Event Includes Appearance by Punter Pat McAfee
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts will host their fifth annual Blue Evening event on Saturday, June 6, for members of their official female fan club, the Blue Ladies. The event, which will take place from 6-9 p.m., will be held at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center (7001 W. 56th Street, Indianapolis). Proceeds generated from the event will benefit The Pat McAfee Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarship assistance to the sons and daughters of US Military Personnel to continue their education and become future leaders in their communities.
The evening is free for Blue Ladies members and will include a Q&A session with Colts Punter Pat McAfee, an assortment of hors d’oeuvres provided by Jonathan Byrd’s Catering and complimentary beer and wine courtesy of Zink Distributing and Southern Wine and Spirits. Throughout the night, Blue Ladies members will have the opportunity to participate in a tour of the locker room and memorabilia room, and enjoy Colts themed manicures and massages courtesy of Tyler Mason Salon & Spa. In addition, attendees will be eligible to win more than $10,000 worth of amazing raffle prizes including a weekend Colts home game package and a stay at the Conrad Indianapolis.
Ladies who are not members of the Blue Ladies, but who are interested in attending the Blue Evening can register to become a member of the fan club at www.colts.com/blueladies prior to June 6 in order to be eligible to attend. Membership for the Blue Ladies is $75 for the first year and includes access to a variety of exclusive events, apparel and much more.
All current Blue Ladies members must RSVP in order to attend the event. To RSVP for the Blue Evening, members can log on to their Colts Members account at www.coltsmembers.com.
About the Blue Ladies Fan Club
The Blue Ladies fan club was designed with the female fan in mind and offers a unique experience you can’t find anywhere else. Blue Ladies members will receive a personalized membership kit, monthly newsletters, invitations to attend private member-only events, volunteer opportunities and much more! Join the Blue Ladies today and meet new friends of all ages that share a common bond through their passion and enthusiasm for their favorite NFL team, the Indianapolis Colts! To learn more about the Blue Ladies or to join today, visit www.colts.com/blueladies.
The Blue Ladies is proudly presented by Circle Centre Mall.
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June 10 Event Presented by Speedway; Free to Public
INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday, June 10, the Indianapolis Colts will host their annual Mini-Camp and Fan Open House, presented by Speedway, at Lucas Oil Stadium. The event, which is free and open to the public, will give fans the opportunity to watch the team practice and enjoy a variety of activities. Doors will open at 2 p.m. and fans will have access to the field, give-a-ways, discounted concessions and more. Practice is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.
WHAT: 2015 Colts Mini-Camp and Fan Open House
- On-Field Activities (2-4 p.m.)
- Discounted Concessions
- Appearances by Blue and Colts Cheerleaders
- Team Practice (5:30 p.m.)
- Register to Win
WHEN: Wednesday, June 10
2:00 p.m. – Doors Open, On-Field Activities
5:30 p.m. – Practice Begins
WHERE: Lucas Oil Stadium (North and South Gates Only)
500 S. Capitol Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46225
PARKING: Free in the South Lot, while space is available
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INDIANAPOLIS – This Mother’s Day, the Indianapolis Colts mascot, Blue, is teaming up with Meijer to offer fans a unique gift for the special mom in their life. Through a personalized surprise visit from Blue that includes confetti, flowers, chocolates, and a card, individuals can give their mother a day they will remember for forever. Whether it’s an office, school, or home, let Blue surprise your mom and shower her with gifts.
Blue’s Mother’s Day Visits are currently available May 5-8. Individuals who are interested in booking Blue for Mother’s Day this year can visit www.colts.com/blue and submit a request online or call 317-808-5264.
