The Washington Redskins announced today that quarterback Robert Griffin III will attend the team's annual Draft Day Party presented by NFL Ticket Exchange powered by Ticketmaster at FedExField on Saturday, April 27.
Admission and parking is free for all fans. Parking lots open at 11 a.m. Fans will be admitted through the Comcast SportsNet Gate (Gate H) at noon and the event will conclude at 5 p.m. Fans interested in attending must sign up for their free Redskins Draft Day Party Pass which is required for admission to the event at www.redskins.com/draftparty.
Fans can watch the NFL Draft on the high definition video boards, as well as have the opportunity to tour the Redskins locker room, test their passing and kicking skills, dress like a Redskins player, play in the game arcade, take pictures with the Super Bowl trophies and experience the Redskins Play 60 youth fitness stations.
The Draft Day Party will feature the debut of the 2013 Redskins Cheerleaders and will also include performances by the Redskins Marching Band. A group of current and former Redskins players will be on hand to sign autographs and take pictures with fans, schedules permitting.
Fans can participate in free heart screenings at the Draft Day Party, in addition to blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose tests provided by Men's Health Network and Boehringer Ingelheim.
Redskins Kids Club members will gain exclusive access to player and alumni autograph signings, a stadium scavenger hunt and other special opportunities. WOW, the Redskins' official Women's Club, will be hosting an exclusive VIP party that includes a Q&A session with current and alumni players, free giveaways and more.
Fans can keep informed with the latest Redskins Draft updates by texting Redskins to 70626 for information and a chance to win an autographed Brian Orakpo jersey. Free raffles for autographed Redskins memorabilia such as footballs, mini-helmets, jerseys and more will also take place at the party.
The Redskins Hall of Fame Store will be open and will feature 2013 Nike merchandise and the New Era Draft Hat. Fans can also shop for new 2013 gear online at RedskinsTeamStore.com.
The Redskins Draft Day Party Pass enters fans in the Draft Party Dream Contest, giving them a chance to win a grand prize consisting of V.I.P. access to the Draft Day Party, including a pair of Premium Tickets to a 2013 Redskins home game, the opportunity to meet Redskins cheerleaders and an autographed football. To sign up for your free Draft Day Party Pass or for more Draft Day Party information, visit www.redskins.com/draftparty.
Attached is a high-resolution copy of the Redskins Draft Day Party logo. Media interested in attending the Draft Day Party must contact Angela Alfano of Redskins Public Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-447-5629 to request a credential no later than Friday, April 26 at 5 p.m. Media should enter FedExField through the South Field Tunnel on the day of the event to secure a credential.