2013 SOCCER PROMOTIONS
Individual Game Promotions
Aug. 30 vs. New Hampshire (7 p.m.) – Back 2 School/Camper Reunion Night
First 500 kids in eighth grade and younger receive a Bradley window cling. Little Braves Club members will receive a private tour of Shea Stadium and will have the first opportunity to pick up their membership t-shirts. Former Central Illinois Soccer Academy campers will be invited to join the Braves on the field during the national anthem by contacting, in advance, Brooke Buzard firstname.lastname@example.org or (309) 677-4659.
Sept. 1 vs. Massachusetts (12:30 p.m.) – Park District Soccer/Facebook Appreciation Day
Exclusive group opportunities for area Park District Soccer programs. Return a group ticket form to reserve a spot for your team. Facebook followers who present their smartphones at the ticket window or print off the page showing they “like” the Bradley Braves Facebook page will have the opportunity to purchase tickets at the group rate.
Sept. 28 vs. #3 Cal State Northridge (7 p.m.) – World Cup Night/President’s Night Out/Soccer Alumni Weekend
Why wait until 2014 to celebrate the World Cup? Bradley brings the pageantry of the World Cup to Peoria with a youth World Cup Walk flag presentation, free thundersticks to the first 500 fans, face painting and World Cup themed promotions. Youth teams interested in participating should submit a group ticket form to reserve a spot.
Bradley University President Joanne Glasser will host Bradley's freshman class for a night at the stadium during President's Night Out. Bradley Soccer will host its annual alumni weekend, recognizing former players from the program.
Post-game fireworks will be presented by Avanti's.
Oct. 7 vs. Western Illinois (7 p.m.) – Faith and Family Fun Night
Peoria area churches and teams who participate in the Peoria Parochial Soccer Association (PPSA) are invited to utilize our group ticket opportunities for a night of family fun at Shea Stadium. Halftime will feature a performance by a contemporary Christian artist, Daniel Jens .
Oct. 15 vs. Belmont (4 p.m.) – Employee Appreciation Day
Join Bradley Soccer for a day of “Happy Hour” themed promotions. Reserve a great corporate outing opportunity for your business by completing a group ticket form.
Oct. 19 vs. Loyola Chicago (7 p.m.) – Homecoming
Free Bradley scarves for the first 500 fans. The 2013 Bradley Homecoming Court will be crowned at halftime. Postgame fireworks.
Oct. 23 vs. SIU Edwardsville (7 p.m.) – High School/Middle School Night and Pink Game
Coach Jim DeRose will conduct a pre-game “chalk talk" for all interested fans. All fans who wear pink in recognition of breast cancer awareness will have the opportunity to purchase tickets at the group rate. Breast cancer survivors will receive free admission. Teams interested in attending should reserve their spot by submitting a group ticket form.
Nov. 2 vs. Missouri State (6 p.m.) – Salute to Service Night and Senior Night
Bradley Soccer would like to recognize all members of our nation’s military and first responders in the greater Peoria area. Members of the military receive free admission to all Bradley soccer games, but this offer also will be extended to first responders (police, fire and EMS) who present their I.D. at the ticket window. Their family members also will have the opportunity to purchase tickets at the group rate.
Area non-for-profit organizations and Bradley University Greek organizations are invited to set up a display on the concourse during the game to highlight their philanthropic efforts. To reserve a spot contact Brooke Buzard at BUsportmarketing@bradley.edu or by phone at (309) 677-4659.
Bradley soccer seniors also will be recognized for their contributions to the program during their last regular-season home game as a Brave.
2013 VOLLEYBALL PROMOTIONS
Individual Game Promotions
Aug. 31 vs. Tennessee-Martin (7:30 p.m.) - Back 2 School Night/Camper Reunion Night
The first 200 kids (ages 14 and under) receive a set of Bradley temporary tattoos. Volleyball camp attendees from 2013 will be invited to join the team on the floor during the national anthem and the Braves will sign autographs following the match.
Sept. 22 vs. Drake (2 p.m.) - Little Braves Club Day
Little Braves Club members will receive a tour of Renaissance Coliseum prior to Bradley’s only home match in the month of September. In addition, members will be able to make posters and have their faces painted in the Braves Fun Zone. After the match, Little Braves Club members can join the team for a post-game clinic.
Oct. 5 vs. Illinois State (7 p.m.) - The Rivalry
The first matchup of the I-74 rivalry with Illinois State of the 2013-14 school year will feature a special promotion for Bradley students. The Bradley University dorm floor which boasts the most attendees will win a pizza party for up to 50 individuals. In addition, the Bradley University Greek organization which has the highest attendance will receive a donation from athletics toward their cause and the opportunity to have the Bradley volleyball team appear at a philanthropic event (subject to availability and approval). Red Sea members will receive two road trip points for attending the match.
Oct. 12 vs. Loyola (7 p.m.) - Girl Scout Night/High School and Middle School Team Night/Park District Team Night
Coach Maurer will conduct a pre-game “chalk time” open to all fans. Teams interested in attending should reserve their spot by submitting a group ticket form. Girl Scout troops who RSVP in advance will have the opportunity to purchase an exclusive Bradley Athletics and Bradley Volleyball patch in addition to receiving a tour of Renaissance Coliseum.
Oct. 25 vs. Evansville (7 p.m.) - Pink Game
Breast cancer survivors will receive free admission as part of Bradley Volleyball’s annual pink game to help promote breast cancer awareness. All fans wearing pink to the game will be able to purchase tickets at the group rate.
*Dates, times and promotions subject to change