(STILLWATER, Okla. August 3, 2016) - Oklahoma State hosts Fan Appreciation Day presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday in Gallagher-Iba Arena. The day provides OSU fans with an opportunity to interact directly with players and coaches and get autographs.
Fans will be provided with football and soccer posters and schedule cards and can get autographs from the Cowboy football and soccer teams from 1-3 p.m. on the concourse level of the arena. There will be much more to see and do, as well.
The concourse level will be split into four zones. Zone 1 – accessible from the northwest corner of the arena with the large statue of Pistol Pete – features the running backs, offensive line and defensive ends. Zone 2 – accessible from the northeast entrance to the arena – features Mike Gundy, the safeties and the Cowgirl soccer team. Zone 3 – accessible from the southeast entrance to the arena – features the cornerbacks, linebackers and defensive tackles – and Zone 4 – accessible from the southwest corner of the arena – features the quarterbacks, wide receivers, Cowboy Backs and specialists.
More logistical information:
Time of the event
The doors to Gallagher-Iba Arena will open at noon. The football and soccer teams will be in place for autographs from 1-3 p.m.
The best place to park is the south lot of Boone Pickens Stadium, but lots will be open all over campus.
Entering the arena
Fans can enter the arena from any of the standard basketball gameday entry points and proceed up to the concourse.
Fans can pick up an OSU football poster or schedule card upon entry into the arena and may also bring in helmets, jerseys or other items to be signed. Players and coaches will have Sharpies and will sign one item per fan.
Photos with the players and coaches are not permitted in order to keep the lines moving and provide as many fans direct access to as many members of the team as possible.
Strollers will not be permitted into the arena.