Photos of Seahawks fans at Seattle's Week 12 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium.
RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks announced today gameday activities for the Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers game on Sunday, December 4. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., stadium gates open at 2:30 p.m. and Touchdown City opens at 2 p.m. The game is presented by Safeway, the Official Supermarket of the Seahawks.
Representatives from the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation will be collecting new, unwrapped toys and cash as part of the annual gate drive. Fans are encouraged to drop their toys at one of the following locations: Bekins Northwest Moving and Storage truck that will be staged near the northwest gate or clearly marked Toys for Tots bins around the stadium perimeter.
Toys for Tots Drop Off Locations:
Volunteers from Rainiers Scholars will be distributing the Seahawks Gameday Magazine for $5 as part of the Spirit of 12 Partners program. All proceeds raised will be matched 100% by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.
Local singer and Evergreen High School alum, Dianna Leppa will perform the national anthem. The joint-service honor guard will be led by Staff Sergeant Frank Dunbar of the I Corps Honor Guard at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The honor guard is comprised of active duty military members of all branches of the armed services.
During halftime, the team will host the 2016 Wiener Dog Races for Rescue, which benefits Old Dog Haven, a network of private homes providing over 200 senior dogs with a place to call home. These dachshunds have earned their slot through qualifying races held over the past year. The winner will receive a custom dog bed, gift card from The Pro Shop and "barking rights" as champion.
American Family Insurance Touchdown City is free and opens at 2 p.m. Seahawks Legend Nesby Glasgow will be signing autographs from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the American Family Insurance Legends Experience. Local cover band Oncore will performon the main stage from 4-4:30 p.m. and 4:50-5:20 p.m. Additional activities include the following:
- Two 13'x 24' high definition/resolution screens for fans to watch other NFL games
- Interactive games and contests
- Photo opportunities
- Airbrush tattoos and hair painting
- Performances by Sea Gals and Blue Thunder
- Sea Gals autograph booth
- Appearance by BOOM, Seahawks mascot
- Opportunity to take images with Taima, team's augur hawk
- The Pro Shop kiosks
- CenturyLink Quarterback Challenge for a chance to win the opportunity to compete for $5,000
- Fans who sign-up for the Delta Air Lines 12status program in Touchdown City will receive an exclusive poncho. 12status members will earn miles, perks, merchandise and more. Sign-up is also available online at Seahawks.com/12status.
- 710 ESPN Seattle and KIRO Radio 97.3 FM pregame show featuring live reports and analysis with host Dori Monson and Seahawks Legends Sam Adkins, Jordan Babineaux, Paul Moyer and Dave Wyman
Local rock band Curb Appeal will perform on the outdoor stage located at the northwest stadium entrance from 3:15-5:15p.m.and at the same location immediately following the game. Hall Pass will perform pop and rock favorites in the Brougham Beer Hall from 3:15-5:15 p.m.
The team will donate 12% of sales for every blanket purchased in December at the four Seahawks retail stores to Cocoon House, a non-profit that provides outreach, housing and prevention services to homeless and at-risk youth and their families in Snohomish County. The four retail stores are located at CenturyLink Field, downtown Seattle, Renton Landing and Alderwood Mall. Fans will also be able to make an in-store donation at check-out.
Seahawks fans are encouraged to plan ahead and arrive early to enjoy game day activities and avoid any traffic or parking delays. A transportation guide is available at Seahawks Gameday Guide.
The hashtag for Sunday's game against the Panthers is #CARvsSEA. Fans are encouraged to tweet their gameday photos to @12s, an account curated by the Seahawks, using the hashtag #WeAre12. Snapchat users can now choose from a special Seahawks Snapchat filter while at CenturyLink Field on gameday. For stadium and traffic updates, follow and direct questions to @CenturyLink_Fld. The customer service staff at The Pro Shop is also ready to address any retail related questions at @SeahawksProShop.
About Cocoon House
Cocoon House is a non-profit that provides outreach, housing and prevention services to homeless and at-risk youth and their families in Snohomish County. The mission of Cocoon House is to empower young people, families, and the community to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing and prevention. Visit http://www.cocoonhouse.org/ for more information.
About Old Dog Haven
Old Dog Haven is a small nonprofit group using a large network of foster homes to provide a loving, safe home for abandoned senior dogs. For information and details to volunteer visit olddoghaven.org.
About Rainiers Scholars
Rainier Scholars cultivates the academic potential and leadership skills of hard-working, low-income students of color by creating access to transformative educational opportunities and providing comprehensive support to scholars and families. Visit rainierscholars.org for more information.
About Toys for Tots
Toys for Tots is the Marine Corps' premier community action program. For over half a century, Marines have been the unchallenged leaders in looking after needy children at Christmas. The Toys for Tots message of hope for the future has motivated youngsters to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. Toys for Tots not only benefits children, but also has a positive impact on communities, on businesses - large and small, on the Marine Corp and on the nation. Visit ToysforTots.org more information.