Furman FanFest Set For August 17 At Courtyard By Marriott Village Green In Downtown Greenville

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GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Furman football will hold its annual "Mast General Store FanFest" on Saturday, August 17 from 4:00-6:00 p.m., at the Courtyard by Marriott Village Green in downtown Greenville, it has been announced.

Admission to the event, located at 50 West Broad Street, is free and will be streamed here in Paladin HD.

Fans can pick up the official 2013 Furman schedule poster, get autographs, and have pictures taken with head coach Bruce Fowler and their favorite players.  The Furman Cheerleaders and squad mascot Sir Paladin will be present, and door prizes, t-shirt giveaways, and other fan favors are also planned.

"Our players look forward to FanFest every year and the chance to meet and greet our great fans," said head coach Bruce Fowler.  "It will be a fun event in downtown Greenville, which is full of energy and excitement.  We're looking forward to it."

"This will be a great opportunity for Furman fans and Greenville to enjoy meeting the Paladins in a great setting in one of the most dynamic downtown areas in America," said Dwight Covington, marketing representative.

Furman kicks off its 2013 season on Aug. 31 at Gardner-Webb.