Opening Festivities Announced for Roger Glass Stadium - Home of the Chaminade Julienne Eagles

A week-long of festivities will be held to celebrate the opening of Roger Glass Stadium - Home of the Chaminade Julienne Eagles.

Festivities will begin on the night of the school’s traditional “Meet the Eagles” held Thursday, August 18 beginning at 7 p.m. This is the same event where just last year, news of the stadium was first announced. In addition to the pep rally-style introduction of participants in fall sports and performing arts activities, the new complex will be dedicated and blessed in the company of students, parents, teachers, coaches and staff.

On Friday, August 19, younger students will be invited to Roger Glass Stadium for Kid’s Night Under the Lights. This invitation only event is for students who attended a CJ Eagles Summer Camp and 6th grade students from around the Dayton-area. A slate of on-field activities are planned for kids and their families to test out their soccer, lacrosse, track, basketball and football skills in the new venue and in the Student Conditioning Center adjacent to the stadium. This event is in partnership with The Foodbank and attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item.

Saturday, August 20 will serve as the official grand opening of Roger Glass Stadium with “Soccer Day at CJ”. The public is invited as the JV and Varsity men’s and women’s soccer teams will host Butler High School in competition beginning at 1 p.m. At 4:30 p.m., an official ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on the field of Roger Glass Stadium. Tickets for the soccer games will be $6 for adults and $4 for students.

The first home football game for the Eagles will be Friday, August 26 at 7 p.m. against Marion Local. There will be a short pre-game ceremony before the competition begins.

Tickets for all home football games will be available online this year. Parents and alumni will have a pre-sale ticket opportunity beginning Monday, August 8. They will receive an electronic newsletter with details regarding the purchase of tickets. On Wednesday, August 10, ticket sales will be made available to everyone on the CJ website. Ticket-holders can print out their tickets at home or have ticket barcodes scanned straight from their smartphones.

You can learn more about how the dream of Roger Glass Stadium - Home of the Chaminade Julienne Eagles turned into a reality here.

Posted July 26, 2016