Ryan Day and Players Headline 1870 Society Open House at the WHAC

Ryan Day and Players Headline 1870 Society Open House at the WHAC

February 16, 2024


Ryan Day & Players Headline The 1870 Society Open House on March 2nd

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The 1870 Society is proud to announce an exclusive two-hour Open House event at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, featuring Ohio State head football coach Ryan Day, his assistant coaches, and 10-15 current football team members who are partnered student-athletes with The 1870 Society. Scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. until 12 noon on Saturday, March 2nd, this occasion promises an unforgettable experience for Buckeye fans and supporters alike.

Scheduled players set to attend the event include:

  • Emeka Egbuka
  • Jeremiah Smith
  • Quinshon Judkins
  • Carnell Tate
  • Eddrick Houston
  • Denzel Burke
  • Donovan Jackson
  • Cody Simon
  • Luke Montgomery
  • Calvin Simpson-Hunt
  • Bryce West
  • Air Noland
  • Mile Lockhart
  • Payton Pierce
  • Seth McLaughlin
  • James Peoples
  • Mitchell Melton
  • Ian Moore
  • Eric Mensah
  • Jaylen McClain
  • Sam Williams-Dixon
  • Deontae Armstrong
  • Devontae Arrmstrong

Fans can expect an immersive experience, complete with exclusive opportunities to engage with the Ohio State football team. Tickets for this event are available for $250 for individual admission and $500 for a family ticket, accommodating two adults and up to three children. All proceeds generated will support the Name, Image, and Likeness fundraising initiatives created by The 1870 Society.

Tickets can be secured via the following link: 1870 Society Open House

Given the limited availability, interested fans are urged to secure their tickets as soon as possible, as no sales will be conducted at the door. Attendees are requested to arrive no later than 11:30 a.m. to ensure full participation in the event's offerings.

Each ticket package promises an array of privileges, including:

  • A rare photo opportunity with the Head Football Coach, Ryan Day.
  • Autograph sessions featuring student-athlete partners of The 1870 Society.
  • Informal interactions with Ohio State's football assistant coaches.
  • Self-guided tours of the iconic Woody Hayes Athletic Center, granting access to the indoor field, weight room, player's lounge, trophy lobby, history and tradition hallway, team locker room, Coach Day's office, and the team meeting room.
  • Commemorative event credentials and printed schedule posters, perfect for collecting autographs.
  • Souvenir Buckeye leaf helmet stickers for each participant.

Furthermore, complimentary parking will be provided in the Ohio State Gray Lots (located near Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium). Event attendees should utilize the Biggs Atrium Lobby entrance for access to the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

Please note: For the comfort and security of all attendees, outside items for autographs, as well as bags or purses, are strictly prohibited within the WHAC premises during this open house.

Join us as we support the future of Buckeye football and welcome some new faces to Columbus!