Kingsport community celebrates Dobyns-Bennett football

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Athletics Department will host a community celebration and football season ticket pre-sale event on the field of J. Fred Johnson Stadium (1800 Legion Drive) on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 6 p.m.

All D-B fans and the entire Kingsport community is invited. The event is free to attend, and no season ticket purchase is required.

The event will feature current and former D-B football stars, food vendors, including Chef’s Pizzeria, Mustard Seed Café, and Texas Roadhouse, door prizes, as well as the first opportunity to purchase season tickets in the newly constructed sections of J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

The 2014 Senior members of the football squad, as well as notable D-B football alumni, will be available for photos and autographs.

The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a free 2014 schedule poster suitable for player autographs.

Fans in attendance at the celebration event will get a first look at the renovated J. Fred Johnson Stadium, which will include a wide range of improvements, including improved restroom and concession areas, safety and traffic flow enhancements, a new press box, and increased seating capacity.

Beginning at 6 p.m., those interested in purchasing season tickets in the newly constructed sections of the stadium during the pre-sale event may enter into a drawing for priority order to purchase seats.

At 7 p.m., all present individuals interested in purchasing seats will be priority ordered according to random draw and given the opportunity to purchase season tickets.

For this pre-sale event only, a $100 per seat charge will be added to each ticket for the opportunity to purchase seats.

The above information was provided by Kingsport City Schools.

News Channel 11’s Kasey Marler learned more about the celebration today on News Channel 11 at Noon.

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