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Community Outreach At Hog Wild Hoops

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Community Outreach At Hog Wild Hoops
FAYETTEVILLE — Community and campus groups attending Hog
Wild Hoops on Sunday will be given to opportunity to raise money for their cause in a halftime contest.
Fans attending the free event can sign up for a chance to win $500 for their charity and another $500 for the entrant, courtesy of Pepsi. Groups looking to participate in this contest will need to pre-register with the Arkansas Sports Marketing by sending an email to mkthogs@uark.edu with the organization name and point of contact information.
A randomly selected fan from each of the top four pre-registered groups with the highest attendance at Hog
Wild Hoops will have a chance to represent their organization in a halftime contest to win the prize money.
Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. with the scrimmage starting at 3:30 p.m. The Razorback women’s basketball team will be introduced at halftime. The event will also include performances by the Arkansas Spirit Squads and the Hogwild Band, a live DJ and contests and prizes for both Razorback students and fans. Following the Red-White game and after a short break, student-athletes will be available for autographs on the concourse.
The first 500 University of Arkansas students to arrive at Hog
Wild Hoops and enter through the East entrance at Bud Walton Arena, the regular student entrance, will receive a gray long-sleeve Hog Wild Hoops t-shirt courtesy of Pepsi. The general public will enter through West and South Entrances.
Hog
Wild Hoops will also serve as a collection point for food items to benefit local food pantries. Coach Mike Anderson, Coach Tom Collen and the Razorback Department of Athletics encourage fans to bring two non-perishable food items for donation and collection bins will be located at each entrance to the arena.
Ticket sales associates will be on hand to assist fans in selecting season tickets or mini-plans during the event while fans preview the #FASTEST40 action they will see this season. For additional ticket information, call 1-800-982-HOGS or visit www.ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
For more information on Arkansas basketball, follow @RazorbackMBBand @RazorbackWBB on Twitter.


Sports Category : Basketball (M)