LSU football fan day set for Aug. 13

Staff reports
LSU football standout Ryan Baker celebrates with fans after the Tigers defeated Alabama in Tiger Stadium last season.

BATON ROUGE - LSU's annual football fan day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Maravich Assembly Center and the Carl Maddox Field House on the LSU campus.

LSU Fan Day activities start at 3 p.m. and run until 6 p.m. The LSU football team will sign autographs and meet with fans from 4 to 6 p.m.

This year's setup will have LSU coach Les Miles, the offense and the offensive coaching staff in the Maddox Field House, while the defense, defensive staff and special teams will be located in the Maravich Center.

Fans will be able to meet Mike the Tiger, the LSU cheerleaders and the LSU soccer team that day as well. The LSU soccer team will sign autographs from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Maravich Center, while the LSU cheerleaders and Mike the Tiger will meet with fans for autographs and pictures from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Maddox Field House.

The LSU SportShop will also be open that day and will have stores open at both the Maddox Field House and the Maravich Center.

The first 3,000 fans in attendance will receive an LSU Fan Day gift bag featuring a 2011 football schedule poster, the popular football placard poster and sample products from various LSU corporate partners.

The Mike's Kids Club Fan Zone will be located inside the Maddox Field House where young Tiger fans can register for the club. For a one-time membership fee of $10, kids 12 and younger can join Mike's Kids Club that day. New members to the club will receive an official Mike's Kids Club t-shirt, Mike the Tiger bobble head, autographed photo of Mike the Tigers and invitations to exclusive events.

All current members can also pick up their "special offer" packets for only $8. For more information about Mike's Kids Club visit

Fans are reminded that no coolers or chairs will be allowed into either facility and that they are limited to one autograph item per person.

2011 LSU Fan Day - Schedule of Events

3 p.m. - Doors to Fan Day Open at Maravich Center and Maddox Field House; Mike's Kids Club Fan Zone open at Maddox Field House

3 - 4 p.m. - LSU soccer team signs autographs at Maravich Center; LSU cheerleaders and Mike the Tiger signs autographs at Maddox Field House

4 - 6 p.m. - Head coach Les Miles and offense signs autographs at Maddox Field House; Defense and special teams signs autographs at Maravich Center

6 p.m. - Fan Day activities conclude