Events in Fayetteville surrounding Arkansas and Alabama
9/22/2010 5:44 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – There are many events surrounding Saturday’s Arkansas vs. Alabama football game that features the first top-10 matchup in Fayetteville since 1979 and will be broadcast nationally on CBS at 2:30 p.m.
Events surrounding the game:
· Friday, 8 p.m. – Beat Bama Pep Rally at the Greek Theatre
· CBS College Caravan/SEC Tailgate adjacent to the Trough (north of Maple Drive) – 10 a.m. until game time, 1-2 p.m. pre-game show
· Goodyear Blimp
· SEC Canned Food Drive outside Gates 1,8,12 and 16
· Silver Wings Parachute Jumpers Pre-Game
Before Friday night’s pep rally, the cheer, pom and mascot squads will ride the Tusk Truck down Dickson St. at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the Broyles Center Museum is slated to be open to fans from 8 a.m.-Noon, while the Trough opens at 11:30 a.m. The Arkansas football team arrives at 12:30 p.m., which is also the same time a concert begins in the Gardens. A pep rally in the AT&T Trough is set for 12:45 p.m., and Tusk enters the stadium at 1:30 p.m. As usual, fireworks will follow each Razorback score during the game.
Game Day Reminders
Setting up tents, awnings, and similar equipment for tailgates may commence at 5 p.m. on Friday. The items must be taken down and removed by 12 noon on Sunday. If a tent is placed before 5 p.m. on Friday, it will be removed and can be picked up from lost and found through Facilities Management, which can be contacted at 575-5050. In order to have your tent for Saturday’s game, it must be picked up from the Facilities Management office before 5 p.m. on Friday.
Tailgating at the University of Arkansas is a cherished part of the Razorback game day tradition. In order to provide a great game-day experience for all those who choose to tailgate, we remind you to please follow the tailgate policies outlined in the 2010 Arkansas Football Fan Guide which can be found on the athletics department’s website at www.ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Select the Fan button and then Fan Guides. Your cooperation and consideration of all tailgating policies will be especially helpful as it pertains to one parking space/one car, no tents permitted in a parking space and adherence to the policies about the installation and size of tents.
Child Locator Bracelets
The University of Arkansas Athletics Department will offer fans this year, free of charge, an opportunity to pick up a child locator ID bracelet for young Razorback fans attending games. The bracelet will allow the parent to store information on it and is waterproof. Bracelets are available at the guest services centers at Gates 1, 13, 16 and at the Hog Heaven store at Razorback Stadium. Fans may also ask a member of the event management staff. Bracelets are available while supplies last.
Stadium Texting Service
New for the 2010 Arkansas football season, a text messaging service will be available inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium that will allow fans to communicate directly with event management personnel in important security and guest issue situations. Fans needing assistance should text HOGS <space> your issue and location to 69050. Standard text message rates and other charges may apply. Razorback fans are reminded that they may can contact the nearest usher or security personnel, or stop by the nearest guest services location to report an issue.
Travel to the Stadium
Fans are reminded that if you are parking in lots South of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, it may be best to enter campus off of I-540 at Martin Luther King (Exit #62). If you are parking in lots North of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, it may be best to enter campus off of 1-540 at Wedington Drive (Exit #64). As a reminder, traffic control begins four hours prior to kick. The pre-game and post-game traffic routes can be found in the 2010 Football Fan Guide at www.ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
Fan Code of Conduct
Razorback fans are the best of the best. They model this by loudly supporting the Razorbacks and displaying respect and good sportsmanship toward the visiting team and visiting fans. The NCAA, SEC and UA have assigned a high priority to assuring athletic events are conducted in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship by spectators, student-athletes and coaches. We request your cooperation by supporting the participants, officials, those around you, and event management in a positive manner and treating others with courtesy and respect. Refrain from throwing objects onto the field for any reason. Do not enter the playing areas at any time, unless directed to do so in an emergency situation, including after-game celebrations.
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