BOISE, Idaho – Boise State Athletics is launching an upgraded pregame experience at Albertsons Stadium in 2018, partnering with Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company, and unveiling the Ford Tailgate Zone at DeChevrieux Field, Director of Athletics Curt Apsey announced Monday.
The Ford Tailgate Zone at DeChevrieux Field will include a Kids Zone, featuring a climbing wall and other entertainment geared toward a younger generation of Bronco fans. It will also include Go Vision, large-screen televisions featuring top games, in addition to food trucks, additional dining options and more – all on the Broncos’ grass practice facility, just steps from Albertsons Stadium.
“I would like to thank Treasure Valley Ford stores for making this all possible,” Apsey said. “We have been focusing on our pregame fan experience for quite some time, and we are thrilled to make this a reality for the upcoming season.”
Blockparty will bring hassle-free hospitality to Bronco fans, presenting a multitude of new offerings to improve the fan experience. Blockparty will construct a tailgate village using turnkey tailgating packages for groups of all sizes. Tailgate village offerings will include bellhop services, tailgate attendants, tailgate games and FanText. FanText provides fans with an on-demand concierge service via an SMS platform allowing fans the capability to text for assistance.
“We are excited to be able to incorporate our offerings to create the ultimate tailgate experience at Boise State,” commented Blockparty CEO, Adam Ward. “The tailgate culture at Boise State has a long history, and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to enhance that with our premium services and amenities.”
“We are devoted to bringing Boise State fans the best gameday experiences, and we’re excited to introduce Blockparty’s improved offerings,” stated Learfield’s Bronco Sports Properties General Manager, Joey King. “This partnership allows our tailgating atmosphere to enter into a whole new league.”
Blockparty tailgate packages are available for purchase via their website (https://www.blockpartypresents.com/BSU), by email at Boisestate@blockpartypresents.com, or by phone at (208) 273-8053.
Blockparty is a full-service fan experience firm providing the highest level of management expertise in sports and entertainment hospitality. By combining fully integrated partnership services with turnkey hospitality solutions and 5-star customer service, the Blockparty team creates the ultimate fan experience. Blockparty is an official partner of multiple college football programs, several professional teams, and the world’s largest music promoter, Live Nation Entertainment.