The Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game festivities kick off on Monday, January 7 with Main Gate Fan Fest from 5:00-8:00 pm. The Fan Fest is a free block party featuring face painting, inflatables, an obstacle course, video games and a rock climbing wall, all while fans watch the BCS National Championship game on TVs throughout Main Gate Square.
All Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game players and coaches will be greeting fans and signing autographs at the Main Gate Fan Fest. The first 1,000 fans will receive a free Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game poster. Also, former University of Arizona football coaches Dick Tomey and Ron McBride will hold a Q & A session with fans.
Main Gate Square is on East University Blvd. in Tucson. The Fan Fest is part of the Tucson welcome initiative through the Metropolitan Tucson Convention & Visitors Bureau.
The Tucson Padres front office staff is assisting the 2013 Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game operations. The game will be televised on the ESPN family of networks, including ESPN3 and WatchESPN.com. The game will be carried on radio locally on ESPN Tucson 1490 AM and 104.9 FM. Partners for the game include the Tucson Conquistadores, a charitable organization that supports youth in athletic programs throughout southern Arizona. Tickets for the 2013 Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game are available now by clicking here.