| Countdown to 2011 Belk Bowl
Schedule of Events for 2011 Belk Bowl:
The University of Louisville invites students, alumni, fans and supporters to participate in activities listed below surrounding the 2011 Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C. The Cardinals will face the Wolfpack of NC State on Dec. 27 at 8 p.m. Join other Cardinal fans at the following events:
Friday, December 23
CHARLOTTE ALUMNI CLUB GAME WATCH PARTY
Men's Basketball vs. WKU
Location: Picasso's Sports Café, 222 South Church St. (704) 376-8767
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Information: Contact Jack Heil, firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, December 24
Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Location: Bank of America Stadium
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Tickets Available: Click Here
Monday, December 26
BELK BOWL BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Location: Piedmont Town Center
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Come out and enjoy each school's marching band as they put on a show and compete for your applause.
LOUISVILLE ALUMNI SUITE AT BELK BOWL
Location: Suite Lounge at the EpiCentre (3rd level)
Time: 4-8 p.m.
Meet fellow alums, the alumni staff and U of L dignitaries. Learn more about the benefits and services of the Alumni Association. Appetizers and cash bar.
BELK BOWL FAN CENTRAL
Time: Begins at 8 p.m.
The official fan party of the Belk Bowl, EpiCentre will be the place to be the night before the game. In addition to the restaurants, bars, and other attractions that call EpiCentre home, the main courtyard will be ready to host fans. With cheerleaders, marching bands, and mascots, the EpiCentre is sure to get fans ready for the big game.
U of L FAN APPRECIATION PARTY
Location: EpiCentre Rooftop Pavilion (if rain, Whiskey River Saloon)
Time: 8 p.m.
Mingle with Dr. James Ramsey and AD Tom Jurich along with all Cardinal fans for a rockin' Belk Bowl event (event is free of charge).
Tuesday, December 27
BELK BOWL FANFEST
Location: Outside Bank of America Stadium (centered on corner of Mint Street/Stonewall Street)
Time: 2-7 p.m.
A fan favorite, the Official Belk Bowl FanFest offers the perfect combination of family fun, great food, entertainment with live music, interactive games, face-painting, and official Belk Bowl and school merchandise. Cheerleaders and marching bands are sure to stir school spirit. And this year, presented by Belk, national recording artists Daughtry and Edwin McCain will headline the 2011 Belk Bowl FanFest.
Class Act FCU Alumni Pre-Game Party
Location: Church St. parking lot, 2 blocks from Bank of America Stadium
Time: 4:30-7 p.m.
Traditional tailgate menu, hosted bar, and music. Cost: $50 adult, $25 under 21; More information here
Louisville vs. NC State
For ticket information, call (502) 852-5151
Cost: $40 (upper-level seats), $70 (lower-level seats), $90 (club-level tickets)