LSU announces football fan day details

Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Aidan Woods, 5, of Homer, shakes LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger's hand during LSU's annual fan day in Baton Rouge on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Aidan Woods, 5, of Homer, shakes LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger's hand during LSU's annual fan day in Baton Rouge on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.

LSU’s annual football fan day will be Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center and LSU basketball practice facilities.

Doors will open at 3:30 p.m., and the LSU football team will sign autographs and meet with fans from 5-6:30.

This year’s setup will have coach Les Miles in the women’s basketball practice facility. Offensive players and offensive assistant coaches will sign autographs in the Maravich Center. Defensive and special teams players assistant coaches will be in the men’s basketball practice facility.

Fans also will be able to meet Mike the Tiger, LSU cheerleaders and the LSU soccer and volleyball teams.

The soccer and volleyball teams will sign autographs from 4-5 at the Maravich Center, while the LSU cheerleaders and Mike the Tiger will meet with fans for autographs and pictures from 4-6:30 in the basketball practice facilities and PMAC.

The LSU SportShop also will be open that day in the Maravich Center starting at 3:30.

The first 5,000 fans in attendance will receive an LSU Fan Day gift bag featuring the football placard poster and sample products from various corporate partners. LSU football posters will be available for fans in each facility.

The Mike’s Kids Club Fan Zone will be located in the PMAC. For a one-time membership fee of $15, children 12 and younger can join Mike’s Kids Club.

New members will receive a Mike’s Kids Club t-shirt, drawstring bag, autographed photo of Mike the Tiger and invitations to exclusive events. Current members can also pick up their “special offer” packets for only $8.

Fans are reminded that no coolers or chairs are allowed and that they are limited to one autographed item per person.