CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Carolina will hold the first of two out-of-town football scrimmages on Friday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte. The event is free and open to the public.
"This is an opportunity for the fans in the Charlotte area to come out and get their first glimpse of the 2014 Tar Heels," said head coach Larry Fedora. "Charlotte is an important area for us. We finished up last season on a high note in Charlotte with the Belk Bowl win and we've had success recruiting in that area of the state. We're looking forward to the trip."
The Rams Club and UNC Athletics will conduct a football tailgate at 5 p.m. from Ardrey Kell. Food options include Papa Johns Pizza, Duggins Concessions, Plated Pallete (food truck). Maryland Crab (food truck), Sal's Roadside Eatery (food truck) and Belly Backers (food truck).
Concessions and Chapel Hill Sportswear merchandise will be on sale throughout the scrimmage. Parking is available at no charge at both high schools.
Carolina is planning on practicing at Ardrey Kell rain or shine.
Ardrey Kell High School
10220 Ardrey Kell Road
Charlotte NC 28277
Directions from I-85 / I-77 Interchange in Charlotte
Head south on I-77 South
Take exit 1B on the left for Martin Frwy/I-485 E toward Pineville
Merge onto I-485
Take exit 61 for US 521/Johnston Rd
Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Ballantyne Area and merge onto US-521 S/Johnston Rd
Turn left onto Marvin Rd
Turn left onto Ardrey Kell RoadArdrey Kell High School will be on your left