On Wednesday the New York Jets announced that they will be holding their annual NFL draft party on April 28, at the New Meadowlands Stadium. In addition, the team will be offering up the chance for one fan to announce the New York Jets fourth round pick. Here are all of the details, courtesy of the Jets.
The New York Jets announced today that one fan will have the opportunity to announce the team’s fourth-round selection at the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall. Fans can enter to win this chance at newyorkjets.com. The winner will announce the Jets draft pick (No. 126 overall) on Saturday, April 30. The sweepstakes will begin on Thursday, April 7.
The team also announced that it will host its annual draft party for the second consecutive year at the New Meadowlands Stadium on Thursday, April 28. Admission is free and the party is open to the public. Green & White fans can watch the 2011 NFL Draft from seats in the lower level and enjoy appearances by Jets alumni and cheerleaders. Also, fans can be on the field where Jets Fest will be set up for kids and there will be great photo opportunities for all.
The party, presented by the New York Daily News, Pepsi Max, Toyota and Verizon, begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held on the east side of the stadium. Parking lots will open at 6:00 p.m., 1 ½ hours prior to the event. Fans will receive an exclusive 2011 Jets Draft Party T-shirt upon arrival that evening while supplies last. Jets Shop merchandise stands will be selling all the latest team gear, including the 2011 Draft Cap.