Additional Blue & White Game Activities Announced by Penn State


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Fans who attend the Blue-White Game presented by Xfinity will have a variety of activities to participate in throughout the weekend on the University Park campus. The game is set for Saturday, April 21 at 3 p.m.

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The popular autograph session with the Nittany Lions will be held from 12:15 p.m.-1:05 p.m. Members of the Penn State football team will be assigned to gates A, B, C, E and F of Beaver Stadium. The players will be permitted to sign one item per person to give as many fans as possible an opportunity to meet the squad. Additional information regarding the autograph session will be released at a later date.

Fan Fest, the official Penn State football game day fan festival, includes numerous displays, vendors and interactive events for kids, and will run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fan Fest will be located on Curtin Road near Beaver Stadium, as it is during the season.

The Blue-White Family Fun Zone will be held from 9 a.m-11 a.m. in Holuba Hall and the Pegula Ice Arena parking lot off of University Drive. The Fun Zone is free and open to the public. The Family Fun Zone features game stations run by Penn State athletics teams, live entertainment, interactive games, inflatables, novelty stations, giveaways and fun for the entire family.

Penn State letterman, LaVar Arrington, is bringing his elite eighth-grade all-star game to Happy Valley. The invitees will practice on campus the week leading up to the Blue-White Game and culminates in the A11 Stars Bowl in Beaver Stadium beginning at 10 a.m. The A11 Stars Bowl will be open to the public without charge.

During the game, the 2017 Fiesta Bowl championship team will be recognized on the field.

The 9th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Family Fun Walk to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania is set for 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 22. Participants will finish at the 50-yard line in Beaver Stadium for the three-mile run or one-mile walk. For more information, go to: specialolympicspa.org.

For additional information on the Blue-White Game, visit http://www.gopsusports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/blue-white.html.


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