College Game Day Brings Hopeful Campers to Quad

7 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Sunday, October 24 2010 Oct 24, 2010 Sunday, October 24, 2010 9:21:33 PM CDT October 24, 2010 in News
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COLUMBIA - College Game Day is set and ready to go for the show, and fans are also the ones getting ready.

Although the action will be on the field tomorrow, tonight thousands of fans will be packing into the quad, expecting to camp out. They all hope to be first in line to nab a spot on national television.

Mizzou sophomore and dedicated fan, Zach Garcia, says this is a significant event for him so he plans on braving the long night ahead.

"It's a lot to sacrifice and kinda tough physically...but it's just pride and being a Mizzou Tiger and uniting as one," Garcia said.

Garcia is just one of over ten-thousand fans who are expected to show up late tonight.

However, those who have already arrived may be in for a bit of some disappointment. Law enforcement and event officials are kicking people out at midnight after ESPN requested they shut down the quad at that time.

They will reopen the quad at 3:30 a.m. and eager fans will then be allowed to start waiting in line.

The show will air live at eight o'clock in the morning.

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