Portland, Maine- The Portland Sea Dogs, Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, will be hosting a College Fair, sponsored by Bath Iron Works, at Hadlock Field, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM on Tuesday, April 23rd prior to that evening's Sea Dogs game scheduled for 6:00 PM against the Binghamton Mets. More than 50 colleges from New England will be participating in the fifth annual event.
The Sea Dogs College Fair provides students with the unique opportunity to gather information from colleges throughout Maine and New England as well as meet with college admissions counselors in a social setting at a Sea Dogs baseball game.
All students interested in attending the College Fair must have a game ticket for the April 23rd Sea Dogs game against the Binghamton Mets. Students are eligible to receive two free tickets to the game; additional tickets can be purchased at the discounted rate of $5.00. Students looking to receive their two free tickets to attend the game and the college fair should contact the Sea Dogs Ticket Office at 207-879-9500.
A $500.00 scholarship, presented by Bath Iron Works and the Sea Dogs, will be awarded randomly to one lucky student. The scholarship will be given away during the middle of the fifth inning of that evening's Sea Dogs game. Students must be present to win.
Each college will have a table set up throughout the Hadlock Field concourse. Some of the colleges scheduled to participate include Columbia College Chicago, Purdue University, Southern New Hampshire University, University of Alabama, University, University of Maine, University of Southern Maine, and Wheaton College. For a complete list of participating schools log onto www.seadogs.com. For more information on the Sea Dogs College Fair, please contact Dave Strong at 207-879-9500 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will be held regardless of weather.
Tickets are available for all 2013 Sea Dogs' home games. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Sea Dogs Ticket Office at 207-879-9500 or order online at www.seadogs.com.