Cream and Crimson Game Schedule (4-6-04)
Bloomington, Ind. - The Indiana football program concludes 2004 spring drills on April 23 with the annual Cream and Crimson game, and there are a variety of pregame activities leading up to the 7 p.m. kickoff at Memorial Stadium.
Festivities get underway on the west side of the stadium at 5 p.m. with live music from `Pam and Dave'. `Pam and Dave' is a local duo that mixes covers of timeless popular classics with original music.
Our youngest Hoosier fans can visit the IU Kids' Zone from 5-7 p.m. The Kids' Zone is making its spring game debut and includes numerous interactive activities as well as face painting, temporary tattoos and more.
Bring your appetite to the game, as Smokin' Jack's Rib Shack will provide free barbecue to the first 1500 fans in attendance from 5-6:30 p.m. The IU Concession Stands will also be open for business at 6:30 p.m.
Boys and girls ages 7-12 will have an opportunity to show off their football skills at The Galyans Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition from 5-6:30 p.m. on the Memorial Stadium turf. There will be three age groups (7-8, 9-10, 11-12) for each gender with the six division Champions each taking home a $500 gift card from Galyans, four free tickets to the Hoosiers' Sept. 4 home opener against Central Michigan, and a commemorative trophy. Runners-up and third place finishers will receive a certificate and four tickets to the Central Michigan game, as well as a gift card from Galyans worth $100 and $50, respectively. Contestants may pre-register for the competition by visiting www.iuhoosiers.com/promotions/#ppk and returning the entry form to the address provided or you may register on-site from 5:00-6:00pm. Space is limited, so please register in advance.
IU will conclude spring drills with the Cream and Crimson game at 7 p.m. For the first time in his IU tenure, third-year head coach Gerry DiNardo will have the NCAA maximum number of scholarship players (85) in 2004. The Hoosiers return 18 starters (nine on each side of the ball) and welcome a talented, young recruiting class to Bloomington this fall.
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