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September 16, 2010
Raiders game-day announcements for fans

The Raiders have announced a slew of Game Day activities for fans and, as a service to you, the fans, here they are:


Raiderville, an immensely popular pregame tailgate party that made its debut in 2009,
returns in 2010.

Raiderville officially re-opens this Sunday, September 19, before the Raiders open this
year's regular season home slate vs. the St. Louis Rams at the Oakland-Alameda
County Coliseum.

"Raiderville is a fantastic tailgating experience that introduces the Raider Nation to
some outstanding brands in the market," Raiders Marketing Director Robert Kinnard
said. "Raiderville will be open throughout the regular season at every Raiders home

Raiderville, presented by the Raiders official beer, Bud light, is located in Parking Lot B
and is free to the general public. Raiderville features the Bud Light bar with a host of flat
screen televisions, a live remote with the Raiders' Flagship Radio Station LIVE 105
(105.3 KITS-FM), and the popular station's air personality No Name.

Fans who visit Raiderville can also purchase new Raiders Scratchers from the
California Lottery, watch early NFL games on two giant nine-foot LED screens, and
meet and obtain autographs from Raider Legends and Raiderettes, Football's Fabulous
Females. Raiderville will also have its own exclusive list of tasty foods--tri-tip
sandwiches, pretzels, kettle corn, cotton candy, and much more.

An exciting new addition to Raiderville in 2010 will be a Family Zone, where youngsters
will have the opportunity to participate in arts and crafts, play video games, get their
face painted, and participate in inflatable attractions and obstacle courses.
Raiderville is located on the South side of the Coliseum, in Parking Lot B, and will be
open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Log on to for more information.



For the fourth straight season, the Oakland Raiders have teamed up with Capitol
Corridor to provide Raiders fans an easy and environmentally friendly transit to Raiders
home games.

Raider fans receive a 25 percent discount on Capitol Corridor train rides to the Oakland-
Alameda County Coliseum during all regular season home games of the 2010 season.
With up to 32 trains a day between Sacramento and the Bay Area, the Capitol Corridor
offers an enjoyable family experience and makes travel simple.

"Capitol Corridor is proud to partner with the Raider Nation and help fans get to home
games a bit easier," Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority Chair Jim Holmes said.
"With our special Raider Nation discount you can save money, save gas and enjoy a
stress-free, comfortable ride without the hassle of driving."

Ticket buyers can log on to and enter code H842 to take
advantage of the 25 percent discount offer, or call 1-877-9-RIDECC (1-877-974-3322)
for details.



The Oakland Raiders have once again teamed up with the Altamont Commuter Express
(ACE) train to offer an economically and environmentally friendly set of ticket packages
to Raiders fans from the Sierra foothills and Central Valley.

ACE train is chartering an exclusive train experience for the Raiders' regular season
home opener against the St. Louis Rams on September 19. Beginning in Stockton, the
train will make five stops including Lathrop and Livermore, and ultimately deliver fans to
the foot of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

The Raiders are offering two packages for sale. The $50 Starter Package includes one
game ticket located in an Upper East Side location and one round-trip ticket for travel to
the Coliseum on board the ACE train. The $70 MVP Package includes one game ticket
located in a West End Zone location as well as a round-trip ACE train ticket. For an
additional $15, entrance into a tailgate party held at the Stockton ACE station can be
added to either package. The tailgate will include a buffet-style food spread as well as
access to Raider Legends.

All packages provide fans transportation on a Raiders-themed ACE Train featuring
appearances by Raider Legends, contests, and an enjoyable ride to the Coliseum.

Tickets are available for purchase online at A full list of
departure locations and exact schedule information can be found on
Book early as space is limited.



New Amsterdam Gin Bar
- New Sponsor
- New Design Lounge Bar in the East Side Club South Bar
- Hip, Trendy, lounge bar

Hennessy Black West Side Club
- New Sponsor
- Has Naming Rights to the West Side Club
- Now known as the "Hennessy Black West Side Club"
- Sophisticated and hip with a live DJ

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About Raiders Blog and Q&A

Matt Kawahara was born in Sacramento and attended McClatchy High School and UC Berkeley, where he wrote for the independent student paper The Daily Californian. He graduated from Cal in 2010 and started at The Sacramento Bee as a summer intern. He joined The Bee's sports staff in fall 2011.

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