Saturday's Fan Fest in Las Vegas includes a special live two-hour, on-site BYU Sports Nation on BYUtv
PROVO, Utah — BYU Athletics will conduct four Fan Fest events this spring, taking place from Nevada to Texas to California and in Utah.
Cougar Fan Fests gets underway with the first event this Saturday, April 22, in Las Vegas. Saturday's Fan Fest begins at 11 a.m. PT until 2 p.m. PT at Craig Ranch Regional Park (SE side of the park) located at 628 W. Craig Road, in North Las Vegas.
BYU athletes and coaches from several teams will attend Saturday's event in Las Vegas, including football coaches Kalani Sitake and Ty Detmer and football players Tanner Mangum and Fred Warner. Cosmo will also be on hand along with other coaches and athletes to meet and greet fans this weekend in Las Vegas.
In addition, BYUtv will be in Las Vegas this weekend to bring the Fan Fest to all of Cougar Nation. A special two-hour BYU Sports Nation will be broadcast from 12-2 p.m. PT (3-5 p.m. ET) on Saturday featuring interviews by Jarom Jordan and Spencer Linton of BYU coaches and athletes.
This is the fifth-straight season BYU has traveled to its fans to conduct Fan Fest events. The annual Cougar Fan Fests are similar to the Cougar Kickoff held in Provo each year in August. Cougar Nation will have the opportunity to interact with coaches and student-athletes, including getting autographs and taking photos, while also enjoying other games and festivities such as face painting, inflatables, team posters and other BYU prizes.
Ticket information, BYU Store fan merchandise and food concessions, including Cougar Tails and BYU Creamery ice cream, will also be available.
Additional Fan Fest events will take place in Houston, Texas (Saturday, May 6, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. CT), Davis County, Utah (Tuesday, May 16, 6-8:30 p.m. MT) and Southern California (Saturday, June 3, 12-3 p.m. PT). Further details regarding the upcoming Fan Fest events will be updated as location details are finalized.
Football Fireside in Las Vegas
A BYU football fireside will also take place this Sunday, April 23, in Las Vegas. The fireside will be conducted at the LDS Church building located at 221 Lorenzi Street, Las Vegas, NV 89107 beginning at 7 p.m. PT.