Staff and Faculty Appreciation Event

Free Game, Free Food, Free Parking!

2017 Kay Yow Spring Game

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Appreciation Event 11:00 AM | Game Time: 1:00 PM

Carter Finley Stadium | 4600 Trinity Road, Raleigh, NC 27607

Join us for our Staff and Faculty Appreciation event at the NC State Football: Kay Yow Spring Game on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Staff and Faculty and up to three (3) guests can partake in free food, family activities, prizes, and free entry into the football game where we will break a WORLD RECORD for the most people ‘wolf howling’ at once! A $1.00 donation is suggested at the gate, which will go to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Tickets for food may be purchased at the event for up to four (4) additional guests for $5.00 each.

To receive tickets for the game, and entry into the appreciation event, Staff and Faculty MUST REGISTER  (including guests); tickets will be emailed to the email address on the registration form. Registration for the Staff & Faculty event is limited to the first 3,000 registrants and guests. 

The Staff and Faculty Appreciation event will be held at the north end of the stadium, just inside gates 12, 13, and 14 (Please click on the map below for clarification).
Please keep in mind the stadium’s clear bag policy when attending this event.


  • 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM: Stop by the College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual open house for a day filled with animal friends, fun, and learning. Open House Information
  • 10:30 AM: Wolfpack Fan Zone Opens (games, kids activities, free posters, etc.)
  • 10:45 AM: The Wolfpack will hold their annual alumni flag football game on the field
  • 11:00 AM-1:00 PM: Staff & Faculty Appreciation Event (food & family activities)
  • 12:00 PM: Carolina Hurricanes host NHL Centennial Fan Area at the PNC (free)
  • 1:00 PM: NC State Football Game
    • During the game we will attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the most people “wolf howling”. Get your ‘Wolf Howl’ ready, more information to come!
    • Kay Yow Spring Game Dash for kids 5-12 yrs participate in a dash on the field during the game. Registration is now closed. 
    • Kay Yow Spring Game Survivor Tunnel invites survivors to participate in an on-field survivor celebration during the team introduction. Register Here
    • Meet your favorite players after the game for photos and autographs.


Each employee and up to three (3) guests will each receive a $9.00 Concessions Voucher to be used on the food below. Tickets for food may be purchased at the event for up to four (4) additional guests for $5.00 each. Vouchers are limited to the first 3,000 employees and guests who register.

  • Chick-fil-A Sandwich       $5.00
  • Pizza                                  $5.00  (Cheese and Pepperoni)
  • Hot Dogs                           $3.00
  • Bottled Drinks                   $4.00
  • Popcorn                            $4.00
  • Peanuts                             $5.00
  • Ice Cream                          $2.00
  • Nachos                              $4.00
  • Candy                                $3.00  (Snickers, M&M’s)


Parking is open, and free (Yes, FREE!) for the NC State Football: Kay Yow Spring Game. Parking gates open at 8:00 AM. Fans must enter through parking gates A, B, or C off of Trinity Road and can park anywhere in these areas. (Please click on the map below for clarification.)


Registration is now closed for this event.

Thank you to the following sponsors: HR-Benefits, NC State Athletics, Campus Enterprises.