Crimson & Gray Spring Football Game Coming Saturday

Game of Florida Tech Offense v. Defense
Kicks Off at 1 p.m. at Panther Stadium

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Florida Tech Football will host its annual Spring Game this Saturday, March 31, at 1 p.m. at Florida Tech Panther Stadium. This is the first chance for fans and the community to get a glimpse of the 2018 Panthers. Admission to the Spring Game is free to the public.

Similar to previous years, head coach Steve Englehart has installed a special game format that will pit the FIT offense against the defense.

The defense will start the contest with 28 points and can add to its total through scoring a defensive touchdown or forcing a turnover. The offense will have 85 plays to outscore the defense. A breakdown of the scoring format can be found below.

Defense Scoring (Start with 28 points) Points
Touchdown 7 points
Forced Turnover 3 points


Offense Scoring (Start with 0 points)
Touchdown 6 points
Extra Point 1 point
FG 3 points


In conjunction with this year’s Spring Game, the Florida Tech football team will host a one-hour free youth clinic for players in 8th grade or under. The clinic will begin at 11 a.m. on the turf at Panther Stadium.

Following a warm-up, youth players will go through a series of instructional stations with current FIT football players and coaches. All participants will be required to complete a waiver before taking part in the clinic.

For further information on the clinic, please contact Coach Aaron Archie at 321-339-9798 or

All parking at Palm Bay High School is free. The parking lots and gates open at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. All restrooms will be open at 10:30 a.m. as well; concessions open at noon.

No tailgating of any kind will be permitted on Palm Bay High School property. There are also no tobacco and alcohol products allowed on the high school campus at any time. And no pets, with the exception of service animals, will be allowed at the venue.

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