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Jets will host Kids Night at MetLife Fri 8/21

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The New York Jets will host Kids Night at MetLife Stadium on Friday, August 21, during the team’s home preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons. Kids Night will provide in-game experiences and entertainment designed specifically for youth fans. Kids Night is presented by Chase.

Kids Night activities will begin prior to kickoff in the Gen Jets Kids Zone located between the Verizon and SAP gates. Activities will include Jets Fest, presented by Chase, with inflatables, a DJ, face painters, a juggler and a QB toss presented by Modell Sporting Goods. 50 Gen Jets Kids Club members will form a tunnel on the field during player introductions.

Champions of the Jets 7-on-7 Flag Football Tournament, Barringer High School, will be recognized on the video boards during pregame and will be hosted in the Chase suite. The event, held on June 12, was a round-robin tournament for high school athletes and culminated in a four-week coaching internship for New York Jets players. Barringer High’s coaches and families will also be in attendance, while the MVP of the tournament, Victor Salrine, will be an honorary captain for the coin toss.

Six youth football teams will play on the field during pregame and halftime. In addition, the Jets in conjunction with USA Football, have invited more than 4,000 participants from youth football teams in New York and New Jersey to attend. Included in the group will be the New York City Public Schools Athletic League Girls Varsity Flag Football champions from Leon M. Goldstein High School. Prior to the game, members of the Leon M. Goldstein Dolphins will be on the sideline for pregame warmups and then honored on the video boards during the game.

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This Article Was Written By Phil Sullivan

Phil Sullivan

I started JetNation in 2005 and have been a New York Jets season ticket holder since graduating from high school. My dream is to see the New York Jets win the Super Bowl. Until then, I will be right here on JetNation writing, dreaming and talking NY Jets football.


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