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UGA Picture Day Festivities Set For August 18

By: UGA Sports Communications Email
By: UGA Sports Communications Email

Athens, GA - The annual University of Georgia Fans' Picture Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, in the Reed Plaza area of Sanford Stadium and will feature Bulldog coach Mark Richt, players, cheerleaders, other UGA athletic teams and interim mascot "Russ."

Special ticket coupons are required for access to the location for Russ and Coach Richt. Those tickets will be distributed to the first 150 fans at 8 a.m. from the East End ticket windows on East Campus Road.

The Georgia cheerleaders and Hairy Dawg will be available from 1-5 p.m. Russ and other University of Georgia sports teams will be available from 1-3 p.m. Georgia football players will be on hand for photos and autographs from 3-5 p.m. in Reed Plaza on the north side of the stadium between Gates 2 and 4. Coach Richt will also be available from 3-5 p.m. for those with ticket coupons.

Fans will be able to enter Reed Plaza through Gate 2 in the northwest corner of the stadium across from theTate Student Center and Gate 4 through the East Campus Road entry into ReedPlaza. Both gates open at 1 p.m. Parking is available to the general public in all campus lots surrounding the stadium. Handicapped parking will be available in the Tate Center lots.

Concessions will be available in several areas of Reed Plaza. Fans can purchase UGA merchandise at the UGA Bookstore located in the Tate Center. The bookstore will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will feature all of the 2012 Nike sideline gear and the 2012 official UGA Spirit Shirt.

Due to public issues surrounding student-athlete autographs across the country, no outside items may be brought to Picture Day. The Georgia Athletic Association will provide each fan with two free schedule posters to be signed by the players and Coach Richt. No otheritems will be permitted.


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