This week in Air Force athletics

    BARBEQUE AND BASKETBALL - JOIN MEN'S HOOPS FOR AN OPEN PRACTICE AND FREE DINNER ON OCT. 22ND 

    Join the Air Force Men's Basketball team for a special "Night with the Falcons" event this Saturday, October 22nd at Clune Arena.  Fans are invited to come out and preview the team during an open scrimmage from 5:15 to 6 pm and enjoy some barbeque and all the fixings courtesy of Rudy's Barbeque with Falcon players and coaches following practice.  Coach Reynolds and select players will speak about this upcoming season, answer questions from the crowd and sign autographs after dinner.  Fans that have not yet purchased tickets for 2011-12 can also select their seats for the season.  The event is free and open to the public.  To pick up your free admission vouchers please stop by the Falcon Athletic Center Ticket Office prior to the 22nd.  The ticket office is open Monday through Friday from 9 am - 5 pm.

     

    TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SPECIAL DISCOUNTED TICKET PRICES FOR THE ALL-MILITARY CLASSIC DURING A LIMITED PRE-SALE EVENT Tickets for the All-Military Classic men's basketball tournament are now on sale for a limited time at special pre-sale discount prices.  The first annual All-Military classic will be held on Veteran's Day weekend at Clune Arena.  The tournament will tip-off on Friday, November 11th with a matchup of Service Academy Rivals Air Force and Army @ 7:30 pm.  Pre-sale tickets for the game are available for only $5 in upper and lower baseline sections, $10 for courtside seating and $20 for Center Court Club seats.  To take advantage of the pre-sale click here or contact a representative of the AFA ticket office at 472-1895.  

     

    Coach Calhoun's Radio Show - October 18th - Stop by Back East Bar and Grill tomorrow night for the Coach Calhoun Radio Show.  Enjoy great food and drink specials after work and then stick around for some Falcon football talk with Coach Calhoun from 6:30pm - 7:30pm as Air Force prepares for a big road game at Boise State.

     

    Volleyball Home Series - October 20th & 22nd - Falcon Volleyball will be back at home this Thursday and Saturday for a pair of conference matches at the Cadet Gymnasium.  On Thursday the team will be hosting its annual "Dig For the Cure" event and encourages all fans to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness month.  Fans wearing a pink t-shirt to the match will receive free admission.  Fans will also receive a free pink Air Force t-shirt at the gate to help paint the gym pink.  The 1st 200 fans in attendance will also be provided a free meal and drinks courtesy of Noodles & Co. as part of a special Thursday Tailgate.  Doors open at 6 pm.  The Falcons will take on rival Wyoming at 7 pm.  On Saturday, Colorado State comes to town for an afternoon match.  Match time is scheduled for 1pm.  Admission is only $2 for youth and $5 for adults.  

     

    Basketball Facebook Promotion - Fans, be sure to "like" the Falcons on Facebook this week to try and get us above 10,000 fans.  If we reach the mark by the end of the day on Friday, the ticket office will open up a special men's and women's basketball season ticket promotion leading up to the season.  If we reach our goal men's basketball season tickets will be made available for only $100 in all lower level seating areas of Clune Arena for an $80 discount!  Women's tickets will open up at $30 for adult season tickets and only $50 for family four packs!  Encourage your friends to join if you are already a fan and help us get to 10,000!  Click here to visit the Official Facebook page of Air Force Athletics. 

    Olympic Sports Round Up - Boxing, Women's Swimming and Women's Soccer at Home This Week - Friday Night Fights with AFA boxing will be back in action this Friday from the Cadet Gym starting at 4:30 pm.  Admission is free so come out and preview the Academy's top fighters in preparation for the Wing Open.  Women's swimming will also be hosting competition from the Cadet Gym on Friday with a conference meet against Northern Colorado at 5 pm. Admission is free.  To cap off the weekend events at the Academy the women's soccer team will be hosting a pair of games at the Cadet Soccer Stadium on Friday, October 21st vs. UNLV @ 6 pm and on Sunday, October 23rd vs. San Diego State @ 11 am.  Admission to both games is free.