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Sports: Raider Fans from Far and Wide Head to Oakland

American Football

Oakland Raider fans from across the country and around the world are traveling to Oakland - International Capital of the Raider Nation - for their matchup against their arch-rivals, the Denver Broncos.

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Raiders Fan Convention Oakland in 2013. Photo Credit: Raiders Fan Convention.

 

Following a successful Raiders Fan Convention in Baja Oakland last summer, the Raiders Fan Convention moves north.

Raiders Fan Convention Oakland will take place from 11 am until 5 pm on Saturday 8 November 2014, the day before the Oakland Raidesr take on their old American Football League rivals the Denver Broncos at Oaktown's notorious Black Hole.

Not only will Super Bowl XI Champion Otis Sistrunk be present, the first 200 Raider fans to arrive at the venue will get an Otis Sistrunk player magent.

There will be raffles for kids and adults alike, and 4DUB will shoot a music video of the event.

And speaking of music, DJ Dino will spin discs and and the Hazmat Boyz, a..k.a. Dem Raider Boyz will blast out their jams.

After Dark

Welcome to the Dark Side will follow that night at the same venue. The doors open at 7 pm, and the show starts at 8 pm.

Oakland Raider fans Fans are flying in from far and wide. Include are a large contingent from the Big Apple.

"I can hardly contain my excitement to be heading off to the promise land of Oakland!" says John Lauro, Head Honcol, Man in Charge, Supreme Dictator, and Head Bartener at Silver and Black Empire: the NYC Home of Raider Nation in New York City.

"I am so very proud to be leading the craziest bunch of die hards this side of Oakland!"

Weather Forecast

If you're heading to Oakland for the game, sunny skies and highs of 73 degrees F are expected both Saturday and Sunday afternoon. But evenings will be very chilly so dress in layers.

Wear anything Silver and Black. White and gray are also acceptable. But don't even THINK of wearing anything orange or blue.

Where

E One Entertainment, 200 Hegenbrger Road, Oakland, California. Telephone: +510 636-1880. 

The club is located halfway between Oakland International Airport and the Black Hole, a.k.a. The Oakland Coliseum. It is next to the Red Lion Inn and across from the Harley Davidson dealership.

 

 

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