OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA/Ole Miss Athletics) – With preseason camps underway for Ole Miss' fall sports, fans should make their plans for the annual Meet the Rebels Day set for Saturday, Aug. 10.
Ole Miss' annual event will run from 2-4 p.m. at the Manning Center. Fans should park in the parking garage attached to The Pavilion and enter through the west side of Vaught-Hemingway stadium at Gate 33. Fans will then be able to enter the team tunnel on their way into the event.
Admission is free, and autograph lines will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Active Rebel Kids Club members are invited to attend Tony’s Birthday Party, which will begin that morning from noon until 1 p.m. inside the Vaught-Hemingway Field Club. After the party, members will receive a wrist band granting early admission to Meet the Rebels at 1:30 p.m. Each member may bring two guests to join them at the party and Meet the Rebels. For more information on the event or how to join Rebel Kids Club, visit RebelKidsClub.com.
As the Manning Center opens, the Rebel football, soccer, volleyball and cross country teams, as well as the Ole Miss spirit squads, will be greeting fans and signing autographs. Head football coach Matt Luke and coordinators Mike MacIntyre and Rich Rodriguez will also be at the event and will be available for autographs.
In order to accommodate as many people as possible, fans are limited to one autographed item per individual player or coach, and photos or videos with football players will not be permitted.
Other important items to note:
Fans are prohibited from saving spaces in line.
Fans who exit a line for any reason must reenter the line at the end.
The Rebel Shop will be selling apparel, media guides and other merchandise. Additionally, the Ole Miss Athletics Ticket Office will be selling football season tickets, mini-plans and single-game tickets.
There will be lunch available for purchase at the event.
Football practices are closed to the public.
Fans posting on social media about their Meet the Rebels Day experience should use the hashtag #MeetTheRebels.
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