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Family Day 2023: The Round-Up 

The U’s reflect on our annual Family Day 

24 October 2023

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Family Day 2023: The Round-Up 

The U’s reflect on our annual Family Day 

24 October 2023

The U’s battled to a 1-1 draw with Blackpool on Saturday afternoon for the club’s dedicated Family Day fixture that saw an impressive home attendance in OX4 as the crowds continue to grow. Here’s the Family Day round-up:

We welcomed a number of entertainment brands into our Family Zone on Saturday filled with lots of exciting activities for our young U’s to engage ahead of the game. 

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Smash Padel 
Nationwide sports brand Smash Padel hosted a small-sided padel game to introduce U’s fans to the increasingly popular game.  
 
The branch based at Bicester Hotel, Golf, and Spa has three courts and are available to book through their website: https://www.smashpadel.co/play  

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Free Face Painting for Fans 
Yellow Bird Face Painting was busy leading up to kick-off adding yellow and blue stripes to United’s youngsters to get them in the mood ahead of the clash with the Tangerines.  
 
Yellow Bird Face Painting is available to book here: https://www.yellowbirdfacepainting.com/  

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Lights, Camera, Action 
Oxford New Theatre brought a custom-made Instagram board for supporters to dress up and pose for pictures, as well as promote their upcoming shows in the city centre.  
 
You can view all the theatre’s upcoming shows here: https://www.oxford-theatre.com/theatres/new-theatre-oxford/theatre.php  

EA FC24 Goal Of The Day 
Gaming Parties Gaming Van was parked outside the South Stand running a ‘Best Goal’ competition to win a Mark Harris and Marcus McGuane EA FC24 signed card. 
 
You can book your own gaming van for your child’s party by visiting their website here: https://gamingparties.co.uk/  

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Adventures With Escape Hunt 
Escape Hunt challenged supporters to solve the print-and-play puzzle that they brought along for the afternoon.  
 
To book your adventure with Escape Hunt, visit their website here: https://escapehunt.com/uk/oxford/  

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Partyman World Presence  
Partyman World was also painting Oxford United’s colours onto our Young U’s faces ahead of the game. Cosmo their purple dinosaur mascot was also in the Family Day spirit who was taking pictures with supporters around the ground. 
 
To book your child into Partyman World’s soft play area, visit their website at: https://www.partymanworld.co.uk/location/oxford/  

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UK Football Freestylers In Town 
Luca Placintino and Harvey Cameron, UK football freestylers, showed off their incredible skills to supporters in the Family Zone ahead of the game and supplied the half-time entertainment on the pitch. 

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Community Trust Skill Centre 
For those who enjoyed testing their skills on Saturday with Oxford United in the Community, why not get into football by trying one of our Skill Centre courses offering starter-level technical coaching to girls and boys of any ability from 5-11. 
 
As part of our Family Day, the next 50 bookings made will be able to book with 15% off by using the code SKILLSCENTRE15%OFFOct-Dec2023 

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United’s Furry Friends 
United’s mascots Olly and Olivia were posing for pictures all afternoon with supporters outside the South Stand and over in the Family Area ahead of kick-off.   
 
Half-Price Ticket Offer For Season Ticket Holders 
Saturday was our first of two games in which Season Ticket holders had access to one guest ticket at half-price for the game. The next game will be Wigan Athletic on Tuesday 13th February, 7:45pm. 

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