The Sacred Heart University Department of Athletics will host its second annual Hero's Day at its September 2, 2017 football home opener. The Pioneers host Stetson University at 6 p.m. on Campus Field.
As part of the celebration, SHU invites all active and retired military and first responders to attend the game as guests of the University. Those in uniform, or with valid ID, will be admitted free as a thank you and small token of appreciation. In addition, family members of those military and first responders that attend the game will receive discounted tickets. For more information, email or call the SHU Ticket Office at 203-396-TIXX.
The first 500 adult fans will receive SHU t-shirts with a US Flag theme. In addition, the first 500 children under 12 will receive a US flag.
Tailgate Village season passes are available for $300 and provide fans the full experience of college football. Located in the Curtis Hall parking lot, adjacent to the Pitt Center, Tailgate Village is the closest parking area to Campus Field. Tailgate Village opens three hours before kickoff and allows fans the opportunity to tailgate and enjoy Pioneer football. Fans that purchase season Tailgate Village passes prior to August 30th will be entered to win a 20,000 BTU Coleman Tailgate Grill.