an invitation for four to a pregame tailgate and four on-field pregame passes in the back of the South end zone during Army's warm-up.