JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – June 5, 2013 – The Jacksonville Jaguars popular Caravan will return for a new tour to engage fans throughout Florida and Georgia during June. The Jaguars Stand United Caravan gets rolling this week and the first stop will be in Daytona this Friday, June 7, when the Jaguars touch down at the Volusia Mall from 6-8 p.m. The second stop will be the following day, Saturday, June 8, in Orlando at the Altamonte Mall in Altamonte Springs, from 1-3 p.m.
The Jaguars Caravan will put players, coaches, ROAR cheerleaders and other special guests on the road to share the growing excitement and energy for the 2013 season, stopping in nine cities to engage with the team's regional fans. Some of the visits will feature new head coach Gus Bradley, and all events will showcase Jaguars players and Pride of the Jaguars inductee Tony Boselli.
The Jaguars Stand United Caravan will also be making stops in three additional Florida cities, Gainesville, Palm Coast and Tallahassee, and four stops in Georgia in Brunswick, Savannah, Valdosta and Waycross.
"We had great success with last year's caravan and know it's something that our regional fans enjoyed and are looking forward to," said Mark Lamping, president of the Jaguars. "We're returning to a number of last year's cities but have also added new locations, such as Tallahassee and Orlando, as we continue to expand the Jaguars fan base regionally."
At each stop, the Jaguars will meet with fans and sign autographs amidst a festival, rally-like, family-friendly atmosphere with music, food and drawings for prizes from the Jaguars. All Jaguars Caravan stops are free and open to the public.
The schedule for stops is as follows:
· Daytona, FL
Friday, June 7
6- 8 p.m.
Volusia Mall, 1700 W. International Speedway Blvd.
· Orlando, FL
Saturday, June 8
Altamonte Mall, 451 E. Altamonte Drive
· Waycross, GA
Friday, June 14
Ware County High School, 700 Victory Drive
· Valdosta, GA
Saturday, June 15
Valdosta Mall, 1700 Norman Drive
· Palm Coast, FL
Monday, June 17
Flagler Palm Coast High School, 5500 E. Hwy 100
· Tallahassee, FL
Tuesday, June 18
Governor's Square Mall, 1500 Apalachee Parkway
· Gainesville, FL
Wednesday, June 19
The Oaks Mall, 6419 Newbery Road
· Savannah, GA
Thursday, June 20
Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E. Broad St.
· Brunswick, GA
Saturday, June 22
Glynn Place Mall, 200 Mall Blvd.
In its second year, the Jaguars "Stand United" Caravan is expected to travel more than 1,500 miles across Florida and Georgia, connecting the Jaguars with approximately 5,000 fans.
The first Jaguars game will be Aug. 9 at EverBank Field against the Miami Dolphins. Fans wishing to purchase Jaguars tickets for the 2013 season should call (904) 633-2000, option 2, or visit http://www.jaguars.com/tickets/.