Friday's game will highlight USA Football Month. Members of the Brandywine Youth Club Bulldogs, part of the Bert Bell League, will lead the Philadelphia Eagles onto the field. The Bulldogs are a 120lb league located in Concord Township, PA. USA Football is the Official Youth Football Development Partner of the NFL. USA Football offers youth football coaches and players development resources that teach the game's fundamentals and build character.
Gates to HeadHouse Plaza will open at 4:30 p.m.
HeadHouse Plaza Activities: For those in attendance at Friday's game, HeadHouse Plaza will feature activities prior to kickoff including:
A live pregame broadcast from 94 WYSP and a live performance from Liquid A.
Interactive games and activities will be available for fans of all ages. A quarterback accuracy challenge, an obstacle course, a Pepsi inflatable and face painting will be in the Interactive Zone. Face painting will also be available in a booth along the plaza with displays from Teva Pharmaceuticals.
Eagles Cheerleaders will host a boothwhere fans can purchase the 2010-11, eco-friendly swimsuit calendar.
Pepsi will have a branded motorcycle on display and will be giving out free samples. Best Buy's Football Zone Kiosk allows fans to play Madden NFL 11 and Guitar Hero.
Parking costs for lots in the sports complex are $25 for cars; $50 for oversized vehicles. Although traffic conditions near the Sports Complex have improved, with over 70,000 fans coming to the game on Friday, there will inevitably be traffic tie-ups in the area of Lincoln Financial Field.
Friday's National Anthem will be performed by Rose Hughes, a National Anthem Audition Winner from Philadelphia. The Nation's Colors will be presented by the 314th Recruiting Squadron of the Air Force from Burlington, NJ.
Friday's Snapple Coin-Toss Kids are Victor Friscia from Blackwood, NJ and Erick Ruoff from Morrisville, PA.
Friday's Dietz and Watson Hometown Hero is Technical Sergeant Lawrence Paoletti. Technical Sergeant Paoletti currently serves with the 111th Fighter Wing, 270th Engineering Installation Squadron, at the Willow Grove Air Reserve Station. He recently returned from his third tour in Baghdad, where he served as a Force Protection Sentry, for the 332nd Bomb Wing, 447th Air Expeditionary Group. He was awarded the Iraqi Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Air Expeditionary Service Medal with gold border. In recognition of our Hometown Hero, Dietz and Watson is donating $1,000 to the USO.
Philadelphia Eagles Scratch Off Lottery Tickets: Eagles Instant Scratch Off lottery tickets are currently available in ticket vending machines at Lincoln Financial Field on game day. These tickets can be purchased in the vending machines at each of the following locations: sections 106, 122, C6, C16 and in the HeadHouse Lobby. Each ticket is $5. If a winning ticket is purchased, the cash prize may be redeemed at the Eagles Ticket Office windows in the HeadHouse Lobby. Participants must be 18 years or older to play.
Fair Catch Challenge: At halftime of every game this season, one lucky fan will be selected at random to participate in the Fair Catch Challenge. This fan will have the chance to stand at midfield at Lincoln Financial Field, in front of 70,000 fans and attempt to catch three punts. The balls will be delivered from the Eagles punting machine in the North End Zone. If the participant catches one punt, he or she will receive a Philadelphia Eagles gift bag, if they are able to catch two punts, they will receive a $50 gift card to the Pro Shop, and if the participant is able to catch all three punts, they will receive an authentic DeSean Jackson jersey.
Miller Lite Phlite Deck Halftime Report: Dave Spadaro will host a live halftime show from the Miller Lite Phlite Deck, broadcasting into the stadium on the video boards and throughout the televisions in the concourses. The Miller Lite Phlite Deck Halftime Report will feature a look at the first half of game highlights, keys to a successful second half and a review of NFL scores and highlights from other games. Fans should go to www.PhiladelphiaEagles.com/millerlite to find out which bars to visit during the week leading up to each home game for a chance to win Phlite Deck tickets. Winners will receive two tickets and vouchers for $10 in food and three Miller Lites.
Teva Pharmaceuticals Family Starting Line-ups: Each week, the Eagles choose between three and five families whose lives have recently been affected by a medical condition to receive tickets to the game courtesy of Teva Pharmaceuticals. These families will have the opportunity to watch warm-ups from the sidelines and be on the field as the Eagles starters are announced! This week's three families of children who have survived pediatric cancer have been selected by Alex's Lemonade Stand.
Teva Pharmaceuticals Community Red Zone: Each week, the Eagles highlight two local charitable organizations that are making a difference in the community, courtesy of Teva Pharmaceuticals. The organizations receive exhibit space in the HeadHouse Plaza so they can provide information on their services to fans, along with tickets to the game. This week's organizations are: Alex's Lemonade Stand, which has raised over $30 million to find a cure for pediatric cancer; and United Way's Stuff the Bus Campaign, which collects school supplies for children in shelters.
Designated Driver Program: The Eagles are teaming up with Mothers Against Drunk Driving and TEAM Coalition to administer a Designated Driver program on game day. Fans who sign up to be a designated driver receive a wristband redeemable for a free soft drink. Visit the nearest Guest Services Center or Concierge Desk on game day to sign up.
Gender Specific Search Lines: Each gate and entrance to Lincoln Financial Field will have signs designating security search lines as: Male, Female, or Family. Family lines are for groups that prefer to stay together through the security process. As guests approach the gate, they will be instructed to locate and follow the signs for their designated security search line. This layout has been designed to improve the flow through security and ensure guests enter Lincoln Financial Field in a timely manner.
GuestAssist: Guests of Lincoln Financial Field who wish to report issues and concerns, ask for information or call for assistance in a fast, easy and convenient way can do so by texting our GuestAssist text message service. Text messages should be addressed to 78247. In the body of the text, type the word ASSIST
with the issue and location. Guests will receive an automatic response when the text is received. Stadium personnel will respond quickly and accordingly. On non-event days, guests can contact the Guest Services Hotline at (267) 570-4400 for assistance.