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Date Set for Annual Rock the ‘John Event

Date Set for Annual Rock the ‘John Event

The date and time have been set for the 2012 version of the annual Rock the ‘John event.  This exciting event, aimed to introduce both the men’s and women’s 2012-13 basketball teams, is set for Friday, October 19 at 8:00 PM in Littlejohn Coliseum.

This year’s Rock the ‘John will take place during the middle of an exciting weekend on campus for Clemson Athletics.  Head Coach Jolene Jordan Hoover and the volleyball team will host Miami on Friday at Jervey Gym at 6:00 PM.  The match has been designated Youth Night, which will include face painting, sign making, photos with The Tiger and an autograph session with the team at the conclusion of the game. 

Men’s soccer will also be at home on Friday night, as they host San Diego State at Historic Riggs Field at 6:00 PM.  That event will be highlighted by the 25th Anniversary of the 1987 Clemson National Championship team. 

On Saturday, October 20, football will host Virginia Tech at Memorial Stadium in a rematch of the 2011 ACC Championship Game.  The game will be Military Appreciation Day. 

The weekend will conclude with volleyball taking on Florida State in the annual Dig Pink event on Sunday, October 21 at 12:00 PM.  The Dig Pink event was designed to build awareness and raise money for breast cancer.

The details for this year’s Rock the ‘John have yet to be finalized, but fans can expect a fun, free and exciting event for fans of all ages! The event will include exciting acts, player and coach introductions, an opportunity to win great prizes, and autographs with all men’s and women’s players!

More details for Rock the ‘John will be released closer to the event on