WHAT: Blue’s Mother’s Day Deliveries
WHEN: Reservations being accepted online for deliveries on May 5-8
COST: $150 (Includes visit from Blue, confetti, flowers, chocolates and a card)
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5K Run/Walk, strengthened by Indiana University Health, Gives Fans Opportunity to Finish on 50 Yard Line
Indianapolis, IN – Today, the Indianapolis Colts announced their 3rd Annual Colts 5K Run/Walk, strengthened by Indiana University Health, to kick off the 2015 season. Registration for the race, which will be held the morning of Saturday, August 22 at Lucas Oil Stadium, opens today at www.colts.com/run. A Kids’ PLAY 60 Fun Run will also be held that morning at the stadium.
Early registration pricing is available through June 30, including $35 for the 5K and $15 for the Kids’ Fun Run. A portion of the race proceeds will benefit Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.
This is the third year the Colts have hosted a 5K Run/Walk at Lucas Oil Stadium. The 2014 event brought nearly 2,800 runners and walkers to the stadium. The event was created to allow fans to share in the glory of the gridiron while supporting a healthy and active lifestyle by completing a 5K run/walk.
“This August as we celebrate the return of football season, we are excited to once again offer our 5K Run/Walk for fans to enjoy in Downtown Indianapolis,” said Stephanie Pemberton, Indianapolis Colts Sr. Director of Marketing. “Through our partnership with Indiana University Health, this event provides a great opportunity for Colts Nation to get active while having fun and finishing the route on the fifty yard line at Lucas Oil Stadium.”
WHAT: Colts 5K Run, strengthened by Indiana University Health
WHEN: Saturday, August 22, 2015
Registration opens at 6 a.m.
Race begins at 8 a.m.
WHERE: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN
PARKING: Free parking is available in the South Lot of the stadium
WHY: To celebrate the return of football and raise funds to benefit Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.
WEBSITE: Registration is available at www.colts.com/run
The 2015 Colts 5K Run/Walk is strengthened by Indiana University Health and supported in part by LIDS Sports Group, CBS 4, Gatorade and Piazza Produce.
“Improving the health of the community is central to the mission at IU Health,” said Richard Chadderton, Senior Vice President of Engagement and Public Affairs at Indiana University Health. “This event offers a great way for Hoosiers to support the Colts and participate in fun physical activity.”
About the Indianapolis Colts
The franchise has won four World Championships. Since relocating to Indianapolis, the Colts have won 10 division titles, including five consecutive AFC South crowns from 2003-07. The Colts are the only NFL team to have 12+ victories in seven consecutive seasons. The Colts won 115 regular-season games from 2000-09, the highest decade total in NFL history, and the team’s 23 consecutive regular-season wins (2008-09) set another NFL record. The club won Super Bowl XLI following the 2006 season, and the Colts reached Super Bowl XLIV after winning the AFC title during the 2009 season.
The Indianapolis Colts take great pride in playing an active role in the community and are committed to corporate citizenship throughout Indiana. Leading by example, we hope to encourage and inspire our fellow Hoosiers to participate in the practice of giving back. Our goal is to create lasting philanthropic partnerships and maximize those relationships for the betterment of our community, thus, building a legacy of goodwill as we share the heart behind the horseshoe.
About Indiana University Health
Named among the “Best Hospitals in America” by U.S. News & World Report for 17 consecutive years, Indiana University Health is dedicated to providing a unified standard of preeminent, patient-centered care. A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine – one of the nation’s leading medical schools – gives our highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology.
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Viewing Parties to Be Held at Colts Grille and Four Buffalo Wild Wings
INDIANAPOLIS – The 2015 NFL Draft kicks off Thursday, April 30, and the Indianapolis Colts are inviting their fans to join one of five free viewing parties around Central Indiana to watch the draft. The viewing parties, presented by Bullseye Event Group and Bud Light, will be held at Colts Grille in Downtown Indianapolis as well as four Buffalo Wild Wings in surrounding areas. The events will begin at 7 p.m. and go until the Colts make their first round pick. The Colts have the 29th overall pick in this year’s draft.
