Watermelon Fest 2004 to Kickoff Spring Games for Football and Soccer

April 20, 2004

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyoming Athletics Department would like to invite fans to the 1st Annual Watermelon Fest sponsored by American National Bank. The event, free to the public, is an interactive, meet and greet springtime celebration this Thursday prior to the spring games for football and soccer. The festivities will take place in the UW Fieldhouse on April 22nd at 5:30 p.m.

Team members from the Cowboy Football and Cowgirl Soccer teams will be in attendance and will participate in an interactive game area, as well as be available for autographs. Head Football Coach Joe Glenn and Head Soccer Coach Anne Moore will also speak.

Additional events to include:

  • Live music
  • Inflatables games for the kids
  • Sportsline Live remote with Dave Walsh and Kevin McKinney
  • Free watermelon will be provided by Albertsons and non-alcoholic beverages by Pepsi
  • Food sales (Papa John's and a concession stand)
  • Wyoming Athletics apparel sales (Brown & Gold Outlet)
  • Giveaways
  • Raffle items
  • Fall sport schedule cards will be distributed

    This event will preceed a full weekend of UW Athletics activities (home events in bold):

    - April 22-23, Track & Field @ CSU Multi-Event, Ft. Collins, Colo., All Day
    - April 22-24, Golf (W) @ MWC Championships, Sunriver, Ore., All Day
    - April 23, Tennis vs. BYU (UW Tennis Complex), Laramie, Wyo., 1:00 pm
    - April 23-24, Golf (M) @ BYU Cougar Classic, Provo, Utah, All Day
    - April 24, Soccer, Spring Alumni Game (UW Soccer Stadium), Laramie, Wyo., 10:00 am
    - April 24, Football, Spring Game (UW Soccer Stadium), Laramie, Wyo., 1:00 pm
    - April 24, Track & Field @ Jack Christenson Invite, Ft. Collins, Colo., All Day
    - April 25, CJC golf tournament at The Ridge at Castle Pines North, Denver, CO, 8:00 am, Call (307) 766-6152 for more details