Homecoming & Employee Day Set For 3 p.m. vs. Duke

Oct. 24, 2011

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Game time for the culmination of Homecoming week at the University of Miami has been set for 3 p.m. Eastern between the Duke Blue Devils and your Hurricanes.

The game will be carried live by Regional Sports Networks, which include Fox Sports Florida and Sun Sports. While the specific network has not been chosen, the RSN options include ESPN3 and the following:

Florida–Sun Sports or Fox Sports Florida
Georgia,Alabama, Mississippi–Fox Sports South
North and South Carolina–Fox Sports Carolinas
Virginia, DC, Maryand, Delaware–Comcast Sports Mid Atlantic
New England–NESN

Get Your Canes Tickets: Miami vs. Duke

Homecoming also happens to be the 2011 Verizon Wireless Employee Day football game. This year’s Employee Day game will be bigger and better than ever with the addition of UM Employee Stadium Bucks, discounted parking for all participants, and a host of other employee-related promotions.

The 2011 Employee Day Offer includes:
• One complimentary ticket.
• The opportunity to purchase up to three additional tickets for only $1 each.
• New this year: Complimentary $10 UM Stadium Bucks voucher with each ticket; vouchers are good at stadium concession stands and merchandise stores.
• New this year: Regularly priced $25 advanced sale parking will be reduced to $10 parking for employees.

All participating employees will be automatically entered into a raffle for UM football memorabilia and will be eligible to participate in a variety of VIP, game-day, and on-field promotions, including the opportunity to enjoy the game from UM Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst’s suite.

Tickets will be available to full-time and part-time benefited employees as well as contract employees, and may be purchased at on-campus sales sites or at the Hecht Athletic Center beginning Tuesday, October 18. All on-campus sales will be cash transactions only. Sales representatives at the Hecht Athletic Center will accept credit cards. The Hecht Athletic Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All eligible employees must present their valid ‘Cane Card at the time of purchase; only one ‘Cane Card per person will be permitted, and only one transaction per person will be allowed.

Ticket sales representatives will be on campus beginning Tuesday, October 18. The complete ticket sales and distribution schedule is:

Coral Gables campus (Richter Library – Foote University Green side)
Tuesdays – November 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursdays – November 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Gables One Tower, Suite 300 (third-floor conference room)
Wednesday, November 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Miller School campus (Schoninger Quadrangle)
Tuesdays – November 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursdays – November 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

University of Miami Hospital (Seminar Center C)
Tuesday, November 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Additional information will be announced in future issues of e-Veritas. In the meantime, make sure you mark November 5 on your calendar for a great Homecoming Day of UM football.