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Raiders Offer Free Admission to Final Home Game For All Fans

Free Admission on August 12The Racine Raiders final regular season home game of 2017 will be free for all fans to attend. The Racine Raiders board of directors wanted to thank the fans for their continued support and voted to give all fans free admission to the continuation of the suspended game against the Milwaukee County Chargers on Saturday, August 12.

“This is a way for the Raiders organization to say ‘thank you’ for all of your support over the years,” read a statement from the board of directors.

The game has major significance in the MidStates Football League playoffs. A Milwaukee County win would keep them at a three seed in the MSFL playoffs. A loss would drop them to the four seed. A win for the Raiders would allow them to move up to the three seed in the playoffs. A loss would keep Racine as a four seed.

The four seed will play the Wisconsin Hitmen at Whitnall High School on Saturday, August 19. The three seed will play the Rockton Rush at the Rockton Athletic Fields on the same day.

Flooding at Horlick FieldFans that attend the game will get to see a rarity in football, a game that starts without a kickoff. The game was started in June and the first quarter was just completed when lightning and heavy rain drenched Historic Horlick Athletic Field for hours, causing the game to be suspended. The game will resume at the point of interruption so the Chargers will have a 1st down and 10 at their own 44-yard line. Racine led 3-0 at the time of the stoppage.

There is also a free youth football camp planned for earlier in the day on August 12. There are still spots available for kids entering grades 3-8. Parents are encouraged to bring their kids to Historic Horlick Athletic Field beginning at 9:30 a.m. to register at the field and sign a waiver form. More information on the camp can be found here.