Wildcat Sports Festival
MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The NorthernMichigan University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and RecreationalSports will host the Wildcat Sports Festival on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 6-8 p.m.in the Superior Dome.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
The sports festival is a free family-oriented event which willoffer fun-filled activities for area children and adults.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ All the activitieswill be led by Wildcat players representing NMUÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s athletic teams.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œThis is anopportunity for the entire family to come out and enjoy all the activities,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ saidBrian Gaudreau, the Associate Director-Programming for Intercollegiate Athleticsand Recreational Sports.
Opportunities for photos and autographs will be availablewith Wildcat Willy, Wildcat players, cheerleaders and coaches.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The public isencouraged to bring their cameras.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ A Young Wildcat Club membership table willbe set up at the event for interested individuals to join.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The weekly sportsshow on Northern Star BroadcastingÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s WUPK (94.1 FM) will air live from theSuperior Dome that night at 7 p.m.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats Corner store and ticket officewill be open throughout the evening.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Food will be available at the SuperiorDome for purchase.
For more information, contact the NMU Athletic Office at(906) 227-2105.