• Braves fans can meet players at Chop Fest

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    ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves players, coaches and alumni will descend upon SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta on Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28 for Chop Fest, a fan festival celebrating the Braves and the upcoming baseball season.

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    During the weekend, there will be a wide array of activities including:  autograph sessions, panel discussions, photo opportunities, clinics, attractions and games, selfies with players, an art show, interactive exhibits, special merchandise and memorabilia, live entertainment, food tastings and more.

    “We are beginning 2018 with our biggest fan festival in our history,” said Derek Schiller, Atlanta Braves president of business.  “Chop Fest will give our fans the chance to interact with our players, including many of our top minor league prospects and spreading the activities throughout SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta will mean more ways to entertain fans of all ages.”

    Also, as part of the weekend the Braves Hall of Fame Induction Gala will take place on Saturday, January 27 at 7 p.m. at the Coca-Cola Roxy. Tickets for this event can be purchased at www.braves.com/gala

    Saturday, January 27, 2018; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    10:00 a.m.           Leadoff Chop Rally – The Plaza

                                    Photos with FOX Sports Broadcasters – FOX Booth, The Plaza (until 4 p.m.)

    10:30 a.m.           Throwing and Pitching Clinic – SunTrust Park field

    11:00 a.m.           One on One with Alex Anthopoulos – Konica Minolta Conference Center

    11:30 a.m.           Baseball 101 for Adults – SunTrust Park field

    Noon                     “Kids Only” Press Conference – Konica Minolta Conference Center

                                    Los Bravos Spanish-speaking Q and A – The Chop House

    12:30 p.m.           Grounders and Pop Fly Clinic – SunTrust Park field

    1:00 p.m.             New Braves Mascot Reveal – Georgia Power Pavilion

    1:30 p.m.             Coaching the Coaches – SunTrust Park field

    2:00 p.m.             A Chat with Current Team members – Konica Minolta Conference Center

                                    Mascot Meet & Greet – Plaza Fountain

    2:30 p.m.             Baserunning and Hitting Clinic – SunTrust Park field

    3:00 p.m.             Coaches Corner – Konica Minolta Conference Center

                                                   

    Sunday, January 28, 2018; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    10:00 a.m.           Mascot Meet & Greet – Plaza Fountain

                                    FOX Sports Prize Wheel – FOX Booth, The Plaza (until 3 p.m.)

    10:15 a.m.           “Kids Only” Press Conference – Konica Minolta Conference Center

    10:30 a.m.           Throwing and Pitching Clinic – SunTrust Park field

    11:00 a.m.           A Chat with Braves Future Stars – Konica Minolta Conference Center

    11:30 a.m.           Baseball 101 for Adults – SunTrust Park field

    Mascot Meet & Greet – Plaza Fountain

    Noon                     FOX Sports Southeast, LIVE from Chop Fest – FOX Set, The Plaza (until 2 p.m.)

    One on One with Alex Anthopoulos – Konica Minolta Conference Center

    12:30 p.m.           Grounders and Pop Fly Clinic – SunTrust Park field

    1:00 p.m.             Selfies on the field – SunTrust Park field

    2:30 p.m.             Baserunning and Hitting Clinic – SunTrust Park field

    2018 Fashion Show – Konica Minolta Conference Center

     

    Both Days

    • Giant Bobble Head Photos – SunTrust Park, Lower Level
    • On-field activities (Catch on the Field, Throw in the Bullpen, RaceTrac Beat the Freeze Challenge – SunTrust Park field
    • Rooftop Gaming Center – Xfinity Rooftop
    • Atlanta Braves Foundation Yard Sale – Concourse Section 138
    • Player Photo Stations – Below the Chop, Braves Dugout, INFINITI Club, Xfinity Rooftop
    • Autograph Sessions (*Pre-sold only)  SunTrust Park, Terrace Level
    • Free Kids Autographs (14 & under age-restricted) – SunTrust OnUp Experience
    • Braves Art and History Exhibit – The Omni Hotel

    For information go to www.braves.com/chopfest.

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