RENTON, Wash.- The Seattle Seahawks announced today fan activities for the team's first playoff game on Saturday, January 7. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:15 p.m.Stadium gates and Touchdown City open at 2 p.m. The game is presented by Western Washington Toyota Dealers.
Volunteers from all five Spirit of 12 Partners, including: Boys & Girls Clubs Washington State, Camp Fire Snohomish County, Rainier Scholars, Treehouse and YMCA of Greater Seattle, will be distributing the Seahawks Gameday Magazine for $5 as part of the Spirit of 12 Partners program.
Local artist Vicci Martinez, finalist from season one of NBC's The Voice,will perform the national anthem. The joint-service honor guard, under the command of Staff Sergeant Frank Dunbar of the I Corps Honor Guard at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, is comprised of active duty military members of all branches of the armed services. Along with the national flag, this joint-service color guard carries the flags for the Army, Navy, Air Force Marine Corps and Coast Guard.
During halftime, the Seahawks will host its first High School Football Showdown featuring four elite high school quarterbacks from western Washington schools in an on-field skills competition. Seahawks Legend and Puyallup native Brock Huard will serve as honorary coach. Participants include: QB Jack Colletto, Camas High School; QB Connor Johnson, Archbishop Murphy (Everett); QB Wyatt Stanley, Napavine High School and QB Joey Sinclair, Lincoln High School (Tacoma).
American Family Insurance Touchdown City is free and opens at 2 p.m. Local cover band, Onecore, will perform on the main stage from 3-4 p.m. Additional Touchdown City activities include the following:
- Two 13'x 24' high definition/resolution screens for fans to watch the AFC Wild Card game
- Interactive games and contests
- Photo opportunities
- Airbrush tattoos
- Face paint and hair spray for fans
- 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
- 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 reggae band, Two Story Zori, will perform on the outdoor stage located at the northwest entrance from 3 - 5 p.m. and at the same location immediately following the game. Soul artist Andy Stokes will perform from 3 - 5 p.m. in the in the Brougham Beer Hall.
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 Saturday's game is #DETvsSEA. Fans are encouraged to tweet their gameday photos to @12s using #Seahawks. 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.