Fun Ways to Celebrate the Season’s First Football Game
Football games are a highlight for the entire town and hundreds will be cheering from the stands. Celebrate the season’s first football game these enjoyable ways.
Theme Night: Pick a theme and spread the word among the student body. Experience the joy of creating an original outfit while bonding with your friends. Dressing up shows unity and support for your school and the football team. Some fun ideas include a toga-inspired night or donning 80s-themed attire.
Make Posters: Purchase poster board to decorate. Make them festive with glitter and bright colors. Write motivational sayings to support and cheer on your football team. Show your awesome sportsmanship by not putting down the opposing team.
Paint Your Faces: Buy face paint or even make your own. This is a simple and fun way to show your school spirit for the season’s first game. An added bonus is that face paint is very affordable and takes very little time to apply.
Make T-shirts: Cheer apparel makes the cheerleaders look festive, so what about everyone else? Making t-shirts is a practical and innovative idea to show your support for the football team. Think of a clever saying and choose a t-shirt in the color of your mascot. You could even add your last name or that of your favorite player to the back of the shirt.
Spirit Items: Often times, cheerleading bags are full of items such as candy to throw or mega phones to help boost team spirit. Another idea for the big first game is to bring your own bells or other noisemakers to shake when your team scores a goal. Foam hands personalized with your team logo are perfect for sports events as well.
Pep Rally: Encourage the students to gather in the gym prior to the football game. This shows support for the members of the football team and promotes school spirit. Pep rallies allow the cheerleaders to shake their pom poms and dance to the band’s upbeat music. The entire student body can join in the celebration. This is an excellent way to initiate excitement among the students and faculty before the season’s kickoff.
Decorate: Take a few minutes to color the windows of your car or the school. Writing fun sayings encourages excitement and fun. You could also use sidewalk chalk to write on the sidewalks and school parking lot leading up to the football field.