Maples Fan Fest Kicks of Re-Opening

Nov. 29, 2004

Stanford, Calif. - Maples Fan Fest will mark the re-opening of Roscoe Maples Pavilion, the home of men's and women's basketball, and women's volleyball. The event will be held Saturday December, 4th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., featuring player autograph sessions, chalk talks with coaches, an interactive kid's zone, and free popcorn and soda. Fan Fest will also allow fans to get a sneak peek at the new student-athlete lounges, weight room, training room, and other facility upgrades.

The event is open to all three sports' season ticket holders, students, faculty, staff, and fans. Attendees are encouraged to bring their families as there will be activities for all ages.

The first athletic competition in the new Maples Pavilion will take place on December 10th, as the Cardinal women's basketball team will host Pepperdine. The men's first contest in the upgraded arena takes place on December 18th, against UC Davis. Women's volleyball will begin competition in the new Maples during the 2005-2006 season.