Community Heroes Day with Penn State Football

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Saturday, September 16 th will be the 5th Annual Community Heroes Day with Penn State Football as the Nittany Lions take on the Georgia State Panthers.

Special ticket packages for active and retired firefighters, police officers, and EMS personnel will be available soon. A portion of each ticket will be donated to help offset in line of duty deaths throughout Pennsylvania. Over the past two years, more than $3,000 has been raised for the cause.

Nominate Your Peers

New to this year, first responders will be able to nominate one of their peers to be an honorary participant in the opening coin toss. Penn State Athletics will select one deserving firefighter, one police officer, and one EMS worker to be on the field with Penn State’s captains during the toss. To nominate your peer, please visit

In addition to the coin toss, those who order prior to June 30 th will be eligible to be selected at random for the pregame flag hold on the field.

Purchase Tickets

Tickets are now available for online purchase.

Or if you prefer, print and mail the order form

For more information on Community Heroes Day, please contact Dave Bittner with Penn State Athletics at 814-863- 1109 or

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