Dave & Buster's To Play Host To UC Preseason Kickoff Event

Aug. 15, 2011

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati football team will host a public season kickoff event at Dave & Buster's Tri-County location on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 7-8 p.m.

Dave & Buster's at the Tri-County Mall (11775 Commons Drive, Springdale, Ohio, 45246/513-671-5501) has served as the preferred away-game watch party location for each of the past three seasons.

The event is free and open to the public.

Head coach Butch Jones, select football student athletes, and members of the football staff will be on hand to address the crowd and sign autographs. The UC spirit squad and Bearcat mascot will also be in attendance to greet fans, while the Bearcat Caravan will be on site with great giveaways for UC fans.

Coach Jones will also take part in a Q&A session with fans on hand.

"We are very excited at Dave and Buster's to continue our partnership with The University of Cincinnati and IMG", said Dave & Buster's General Manager, Tim Ragan. "We are anticipating a great year of college athletics from UC and are especially looking forward to hosting the UC Kickoff Event. What a great opportunity for fans to see what we have to offer and to exhibit the D & B way to play! We are honored to be the preferred UC away game Watch Party headquarters and are looking forward to an exciting season celebrating with our fans."

The 2011 season opener is set for Saturday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. against Austin Peay inside Nippert Stadium. The game will be televised by FOX Sports Ohio. UC's first road contest of the season takes place on Sept. 10 when the Bearcats travel to Knoxville, Tenn. to take on the Vols inside Neyland Stadium. Kickoff for that game is set for 3:30 p.m. on ESPN2.

For more information regarding watch party events and additional location information please contact Dave & Buster's at 513-671-5501.