Invite: Steelers Legends Rocky Bleier and Mel Blount Join NFL Network for “Training Camp Fan Zone” – July 30-31
NFL Network invites Pittsburgh Steelers fans to experience Ultimate NFL “Training Camp Fan Zone” featuring Hall of Fame on Wheels and Touchdown Foam Pit
Fans Invited to Join Current Players and Former Pittsburgh Steeler Rocky Bleier and Pro Football Hall of Famer Mel Blount for Training Camp Experience That Puts Them at the Center of the Action
What: NFL Network hosts an exclusive “NFL Network Training Camp Fan Zone” for Pittsburgh Steelers fans, players and prospects to join current and former players at Saint Vincent College.
Fans are invited to enjoy the experience and share on social media using #FanZoneEntry. Fans who upload and tag their videos with the official hashtag will be entered for a chance to win two tickets to a regular season home game.
The Training Camp Fan Zone will include the following experiences for fans:
- Catch a touchdown just like their favorite wide receivers at the Fan Zone Catch foam pit – video captured via slo-motion cameras and shared with fans for use on social channels and more
- Pose next to the one and only Vince Lombardi Trophy
- Take a photo with an NFL legend at the official NFL Network on-air desk (Please note – Tickets will be distributed to the first 300 fans in line each day. In order to give the maximum number of fans the opportunity for this experience, the legends will not be signing autographs).
- See how they stack up against the pros by comparing hand sizes on custom hand pedestals
- Make a shareable memory at an NFL-themed photo booth
- Watch their favorite players, coaches, mascots and cheerleaders participating in the fun
Launched in 2003, NFL Network gives fans unprecedented year-round inside access to all NFL events, including Thursday Night Football, as well as information and insight straight from the field, team facilities, league office and everywhere the NFL is making news. The fan experience will give Steelers fans an insider’s perspective to the world of Training Camp as they prepare for another exciting season.
Who*: Rocky Bleier, Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back, 4x Super Bowl Champion and Mel Blount Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback, Pro Football Hall of Famer, 4x Super Bowl Champion
(Please note – Tickets will be distributed to the first 300 fans in line each day. In order to give the maximum number of fans the opportunity for this experience, the legends will not be signing autographs.)
When: Saturday, July 30 & Sunday July 31, 2016
Rocky Bleier, Saturday, July 30 12:00pm-2:00pm
Mel Blount, Sunday, July 31 12:00pm-2:00pm
*Interviews can be scheduled upon request
Activation Open to Public 7/30 & 7/31: 12:00pm-6:00pm
Where: Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp at Saint Vincent College
300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, PA 15650
Media Sweta Shah | Civic Entertainment Group for NFL Network
Contacts: 856-305-4767 | [email protected]