Each viewing party will include appearances by Colts Cheerleaders (7-9 p.m.), Bud Light drink specials, free Colts schedule posters and the opportunity to win autographed memorabilia. Draft coverage will be shown on the flat screen TV’s at all five locations. In addition, Colts Grille will host 1070/107.5 The Fan’s live radio show from 3-7 p.m. as well as the Colts draft radio show beginning at 7 p.m. For more information, fans can visit www.colts.com.
WHAT: 2015 Official Colts Draft Viewing Parties
Presented by Bullseye Event Group and Bud Light
- Colts Cheerleaders (7-9 p.m.)
- Free Colts Schedule Posters
- Opportunity to Win Autographed Memorabilia
- Bud Light Drink Specials
WHEN: Thursday, April 30, 7 p.m.
WHERE: DOWNTOWN – Colts Grille (110 W Washington St, Indianapolis, Ind.)
FISHERS – Buffalo Wild Wings (13977 Trade Center Dr., Fishers, Ind.)
LAWRENCE – Buffalo Wild Wings (10625 Pendleton Pike, Lawrence, Ind.)
AVON – Buffalo Wild Wings (9875 E US Highway 36, Avon, Ind.)
BLOOMINGTON – Buffalo Wild Wings (1350 W. Bloomfield Rd., Bloomington, Ind.)
COST: Free and open to the public
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The Indianapolis Colts Father-Son Camp is presented by Abuelo’s and LittleEYES.
This fall, the Indianapolis Colts will host their Father-Son Training Camp at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. This camp gives Colts fans the opportunity to get an “inside” look at Colts football. Participants are able learn football knowledge from current and alumni Colts players while testing their skills through a variety of football drills. Activities include on-field drills, a Q & A session with special guests, dinner catered by Abuelo’s and more. Registration for the camp is now open at www.colts.com/events. Attendees must pre-register online in order to attend the clinic. Fathers and sons, mothers and sons/daughters are all welcome to attend.
What: Indianapolis Colts Father-Son Training Camp
FEATURED PLAYERS: Jack Doyle and Joe Reitz
When: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Where: Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center
7001 W. 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Cost: $50 Registration Fee
*Includes admission for one participant, dinner and an exclusive Colts item
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Features Colts Cheerleaders, a chance to win an autographed item and an exclusive giveaway item
INDIANAPOLIS – Colts In Motion will hit the road this fall to visit six different college football games at campuses across Indiana as part of its first ever College Tailgate Tour. The team’s interactive traveling museum and its inflatable QB Challenge will be stationed outside of each stadium for three hours prior to kickoff. Visit Colts In Motion at one of the games listed below for the chance to win an autographed Colts item and receive autographs from Colts Cheerleaders. The tour will feature an exclusive giveaway item to the first 50 fans that visit Colts In Motion. For more information about the Colts In Motion College Tailgate Tour, please visit www.colts.com/events.
WHAT: Colts In Motion – College Tailgate Tour
- Colts In Motion, the team’s interactive traveling museum
- Colts Cheerleader autographs
- Register to win autographed Colts items
- Exclusive giveaway to first 50 fans who visit Colts In Motion
- QB Challenge
- Poster giveaway
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 | Noon-3pm
Indiana State University
3300 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, IN 47803
Saturday, Sept. 27 | 9am-Noon
850 Steven Beering Dr
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Saturday, Oct. 18 | 12:30-3:30pm
1001 E 17th St
Bloomington, IN 47408
Saturday, Oct. 25 | 3-6pm
University of Indianapolis
1400 E Hanna Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46227
Wednesday, Nov. 5 | 5-8pm
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47304
Saturday, Nov. 15 | 10am-1pm
St. Vincent Health Field
3200 Cold Spring Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46222
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Fan Fest features Colts Players, Cheerleaders and concert
WHAT: The Indianapolis Colts will host a Fan Fest at the Three Rivers Festival in Fort Wayne, Ind. featuring a FREE community concert by former Colts punter and his band, The Hunter Smith Band. The Colts have hosted Fan Fest events this summer in Greensburg and Louisville. The event in Fort Wayne will mark the final Fan Fest of the summer. Colts Fan Fests are proudly sponsored by the Indiana Corn Marketing Council and the Indiana Soybean Alliance. Please visit www.colts.com/events for an up-to-date listing of locations.
