Promotions, themed nights and giveaways are nothing new to the world of sports.
From bobble heads, foam fingers and team merchandise giveaways to Star Wars, Game of Thrones or even George Costanza appreciation night, sports teams at every level are constantly trying to create new and exciting ways to enhance the fan expeirence while attending various games.
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Now, the Georgetown men's soccer team has done the unthinkable.
Announcing #Millennial Day at @GUHoyasMSoccer! Read the full release, written by a millennial, here: https://t.co/slbzw87xP7 pic.twitter.com/hJiaDCBdZN— Georgetown Hoyas (@GeorgetownHoyas) August 14, 2017
Yes, you read that right. When Georgetown hosts UCLA Sept. 4 at Shaw Field, the Hoyas will be celebrating Millennial Day to laud the lifestyle and habits of the young millennials.
The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a free participation trophy just for showing up to the game. Also included in the package is a dabbing-friendly safe space, a stadium-wide nap during halftime and an opportunity to take pregame selfies with Georgetown's mascot, Jack the bulldog, among other things.
Awesome: @GeorgetownHoyas hosting Millennial Day, handing out participation trophies, asking that fans ONLY use their cell phones pic.twitter.com/dr0QVB4WYd— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 13, 2017
In addition to the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, there will be a millenial communicaiton section where verbal conversations are prohibited and all interactions must come via cell phone only.
Only have the attention span to sit through one half? You're in luck! Georgetown is offering tickets for those who aren't willing to stay the full game as tickets are avaiable for just one half. Additionally, if you've held at least three different jobs of the last three years, addmission is free with an updated LinkedIn profile.
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Despite the promotional day serving in the best interests of our yonger demographic, Georgetown has gotten some interesting feedback from fans regarding the upcoming Millenial Day:
Turns out we couldn't win over everyone with our 'Millennial Day' promotion (https://t.co/4u3qdkRSyo) h/t @JimmyDonofrio #sportsbiz pic.twitter.com/FWZHmOxYz6— Chris Grosse (@Chris_Grosse) August 16, 2017
More information regarding ticket sales and other promotional events can be found at www.wearegeorgetown.com -- if you're willing to do the work yourself.