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Tampa Bay Buccaneers will interact with fans at Raymond James Stadium's Fanfest

Bucs running back Cadillac Williams signs a fan’s shirt during last year’s Fanfest. There are new faces to meet this year.

MELISSA LYTTLE | Times (2008)

Bucs running back Cadillac Williams signs a fan’s shirt during last year’s Fanfest. There are new faces to meet this year.

TAMPA — There will be something new about Saturday's Bucs Fanfest at Raymond James Stadium aside from the large number of seats to choose from.

Fans can interact with the players on the field — and not just during autograph sessions. They also can go to the club level and enjoy the game day experience with concessions and merchandise available.

Current and former Bucs, including Mike Alstott and Shelton Quarles, will sign autographs on Concourse D, but a voucher is needed to gain entrance there. They will be available at the ticket office on a first-come, first-serve basis starting at 9:30 a.m.

There are three sessions of the Coaches' Corner hosted by former Bucs tight end and current radio analyst Dave Moore: for offense, defense and coaches. Fans also can pose for photos with the Lombardi Trophy and tour the pirate ship.

"As an organization, we're trying to reach out to the community and say, 'Thanks,' " general manager Mark Dominik said. "It's an opportunity to let our young people in the community go on the field, run some football drills with our players and just give them more access to them and let them interact. We want them to get to know the kind of people we've brought into the organization.

"It's a chance to come meet the 2009 Buccaneers. We have a lot of new coaches and players. They will also have a chance to watch coach (Raheem) Morris address the crowd."

If you go

Bucs Fanfest

When/where: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Raymond James Stadium

Admission/parking: Free

Highlights: 10 — Autograph areas open. 11 — Coaches' Corner on the offense. 11:30 — Cheerleaders perform. 11:30 — Coaches' Corner on the defense. 12:05 — Coaches' Corner on the coaches

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