– Autographs from Anthony Castonzo & Bjoern Werner
– Cheerleader and Mascot Blue Autographs
– Register to win tickets
– Interactive Inflatables
– Play 60 Zone
– Live Music featuring The Hunter Smith Band
– Register for an Official Colts Fan Club Membership
– Colts In Motion, the team’s traveling museum
– Free giveaways
– Colts Mobile Pro Shop
WHEN: Friday, July 11th
WHERE: Three Rivers Festival, Headwaters Park
330 S. Clinton St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
COST: Free and open to the public.
About The Hunter Smith Band: Former Colts Punter, Hunter Smith now brings his talent to the music stage instead of the football field. The Hunter Smith Band released their album “Green” on iTunes in April, 2012. Rooted in Indianapolis, this five-man country band has toured throughout the U.S. and plans to headline several local shows this summer. Visit the band’s website www.huntersmithband.com for more information.
Special notes: The Colts encourage all fans to arrive early. The line for player and cheerleader autographs may be cut off at any time to ensure the Fan Fest remains on schedule. Inclement weather or traffic may cause for late arrival or early departure. All Fan Fest events will take place rain or shine. Colts players subject to change due to scheduling conflicts. Fans will be allowed one autograph per person; however fans may get back in line for additional autographs. All Colts Fan Fest event times are local.
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The Indianapolis Colts today elevated defensive tackle Jeris Pendleton and cornerback Sheldon Price from the practice squad to the active roster. The team also signed center Thomas Austin, defensive end Jake McDonough and running back Tauren Poole to the practice squad.
Pendleton, 6-2, 334 pounds, was signed to the Colts practice squad on December 3, 2013. He was originally selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round (228th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. Pendleton played in four games and made one solo tackle in 2012 before being released by the Jaguars on May 22, 2013. He then signed with the Dallas Cowboys on June 12 and was released on August 26. Pendleton played two seasons at Ashland University and totaled 84 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 6.0 sacks and three forced fumbles in 22 games started.
Price, 6-2, 180 pounds, was signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2013 and was signed to the practice squad on September 1. He competed in 47 games (45 starts) at UCLA and totaled 157 tackles (123 solo), 21 passes defensed, five interceptions and two forced fumbles. Price participated in the 2013 East-West Shrine Game following a senior season in which he started all 13 games and tied for the team lead with a career-high four interceptions.
Austin, 6-4, 310 pounds, has played in one game this season at Kansas City (12/22). For his career, he has competed in eight games, making one start. Austin was signed by the Colts as a free agent on August 1, 2013 before being signed to the practice squad on September 1.
McDonough, 6-5, 305 pounds, was originally signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2013 and was waived on July 25. At Iowa State, he played in 40 career games (26 starts) and totaled 89 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks and three passes defensed. As a senior in 2012, McDonough earned All-Big 12 first-team honors and was named Iowa State’s Defensive Lineman of the Year after finishing the season with 36 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks.
Poole, 5-10, 210 pounds, was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2012 and spent his entire rookie season on Injured Reserve after suffering an injury in the preseason. He was then signed to the Panthers practice squad on September 1, 2013 and was released on October 2. Poole played in 50 career games (25 starts) at Tennessee and rushed for 1,898 yards and 16 touchdowns on 423 carries. He also posted 45 receptions for 343 yards and one touchdown.
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The Indianapolis Colts today waived center Thomas Austin.
Austin played in his first game of the season last week at Kansas City (12/22). For his career, he has competed in eight games (one start). Austin was signed by the Colts as a free agent on August 1, 2013 before being signed to the practice squad on September 1.
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