Welcome home celebration planned for CCU baseball team

Welcome home celebration planned for CCU baseball team

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The Conway and Grand Strand communities are invited to join Coastal Carolina University to welcome home the CCU Chanticleers as they return from the College World Series in Omaha.

According to a press release from CCU, the welcome home motorcade and ceremony will be scheduled for Thursday, June 30.

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, which is located at 1250 Airdrome Ave., 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, the release stated.

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 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.

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