Aug. 13, 2014
WEST POINT, N.Y. – A number of new items are now available on Army's official auction site housed within www.goARMYsports.com. Among the recently listed items are football game day experience auctions for Army’s 2014 home opening football game against Buffalo on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Michie Stadium.
Descriptions for the new available auctions are listed below. All Buffalo game day experience auctions close on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at noon eastern time.
Proceeds from Army's official auction site benefit the Army Athletic Association and are directly helping cadet-athletes in all 28 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 vs. Buffalo Tee-Taker Experience
The winning bid on this package will run onto the Blaik Field playing surface to pick up the Army kicking tee on Saturday, Sept. 6, against Buffalo 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 an Army t-shirt.
Army vs. Buffalo Press Box Experience
The winning bid on this package will have the opportunity to watch the Army football team take on Buffalo from inside the luxurious Hoffman Press Box on Saturday, Sept. 6. 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 vs. Buffalo Army Sports Network Experience
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, Sept. 6 at Michie Stadium, as Army takes on Buffalo. 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. Important note - No game tickets are included with this package.
Army vs. Buffalo Game Day Experience
The winning bid on this package will have a chance to be on Blaik Field at Michie Stadium before the Army vs. Buffalo game on Saturday, Sept. 6, 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.
Hudson River Boat Cruise Experience: Buffalo Game
The winning bid on this package will have a chance to join members of the Army Athletic Association on a Friday night cruise on the Hudson River on Friday, Sept. 5. The winning bidder will also be on the field for warm-ups and receive two game tickets for Army’s game against Buffalo on Sept. 6 at Michie Stadium. This exclusive package includes two tickets on a 90-minute cruise Friday night, one parking pass, two sets of complete press notes and two game tickets. The cruise, which travels the Hudson River, includes light food and beverages.