Key Points

  • Exciting Kickoff Event: The Houston Roughnecks are set to celebrate the 2024 UFL season with a special event at Rice Stadium on February 17.
  • Meet the Leaders: Daryl Johnston, UFL Head of Football Operations, and CJ Johnson, Roughnecks Head Coach, will speak to fans.
  • Exclusive Opportunities: Attendees can tour the stadium, choose their seats, meet team staff, and win unique prizes.

Event Overview

The Houston Roughnecks are gearing up for the 2024 season with a kickoff event that promises to bring fans closer to the action. Set for February 17 at Rice Stadium, this gathering is not just a celebration but an invitation to the Roughnecks community to engage directly with the team’s heart and soul. From 4-5:30 p.m., attendees will get an exclusive look at the Roughnecks’ new home and hear from key figures in the organization.

Special Features of the Event

One of the highlights of the event includes speeches from UFL Head of Football Operations Daryl Johnston and Roughnecks Head Coach CJ Johnson. Their insights into the upcoming season and the team’s strategy will undoubtedly be a treat for fans. Moreover, the event offers a rare opportunity for fans to select their seats, providing a personal touch to their game-day experience.

Engage and Win

Beyond the talks and tours, the event is a chance for fans to win special prizes and gifts, adding an element of excitement. It’s a community-focused initiative, free and open to the public, underlining the Roughnecks’ commitment to their supporters. However, to ensure a spot, fans are encouraged to RSVP in advance, promising a well-organized and memorable experience for all who attend.

Expanding Fan Engagement Across the UFL

The UFL has significantly expanded its fan engagement efforts with events hosted by several teams across the league. The Birmingham Stallions hosted their event on February 8th, followed by the Memphis Showboats on February 9th, the Michigan Panthers on February 10th, and both the D.C. Defenders and San Antonio Brahmas hosting their events yesterday, on February 15th. These gatherings are designed to strengthen community ties and ramp up excitement for the 2024 season. Each event offers fans unique opportunities to connect with their teams, showcasing the UFL’s commitment to its fanbase. This leaves the St Louis Battlehawks and Arlington Renegades without team events announced yet.

The Houston Roughnecks’ 2024 kickoff event at Rice Stadium represents more than the start of a new season; it’s a celebration of football, community, and the bond between a team and its fans. With key figures like Daryl Johnston and CJ Johnson sharing their vision, along with the chance to select seats and win prizes, it’s an event that encapsulates the excitement and anticipation of UFL football. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to kick off the 2024 season with the Houston Roughnecks.

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Mark Perry Editor
Mark Perry, a devoted sports journalist and founder of UFL News Hub, has been a key figure in XFL, USFL and UFL coverage since 2018.

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