Spring Game, Charlotte Scrimmage Details

Posted Mar 14, 2012

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. --- North Carolina has announced further details about its annual Spring Football Game on Saturday, April 14 at 3 p.m. at Kenan Stadium. The school also confirmed details for the open scrimmage that will be held on April 5 in Charlotte.

Spring Game, April 14, 3 p.m. – Kenan Stadium

Admission to the Spring Game is free, and will feature Fedora’s new up-tempo no-huddle offense and attacking defensive scheme. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3.com.

Pregame fan activities at the Spring Game include the Stadium Drive Streetfest with live music from Liquid Pleasure and former football linebacker Chase Rice, who is now a country music artist. Stadium Drive will be blocked off from South Road to Gate 2 of Kenan Stadium with food vendors, merchandise tents and interactive games. An autograph session with coaches and players also will be held.

Charlotte Scrimmage, April 5, 6:30 p.m. – Mallard Creek High School

The Tar Heels also will hold an open scrimmage on Thursday, April 5 at Mallard Creek High School in Charlotte. Fans are encouraged to attend the scrimmage, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to take the Carolina football team to Charlotte for an open scrimmage,” said Fedora. “We are reaching out to our fans and alums in the Charlotte area and encouraging them to get a first-hand look at our football team. Charlotte has always been an important area for Carolina athletics in many aspects.”

The Rams Club and UNC Athletics will conduct a football tailgate at 5 p.m. from Mallard Creek High School and will feature an appearance by Coach Fedora. This event is open to all fans and admission is free. Bojangles’ food will be available for sale.

Concessions will be on sale throughout the scrimmage. Parking is available at no charge at the high school.

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