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Revival Signs!



Feb. 1, 2010

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - There's a palpable beat behind the Florida State football program leading up to National Signing Day, headed by the efforts of newly-minted coach Jimbo Fisher and his energized staff and reverberating throughout the athletic department.

In celebration of the anticipated arrival of a top 10 class, Florida State athletics in conjunction with Seminole Boosters Inc. and ISP Sports, is staging the second Signing Day Spectacular for fans, Wednesday at the Tallahassee Antique Car Museum from 6-8:30 p.m. More than 1,000 Seminole fans have registered for the event, sponsored by SunTrust, which will provide a detailed look at the members of FSU's 2010 signing class through the eyes of Fisher and the coaching staff.

While the originating venue is completely booked, Seminole fans won't be left out. There will be satellite "War Party" events staged simultaneously throughout the state - and nation - including two others in Tallahassee, where fans can be a part of the originating event, which will be streamed, free and live at www.seminoles.com.

A complete list of "War Party" watching venues can be found below, as well as contact information for each location. 

Since closing out the 2009 season with a 33-21 Gator Bowl victory over West Virginia, securing Florida State's 33rd consecutive winning campaign, Fisher and his staff have been working feverishly to close out their first signing class. The fruits of their efforts will be realized February 3, with the arrival of signed national letters of intent from a host of the nation's top high school players.

The excitement building behind the Seminoles' 2010 season doesn't stop with the arrival of another celebrated class of players. Early returns on the behind-the-scenes efforts of Seminole Boosters and the Florida State ticket office indicate that Seminole fans have a renewed enthusiasm for the program's future.

Based on year-to-date comparisons, renewal of booster membership is up 90 percent from this point in 2009, while they are enjoying nearly a 17 percent increase in monetary gifts.

Season ticket renewals and new season ticket purchases for 2010 are even more impressive statistically. The ticket office is reporting an 80 percent increase in new sales over the total from this time last year, while renewals, bolstered by an early push, are up from 423 to a whopping 2,327. That's a 450 percent increase.

Florida State fans anxious to build on those numbers will have the opportunity to do so Wednesday night as telephone lines will be open to accept booster memberships and season ticket orders. As an added bonus, FSU football players will be manning the phones at 1-888-378-NOLES (6653) or 850-644-1830, to take your calls.

Tallahassee Car Museum - Sold Out

Click Here To Watch The "War Party" Live On Seminoles.com

Click Here for driving directions to the Tallahassee Antique Car Museum

War Party Watching Venues:
For more information, email  Rachel Catalano,  rcatalano@fsu.edu or call (850) 644-3484.

Atlanta
The Atlanta Athletic Club
1930 Bobby Jones Drive
Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
Cash only bar (no credit cards accepted)
(770) 448-2166
Doors open 6:00 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Ft. Lauderdale
Mug's Bar and Grill
2671 E Oakland Park Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33306
Cash bar and food
Doors open 6:00 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Ft. Myers
MacDaddy's Restaurant
8951 Daniel's Parkway
Ft. Myers, FL 33912
Social Hour 6:00 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Jacksonville (Please RSVP)
Maggiano's
10367 Midtown Parkway
St. Johns Town Center
For information or to RSVP contact: Max Zahn
(904) 363-1234
fsumax@bellsouth.net
Doors open 6:00 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Lake City
Beef O'Brady's
857 SW Main Blvd.
Lake City, FL
Doors open 6:30 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Miami
GameWorks
5701 Sunset Dr Ste 330
South Miami, FL
Cash bar and food
Doors open 6:00 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Ocala

Hilton Ocala
3600 SW 36th Ave.
Ocala, FL 34474
Cash bar; Appetizers will be served
Doors open 6:30 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Orlando
Legends Sports Bar
1315 S. Orange Ave. Suite 1F
Orlando, FL
Happy hour drink specials from 6-9; 10% off food
Doors open 6:00 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Palm Beach County
Duffy's Sports Grill
Upstairs Private Room
Federal Highway 1 and PGA Blvd.
Palm Beach Gardens
Cash bar and food
Doors open 6:00 pm EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Panama City Beach

The Palms Conference Center
9104 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 249-6553
Doors open 5:00 CST; Program 6:00-7:30 CST

Pensacola
New World Landing
600 South Palafox Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
(850) 434-7736
Doors open 5:00 CST; Program 6:00-7:30 CST

Polk County
The Gym
118 South Kentucky Ave.
Lakeland, FL 33801
(863) 687-6138
Cash bar and food
Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Sarasota (RSVP)
The Maxwell Family
3239 Pine Valley Drive
Sarasota, FL 34239
Appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages will be served
Doors open 6:30 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

 

Tallahassee
Comedy Zone
401 East Tennessee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Sponored by Tallahassee Seminole Club
Brian McMath
(850) 556-1210
Cash bar and food
Doors open 6:00 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

 

Tallahassee
University Center Club
FSU Doak Campbell Stadium--Building B
Tallahassee, FL 32306
Members and guests only
Members contact: Melinda Baker
(850) 644-8528

No reservation necessary
Two drink tickets and Hors d'oeurves
5:30-6:30 EST mixer; Drink and dinner specials to follow
Doors open 5:30 EST; Program 7:00-8:30 EST

 


Tampa Bay
The Venue
2675 Ulmerton Road
St. Petersburg, FL 33762
(727) 571-2222
Doors open 5:30 EST: Program 7:00-8:30 EST

Other locations to be announced (Check back for updated information)

 

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