Oct. 9, 2007
“The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) has prioritized this wonderful opportunity and partnership to pay tribute to those who have made sacrifices while defending our country,” said Florida State Director of Athletics Dave Hart. “We are proud to participate in this recognition of bravery,”
All past and present members of the Military, along with their friends and families are eligible for special reduced rate tickets for the FSU vs. Duke football game on October 27th. The reduced rate tickets are only $17 each.
This year, the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization whose motto is “The Greatest Casualty is Being Forgotten,” partnered with the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) to raise awareness in the collegiate community. The Wounded Warriors will be honored before the game by participating in the coin toss with the team captains and will be recognized on the field at halftime. Wounded Warrior Project PSAs will also be played throughout the game.
“NACDA is proud to be associated with the Wounded Warrior Project,” said Lee McElroy, NACDA president and director of athletics at the University at
“While stationed overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan, our nation’s military personnel participated in sports during their downtime and even after severe injury, wounded service members continue to use athletic endeavors as a tool in their rehabilitation,” said John Melia, Founder and Executive Director of WWP.
“I am confident this relationship will be rewarding and lasting for the Wounded Warrior Project.”
About NACDA: Now in its 42nd year, NACDA is the professional and educational association for more than 6,100 college athletics administrators at more than 1,600 institutions throughout the
Special Reduced Rate Tickets for Military Members: All past and present members of the Military, along with their friends and families are eligible for special reduced rate tickets for the FSU vs. Duke Football Game on October 27th. The reduced rate tickets are only $17 each. For information on ordering tickets visit REPLACE_ME or call (850) 644-8368.