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Plenty of incentives for students to get to the game

Nov. 17, 2009

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University students attending the Broncos' Nov. 24 football contest can get free food and win prizes, including airline tickets and $2,500 toward tuition.

Kickoff Tuesday is 7 p.m. for the Broncos versus Ball State at Waldo Stadium. The game will be carried live on ESPN2 and the Bronco Radio Network.

The first 2,000 students--WMU ID required--through Gate 2 will receive a ticket for entry to the Seeyle Center for a free buffet meal of brats, hot dogs, veggie burgers, chicken wings, pasta salad and more. Gate 2 opens at 5:15 p.m. and food will be served in the Seelye Center until 6:30.

Win prizes throughout the game

To be eligible for any of the following prizes, WMU students must register online by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, and must be present in Waldo Stadium when the prize is awarded.

  • Cash prizes of up to $300 will be awarded for student-created signs welcoming ESPN2 to WMU and Kalamazoo. Winners will be identified at halftime.
  • Cash prizes of up to $100 will be awarded for every Bronco first down during the game.
  • Two round-trip airline tickets from Direct Air will be awarded to one student sometime during the game.
  • $2,500 toward WMU tuition will be awarded to one student during the fourth quarter. If the first student announced isn't present, another name will be drawn.

Complete details are available online, including other special offers for the public and for WMU employees.

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Media contact: Mat Kanan, (269) 387-4125, mat.kanan@wmich.edu

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