Football Alumni Weekend Set for April 21-22

Football Alumni Weekend Set for April 21-22

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AKRON, Ohio — Zips Athletics, the Z-Fund, and the Varsity "A" Association invite all Akron Football alumni and their families to attend the Akron Football Alumni Weekend and Spring Game on April 21-22.

This year's festivities include a flag football game on Friday night, the 2017 Spring Football game on Saturday, and multiple alumni tailgates over the course of the weekend.

Activities on Friday, April 21, begin at 5 p.m. in the Stile Athletics Field House.

Alumni registration opens on Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 a.m. in the House of LaRose Lobby, located on the first floor of InfoCision Stadium.  The Spring Game kicks off at Noon.

The University of Akron and its Department of Athletics value our alumni and the integral role they play in helping turn the Zips' football program into a point of pride for our community. This event is an excellent opportunity to recognize those Zips who have paved the way for the current football team and to connect all generations of Akron football for a fun-filled weekend.

Football alumni may purchase tickets at a cost of $25 per person ($10 for children 12 and under) up until Friday, April 7. After April 7, the cost will be $50 per person for all attending. Details about the full schedule and event locations for Akron Football Alumni Weekend can be found here.

Reservations can be made online at www.GoZips.com/zfund/events or by contacting Jami Shimada at jms588@zips.uakron.edu or 330-972-7142. When responding, please let us know how many tickets you would like to purchase, which day(s) you will attend, and the names of your guests. Please RSVP no later than Monday, April 17, 2017.