SEAN PAYTON AND DREW BREES TO LEAD PEP RALLY AT CHAMPIONS SQUARE PRESENTED BY VERIZON
Fans Invited to Celebrate Upcoming Saints Season with Believe Again Bash, Free and Open to the PublicEvent to Include Player Appearances, Live Music and the Verizon Training Ground**
WHAT: *Experience the action of a Saints game before the official launch of the 2010 NFL season, with the *Believe Again Bash, presented by Verizon, the official wireless service provider of the NFL and the New Orleans Saints.
The free and open to the public event will include a pep rally led by Coach Sean Payton and Drew Brees, with special appearances by more than 30 Saints players plus the Saintsations and the mascots for pictures and autographs.
Attractions will include the Verizon Training Ground, where fans can test their skills and be judged by Saints Players, pictures with the REAL Super Bowl Trophy and the Kid Zone comprised of a Saints inflatable area, face painting and temporary tattoo artists.
Fans can also enjoy food and beverages by local restaurants, while grooving to the sounds of Rebirth Brass Band, Buck Town All-Stars and more local favorites.
*WHEN: *Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010
Noon to 10 p.m.
*WHERE: *Champions Square presented by Verizon
Between the Superdome and Benson Tower
About Verizon Wireless
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