UPDATE: SPIKESFEST 2020 HAS BEEN POSTPONED. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE SPIKES' STATEMENT ON THE POSTPONEMENT.
SpikesFest 2020 will be held on Saturday, March 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Penn State Indoor Multi-Sport Facility, located adjacent to the Bryce Jordan Center. Admission is FREE. This year's event is once again presented by Mount Nittany Health and media partners WTAJ, Your News Leader and BIG Froggy 101.
SpikesFest Parking & Bag Policy Advisory
Admission is FREE for this year's SpikesFest event on Saturday, March 14. Parking is available in Lot 44, which is located between Bryce Jordan Center, the Indoor Multi-Sport Facility, Beaver Stadium and Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.
Penn State Athletics Bag Policy will be in effect for SpikesFest, as the event is held inside a Penn State athletic facility. There are no restrictions on bags that may be brought into the Multi-Sport Facility, but all bags are subject to search. Please click the button below for more information on Penn State's bag policy.
SpikesFest 2020 Activity List
Check back often prior to SpikesFest for updates on our activity list!
- FIRST-EVER SPIKESFEST GIVEAWAY - Blair Thomas Bobblehead Giveaway for first 100 fans when doors open at 11 a.m.!
- Kids activities and information on healthy living from Mount Nittany Health
- Take swings in the indoor batting cages
- Practice pitching skills
- Full-size soccer inflatable & bounce house from C3 Sports in association with Penn State Health
- Interactive science display from Discovery Space
- Real live fire engine and safety information from Pleasant Gap Fire Company
- Arts and crafts presented by Center for Arts and Crafts at Penn State
- Football activities from Centre Bulldogs Youth Football & Cheerleading
- Pinewood Derby track and cars courtesy of the Juniata Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America
- Info and activites from the Jared Box Project
- David's Dreamers informational table
- Next Home Price Point Realty Virtual Reality display
- Interactive vehicle display from Lion Country Kia
- #SaveOurSpikes promotional item distribution and information
- Plenty of open space for kids to run around and have fun!
- More to come!
SpikesFest 2020 Entertainment & Appearances
- Mascot Meet and Greet with Ike the Spike, the Nookie Monster, LuCKy the Lion, and more special guests!
- Special Apperance by Linky the Ambulance and Centre LifeLink EMS
- Performances by the Nittany Dreamers Baton & Silk Corps
- Check back here frequently for updates!
Charity Auction Benefiting the Mount Nittany Health Foundation
SpikesFest will feature a silent auction of sports, entertainment and historic memorabilia, with all proceeds to benefit the Mount Nittany Health Foundation.
All bidding will be done via the LiveSource app - download it now on the App Store & Google Play to bid on these great items!
Here are some of the items up for bids:
• Bill Mazeroski Pirates Autographed/Inscribed 16x20 Photo Framed
• Pete Rose Autographed/Inscribed "I'm Sorry I Bet On Baseball" Baseball
• Phillies Felt Traditions Banner Framed
• Pirates 1960 World Series Cathedral View of Forbes Field Photo Framed
• Pirates Felt Traditions Banner Framed
• Carson Wentz Autographed Eagles Mini Helmet
• Eagles All Time Greats 11X14 Photo Collage Framed
• Ben Roethlisberger Steelers Unsigned 11x14 Photo Framed
• Hines Ward Autographed Steelers Full Size Helmet Inscribed w/ SB XL MVP
• Steelers All Time Greats 11X14 Photo Collage Framed
• Steelers Felt Traditions Banner Framed
• Steelers Men of Steel w/Terry Bradshaw, Rocky Bleier and Franco Harris Unsigned 11X14 Photo Framed
• Jack Ham Autographed PSU Mini Helmet
• Jesse James PSU Autographed Photo Framed
• Ki-Jana Carter PSU Autographed Photo Framed
• Matt McGloin PSU Autographed 8X10 Photo Framed
• Penn State Felt Traditions Banner Framed
• Penn State Nittany Lion "At the Gate" 11X14 Photo Framed
• Penn State Pegula Ice Hockey Arena 44X20 Framed Panoramic Print
• Saquon Barkley Autographed PSU Logo Football
• Saquon Barkley PSU Autographed Photo Collage Framed
• Todd Blackledge PSU Autographed 11X14 Photo Framed
• Trace McSorley Autographed PSU Jersey
• Patrick Mahomes Chiefs Unsigned Canvas Print
• Patriots SB LIII Champs Team Composite 11X14 Framed
• Tiger Woods 2019 Masters Champ 11x14 Framed Photo w/Laser Engraved Autograph
• Flyers All Time Greats 11x14 Photo Collage Framed
• Penguins All Time Greats 11X14 Photo Collage Framed
• Alyssa Naeher Autographed USA Soccer Ball
• 1992 Dream Team (Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan) Framed Photo w/Laser Engraved Autographs
• Jennie Finch Autographed/Inscribed "Team USA" Softball
• Mike Tyson Autographed Punch Out Photo w/Nintendo Controller Shadow Box Framed
• Kobe Bryant Lakers Unsigned Framed Photo Collage w/Laser Engraved Autograph
• Kobe Bryant vs. Michael Jordan Unsigned 11x14 Game Action Photo Framed
• Abraham Lincoln Framed Collage w/Gettysburg Address
• Caddyshack Movie Poster Framed Collage
• History of the American Civil War Framed 44X20 Panoramic Print
• John F. Kennedy Framed Tribute w/Laser Engraved Autograph
• Rolling Stones Framed Tribute w/Laser Engraved Autograph
SpikesFest 2020 Tables
The Spikes also welcome any community group, sports league, or non-profit organization that would be interested in the free opportunity to distribute information and conduct sign-ups as part of SpikesFest 2020. Interested groups should contact Joe Putnam with the Spikes at (814) 272-1687 or e-mail[email protected].