ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Rams will host the Minnesota Vikings this Sunday, December 16 with kickoff set for 12 p.m. A limited number of tickets remain and can be purchased at www.stlouisrams.com/tickets or at the Edward Jones Dome box office starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday. The game, which is presented by Missouri Lottery and US Bank, will air on KTVI Fox 2. The game will also be broadcast on 101 ESPN. Below are some of the highlights taking place:
Rams to Celebrate Fans as Part of Fan Appreciation Day
During player introductions, 40 charter season ticket holders and their guests will join the Rams cheerleaders to form the player tunnel. Charter season ticket holders will also serve as the coin toss captain, starter of the game and flag carriers.
Throughout the game, the team will be recognizing randomly selected season ticket holders with incredible giveaways including $1,250 in h.h.gregg gift cards, a $1,000 gift certificate towards a Dream Play Recreation Play Set, seat upgrades, autographed throwback jerseys, official autographed merchandise and home entertainment packages. Season ticket holders will also be participating in game promotions. Other highlights for randomly selected fans will include lucky section and lucky row drawings and t-shirt tosses.
All Rams merchandise will be half off at the Rams Team Store and discounted concessions will include half off soft drinks, hot dogs and popcorn.
Fans will also notice that the team has painted “St. Louis” in the end zones in place of “Rams” for Sunday’s game.
Rams Thank Corporate Partners for Purchase of Tickets
St. Louis based Express Scripts purchased a significant block of tickets to Sunday’s Rams game and provided the tickets to their employees.
Appreciation Events, a nationwide company dedicated to providing marketing services that enable local merchants to connect with consumers in their trade radius, also purchased a significant block of tickets to Sunday’s game. The tickets were distributed to the Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation, the East St. Louis Police Department DARE program and a youth football team from Marionville, Missouri.
First 10,000 Kids to Receive Bradford Bobblehead
The first 10,000 kids, 14 and under, will receive a
Rams to Celebrate Rampage’s Third Birthday
In celebration of Rampage’s birthday, he and other local mascots will take on a youth all-star team from Elite Football Academy at halftime. Rams Kids Club members will also join the team on the field for the National Anthem prior to the game.
Rams to Honor Outstanding Volunteers
The Rams will honor the winners of the 2012 Georgia Frontiere Community Quarterback Award during a pregame ceremony. The award, which is presented by GFI Digital, recognizes 10 outstanding individuals for their volunteer efforts in the community. Originally known as the Community Quarterback Award, the Rams renamed the award in honor of their late owner and chairperson, Georgia Frontiere. Since the program’s inception in 2000, the Rams have donated over $250,000 to local charities through this initiative.
Rams to Recognize High School Coaches of the Week
As part of the Rams commitment to youth football, during the season, the Rams selected ten National Guard High School Games of the Week and the winning coach of each respective game was named the Rams High School Coach of the Week presented by Charter. Each winning coach received a $2,000 grant for their program from the Rams and Charter. The High School Coach of the Year was selected by a panel from the National Football Foundation – St. Louis Tom Lombardo Chapter and the High School Sports Caravan. His program received a $5,000 grant from the Rams and Charter. The winning coaches will be introduced during a pregame ceremony.
St. Louis Rams Official Bud Light Tailgate Party at Baer Park
At 9 a.m., the Bud Light Tailgate Party at Baer Park opens and features Rams merchandise, beer specials and the Bud Light Fantasy Football Zone. Music will be provided by RIO!. Fans can also enjoy appearances from Rams Cheerleaders and Rams alumni, and reduced pricing on food and beverages, as well as an interactive kids’ corner.
Rams Players and Front Office Executives Purchase Tickets for Youth to Attend Game
The following players are participating in the “Rams’ All-Community Team” ticket donation program: Sam Bradford,
Head coach Jeff Fisher is also participating in the program. Each week, Fisher will donate 99 tickets to a group or organization. General manager Les Snead, executive vice president of football operations/chief operating officer Kevin Demoff and executive vice president of sales and marketing/chief revenue officer Bob Reif have also purchased tickets through the program.