MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Rivalry Night 2005is this Saturday, August 27 with the main event taking place in the SuperiorDome at 7 p.m.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ On the main card is the football game between the NorthernMichigan University Wildcats and the Michigan Tech University Huskies.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Butbefore the kick-off for the MinerÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s Cup, a Kick-Off Party will be taking placefrom 4-7 p.m. at the East End of the Superior Dome; if it rains the event willbe moved inside the East Entrance.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œThis is a great opportunity for all tocome to the Superior Dome have some fun, eat and take part in the games beforethe football game against Tech,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brian Gaudreau, the associate director ofprogramming for intercollegiate athletics and recreational sports, said.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Food, music and games will be provided.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ A standard BBQ picnicbuffet will be served.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The meal is free for NMU students with a meal plan and$6.75 for people who would like to purchase a ticket for the meal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Lambda ChiAlphaÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œLambda JamÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ featuring ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œHamster DamÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ will be performing for yourlistening enjoyment.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Incredible inflatable games for all ages will be provided.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The games include:ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ the end zone obstacle course, a 50-foot long adventure thatends with a huge slide; the cheesehead challenge, which is a unique obstaclecourse featuring a giant cheese grater; the stadium bounce, children will enjoyspringing around in this fully-enclosed area; and the touchdown equalizer,battle with the bungee to get a baton through the uprights.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ In case of rain,the games will be held in the Vandament Arena and Basketball Practice Gyms.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œThegames should provide entertainment and fun for all ages,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Gaudreau added.
Season as well as individual game tickets are stillavailable at the NMU Ticket Office.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Pick 10 Packs in which the 10 ticketvouchers can be used in any combination for football, volleyball, basketballare on sale for $40.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The EZ Ticket Office in theSuperior Dome is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Any questions regarding current season tickets and/or single event ticketsplease contact the EZ Ticket Office at (906) 227-1032.
For more information about the events on Saturday contactthe NMU Athletic Office at (906) 227-2105.