Grand Strand fans to give Chants a hero’s welcome

ccuclockWin or lose in Wednesday night’s Game 3 of the College World Series championship, the Chanticleers will receive a heroes’ welcome when they return to the Grand Strand from Omaha.

The Conway and Grand Strand communities are invited to join Coastal Carolina University in welcoming home the Chanticleers as they return from their amazing run to the title series College World Series. The motorcade and ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, the day after Coastal’s Game 3 showdown with Arizona.

Fans are encouraged to participate by cheering on the team, which is scheduled to arrive at 2:30 p.m. at the General Aviation gate of Myrtle Beach International Airport. The General Aviation Airport facility is located at 1250 Airdrome Avenue in the Market Common area of Myrtle Beach.

From there, police, vehicles and fire trucks will escort the Chanticleer Motorcade as it travels through the City of Conway. Fans are encouraged to line the streets around the downtown center and cheer on the motorcade processional at 3:30 p.m.

The team will continue on to CCU, arriving at approximately 4 p.m. at the main entrance of TD Sports Complex, located on West Chanticleer Drive. Fans will form a gauntlet to cheer on the team, starting at the Chauncey statue leading to the Springs Brooks Baseball Stadium.

The official Welcome Home Ceremony will immediately follow at the stadium. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center. All times are approximated.

Photo courtesy of Conway Downtown Alive

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