PRESS RELEASE


August 26, 2016

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

Texas High vs. Arkansas high Ticket 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, September 2 at 8:00 p.m. in Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. No tickets will be sold at the gate on game night.

Arkansas High fans can purchase reserved tickets from Monday thru Friday, August 29 through September 2 at the Arkansas Razorback Athletic Office (1920 East 18th Street). Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday thru Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Friday. Ticket prices are $8.00. AHS Student (high school only) game tickets will be sold on Thursday during all lunch periods that week for $5.

For Texas High fans, game tickets will be sold in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center (3941 Summerhill Road) beginning Tuesday, August 30 through Thursday, September 1 from 8:00 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 $8.00. Senior citizens with a TISD Gold Card will need to pick-up their tickets during this time as well. THS Student (high school only) game tickets are available for $5.00 and can be purchased during lunch periods on Wednesday and Thursday at Texas High School. All students must present their ID to purchase a ticket. Student ID’s with “free admission to football game” on back of card will be honored.

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. Shuttle riders must have a game ticket for boarding with seats offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. 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 will 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, September 2 at Razorback Stadium. The annual Orange Crush and Tiger Tails Breakfast will begin at 7:00 a.m. with the Pep Rally at 2:45 p.m. Admission is $3.

Texas High will hold their annual Bacon Fry, hosted by the THS Senior Class, on Friday, September 2 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 2:45 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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