PRESS RELEASE


August 23, 2012

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Texas High vs Arkansas High Tickets Sales Game Day Shuttle Service Pre-Game Festivities Announced

Texarkana, TX – TISD and TASD are encouraging Tiger and Razorback fans to get their tickets early for the showdown of the season to be played on Friday, August 31 at 8:00 p.m. in Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. No tickets will be sold at the gate on game night.

AHS fans can purchase reserved tickets from Monday thru Friday, August 27 – August 31 at the Arkansas Razorback Athletic Office (1920 East 18th Street). Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – Noon on Friday. Ticket prices are $7.00 and $8.00.

For Texas High fans, game tickets will be sold in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center & John Thomas Theatre Ticket Booths (3941 Summerhill Road) on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 28 and 29 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or until sold out. Ticket purchases are limited to ten (10) tickets per person. All tickets are Reserved Seating and cost $7.00 (Section A & C) and $8.00 (Section C). THS Student (high school only) game tickets are available for $3.00 and can be purchased during lunch on Thursday and Friday at Texas High School.

Free Shuttle Bus services to and from Tiger Stadium will be offered by TISD and TASD. Riders must have a game ticket for boarding. Seats will be offered on a first come first serve basis and security will be provided at all parking sites during the evening to watch over vehicles and to assist fans with any questions. All shuttle riders will go through security screening upon boarding and bypass stadium security screening.

Arkansas High fans will board at Razorback Stadium starting at 6:30 p.m. and be dropped off at the Southeast side of Tiger Stadium. Return shuttles will begin at half-time and run until all fans are returned to their vehicle.

Texas side shuttles will begin at 6:00 p.m. and run continuously through the evening. Tiger fans can board the shuttle at the THS Student Parking lot (4001 Summerhill Road) and will be dropped off at a special North side entrance at Tiger Stadium.

Pre-game festivities for AHS will be on Friday, August 31 at Razorback Stadium. The annual Orange Crush and Tiger Tails Breakfast will begin at 7:15 a.m. with the Pep Rally at 8:15 a.m. The Pep Rally will include a tiger hunt, spirit contest; Instagram! Razorback Fans! and much more. Admission is $2.

Texas High will hold their annual Bacon Fry, hosted by the THS Senior Class, on Friday, August 31 at 7:45 a.m. in the THS Café Courtyard. Breakfast will include eggs, bacon, biscuits and orange juice for all THS students and staff. The Pep Rally will be at Tiger Center beginning at 3:00 p.m. During the fun-filled Pep Rally, the winning teacher/administrator enjoys the opportunity to “Kiss the Pig” live and performances will be given by the HighSteppers, Color Guard, Tiger Band, Drumline, Varsity and Junior Varsity Cheerleaders.

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