Football to Take the Field for Spring Game Saturday

Kids Invited to Warm Up With Team on March 9

New artificial turf with "CA" logo at midfield, UC Davis bHealth Stadium
UC Davis Health Stadium, site of the Aggie Fall Fest, Aug. 19, received a new artificial playing surface this summer, including the “CA” logo now used by athletics.

The official start of Aggie football is still months away, but fans can sate their appetite when the team takes the field Saturday (March 9).


WHAT: Spring football game

WHERE: UC Davis Health Stadium

WHEN: 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 9

TICKETS: Free, and available online or at the gate.

Children are invited to participate in warmups at 4:30 p.m., and they will be able to run out onto the field with the team at the start of the game at 5.

The game, a culmination of the team’s off-season practices, will feature a number of fan-focused activities between quarters, like the opportunity to catch a punt or kick a field goal to win a prize. Shirts will be thrown into the crowd, and food, beer and merchandise will be available for sale.

Cori is scheduled to be at the game to retrieve the kickoff tee.

After the game, fans can come onto the field for autographs and tackling, catching and agility stations.

The game is free, and tickets are available online or at the gate.

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Cody Kitaura is the editor of Dateline UC Davis and can be reached by email or at 530-752-1932.

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