Rowdies Press Release -- The 2013 season is just over a month away, and the NASL Champions will  be hosting the Rowdies Fan Fest presented by the Tampa Bay Times on  Sunday, February 24th from 12:30-3:00 p.m.

The event at Al Lang Stadium will be filled with interactive activities for fans of all ages. It will also be an exclusive chance to see the  new 2013 Al Lang Stadium field configuration, and an opportunity to  secure your 2013 season tickets.  Admission to Rowdies Fan Fest is free, including free event parking in the East Lot at Al Lang Stadium,  located at 230 1st Street SE in downtown St. Petersburg.

You will have the opportunity to meet the 2012 NASL Coach of the Year,  Head Coach Ricky Hill. In addition it is a great occasion for all fans  to meet Rowdies players and take pictures on the field and with the NASL Soccer Bowl Trophy.

One can even test their skills on the field as some fans will have the  chance to take a penalty shot on Rowdies goalkeeper Andrew Fontein from  12:30-1:00 p.m.

One of the highlights of the event is the opportunity for kids to  participate in the Town and Country Westchase Orthopaedic Soccer Clinic  from 1:15-2:00pm. The clinic is limited to 100 kids providing a unique  experience with the professional players and coaches.  The deadline to  register for the clinic is Friday, February 22. Call the Rowdies front  office at 813-287-1539 to secure your spot.  To participate in the  soccer clinic kids must bring their own soccer ball and shin guards.

Numerous prizes will be available, including a chance to win an  autographed 2013 Stuart Campbell Rowdies preseason jersey. Fans will  also have the opportunity to win a one-in-a-lifetime experience, where  they will be able to take a Rowdies player to school!

Attendees will be able to get an up-close look at an Indy Car courtesy  of Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, while sampling great food from  Evos.

This is your chance to get an exclusive look at the Rowdies stadium  prior to the season opener in order to see some of the best seats  available for the 2013 Rowdies season. Make sure to meet with our sales  representatives to discuss ticket plans, seating locations and much  more.